Month: January 2021

January’s Best Bay Area Restaurants To Order Takeout From And Maybe Dine At

During the pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to struggle to hang on, so my dining column includes takeout/delivery and outdoor dining standouts. In much-needed news for our unequally (compared to big business) struggling small businesses, restaurants were given the OK to reopen outdoor dining in SF as of Thursday, January 28 (details […]

Call Us Dumpling: The Top 6 Dumpling Spots Outside of San Francisco

For all the dumpling lovers out there, San Francisco is an absolute dream. Who doesn’t like a warm, comforting, bite-sized bundle of deliciousness? The best spots in the city are restaurants that maintain traditions and recipes rooted in history, passed down from generation to generation. Some of us, however, only make it up to SF […]

Fiction: The Birth Of Presidency—“The Mother for Trump”

How a mother taught her daughter the forms and fiction of this year’s Presidential election. Emma spoke in soft, pastel tones, a cadence she continued to carry into her early-forties. “Don’t you think the lawn looks healthier this year then the last,” she doted, spearing the topsoil with a pronged shaped piece of silver steel. […]

Grasses To Grasses: Four San Franciscans on Cannabis

The Grass x Grass (pronounced grass by grass) team entered our office one by one—trickling in after their nine to fives to sit down and talk about their other job. As the four co-founders introduced themselves, sat down, and the conversation began, it became clear to me that no matter what kind of questions I […]

Accessing Mental Health Providers and How To Get The Ball Rolling with Dr. Jill Levitt of the Feeling Good Institute

Everyone knows about therapy, but some still have questions on how to get started. To answer those “frequently wondered questions”, I spoke with Dr. Jill Levitt, a founding member of the Feeling Good Institute in Mountain View. Dr. Levitt is a therapist who focuses on treating people with anxiety and depression through cognitive behavioral therapy, […]

Shouts Into the Void: Apartment Hunting or Soul Crushing?

So you got the job, or you’ve ditched your hometown. Whether you hail from some burrough of the Bay or out yonder across the globe, you’ve now found yourself in the position of needing a place to live in our fair city of San Francisco. So, you turn to Craigslist, that shining pillar of online […]

The Living Mural: Britt Henze On How Sobriety Connected Her To The Art Scene

When walking into Britt Henze’s Mission District studio—you immediately notice the racks of unpainted canvas, works in progress lining the painted designated wall, and a peek inside her scintillating mind. Read: a lot of color and a lot of mixed mediums. Spray cans line the wall, paint stretches on all four corners of the floor, […]

Hello, Little Gardener: Where To Pick Up Plant Babies in San Francisco

When you walk into a sanctuary of brisk aromas and beautiful shades of green, resisting the urge to bring home a colony of new succulents, air plants, or cacti is a difficult challenges. But if you wanted to support local in turn, we created this guide—make sure to call ahead to see if these spots […]

Getting Laid Off From Your Job Isn’t The End Of Your World, It Isn’t The End At All

Even in uncertain and often, swift, changes—there is an odd hope that emerges. One year ago, this month, I was laid off from a tech job. It’s not a story untold, but as a creative living, thriving, and sustaining oneself in the Bay Area—rent prices speak higher than happiness. Lets dive in. Just shy of […]

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