Month: March 2021

March’s Best Newcomers and OG Classic Eateries Around the Bay To Check Out

During the pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to struggle to survive, so my dining column includes takeout/delivery and outdoor dining standouts, alongside our increasing indoor dining as we move from red to orange tiers. I have vetted, visited, and/or ordered directly from each place and all working hard adhering to safety guidelines: […]

Get Outside: Gray Whales are Gathering Off Of North Bay Waters and Around The Bay

Moby Dick and Co. are making their sea voyage up the Pacific Northwest. And, for our viewing pleasure, they’ve taken-up a semi-permanent residence in Point Reyes. Ready your smartphones, gang: there’s a whale rave going on just outside the waters off our coastlines. Every year, The Bay Area’s home to what is the “tail end”—yes, […]

Insider’s Guide: 24 Hours In The Western Addition

Though often forgotten, the hard-working businesses south of Geary Boulevard deserve their moment. Whether you’re sinking your teeth into delish breaded options or snipping the latest hairstyle — Western Addition has a lot to offer. Wise Sons Bagels Bringing together Jewish tradition and carb-y goodness, Wise Sons Bagels is a morning must-stop for sure. Making […]

Find Your Zen with the Bay Area’s Best Spas and Wellness Centers

For our weekend warriors and kid wranglers, a day to relax and pamper yourself is much needed in the busy San Francisco hustle and bustle. Welcome to your directory for the A To Z Best San Francisco Spas and Wellness Centers—go off and be rejuvenated. Archimedes Banya // 748 Innes Ave, San Francisco This chic […]

The Mega Boba Directory — From San Francisco And Beyond

In our active ability to keep our lists relevant and updated, we need your help! Know a new boba spot you LOVE, a closure you’re sad about (or happy about if you’re a cynic), send us a little love letter and we will update this guide accordingly. Though if you needed boba stops in your […]

Bay Area-based Documentarian Delves Into Our Country’s Lackluster Sex Education in ‘A Sexplanation’

A Sexplanation, a film on sex education in America, is the latest work from Bay Area-based documentarian Alex Liu; it sits as a stark piece of contemporary commentary on how antiquated our schooling is in the country around intercourse, intimacy, and identity. Premiering this weekend as part of the Silicon Valley-based Cinequest Film Festival, A […]

Go Green: Where To Eat Vegan in the East Bay and South Bay

Going vegan is so commendable—there’s loads of research out there on how it’s better for your health, the environment, and the world overall. Being vegan,however, doesn’t mean you have to be a good cuisine martyr, now does it? Push thoughts of boring salads and green juices out of your head. Sometimes, you just want some […]

Away From The Bay: A Weekend in Havasu Falls, The Perfect Weekend Getaway

It didn’t take much for me to be convinced that Havasu Falls (“Havasu”: blue greenish water) was a trip that I definitely needed to take to satisfy my craving for an exhilarating exploration. A simple yet mesmerizing photo of a distinctive immensely blue waterfall captured my attention and desire to go. After Googling photos and […]

The Power of Tea: Tekuno Invites Us Through The Harvest One Leaf At A Time

During this pandemic, tea drinking has been on the rise. For those looking for a new caffeine crutch or a way to find peace and balance through all of this mess. Catherine Jue, owner of Tekuno, believes in tea that is healing, uplifting, ethical, sustainable—a tea that can do it all. Jue grew up in […]

Big Little Sur: A Snapshot of Things To Do In The Evergreen

Big Little Lies fans rejoice—that sweeping bridge, the push and pull of waves, and fog-cloaked greenery you’ve come to know and love is back. And while we’re excited to watch the drama unfold (and make us forget about those #sundayscaries), we’re really mesmerized by the opening credits and otherworldly place better known as Big Sur. […]

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