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21 Ways To Get Involved with Earth Day 2021 in the Bay Area and Beyond

Mother Nature really is living her best life these days— sans the swaths of humans regularly driving, littering, and polluting the outdoors. So on this sunny April day in the seven-by-seven, let’s do our communal parts to honor and salute her… via our 5G and LTE connections. Waters around the world are clearing; the air […]

Indoor Dining And Museums Are Back But Is It Too Soon?

San Francisco has been the safest city to be in during the highs and lows of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everything from being the first to shelter-in-place to eviction moratoriums, the city and its leaders have been using their heads. But now, we’re a fatal limbo state that could put us behind again, you see, San […]

Bob Cut’s Plans for 2021—How We’re Evolving and Making Essential Business Pivots

We’ve made it through the end of 2020. What a bittersweet sigh of relief. It goes without saying that 2020 was one of the most challenging years on every one, person, and business in the United States of America. Some have stayed afloat, others sadly being swept in the tides—we’ve come to a crossroad in […]

November’s Best Bay Area Restaurants To Order Takeout From or Dine Al Fresco at

During the pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to struggle to hang on, so my dining column includes takeout/delivery, sans indoor (currently closed as of Nov. 29th), but when the time comes again to eat indoors (here, our tips on how to dine indoors safely).  Please join me in helping to keep our […]

Five Key Tips To Celebrate a Shelter In Place Party During Quarantine

For our birthday month goers—we see you. It’s hard to be upbeat and lifted when there is so much going on in the uncertain. But we don’t want to make the uncertain affect the one day you get to celebrate. That’s why our editor’s put together a pretty simple list of key takeaways for those […]

Now that Indoor Dining is Back, Here’s How To (and Why You Can) Break Bread Inside… Safely

We’ve been waiting for our independent restaurants and bars to be allowed indoor dining along with much of the country and California. Our COVID-19 numbers remain among the lowest in the state per population and our small businesses have worked overtime to adhere to safety precautions despite being in the negative financially.  Digging into the […]

Best Bay Area Restaurants To Order To-Go From or Dine Al Fresco at in September

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. Our indoor dining reopen date (starting at 25% capacity) is set to roll out as early as October 1st.  Please join me in helping to keep our best alive, celebrating […]

Cassava Launches Balboa Village Delivers with Eat Americana and Kio Ramen To Offer Free Restaurant Delivery Amid the Pandemic 

We’ve waxed on the following for some time: it’s a dire time for our city’s small business, particularly those that cut their teeth serving patrons local food we’ve come to love. Alas, we’re knee-deep in what many refer to as a “restaurant apocalypse,” help is a need in all manner of shapes and forms. Eateries […]

From Treasurefest to Better Feels—This Weekend is as Bright as the Bay Area Weather

We’re in the last weekend of May and man, how time has flown. It feels like yesterday we were trying to figure out our Zoom accounts, how does a breakout room work, how does OBS works (for our streamers reading). But now, we’re at a mastery level and the style and sophistication of everyone’s streaming […]

May’s Best New Bay Area Restaurants and Old-School Alternatives To Order To-Go From

During this pandemic, our beloved dining and drink community was devastated overnight once we all began sheltering in place. Alas, my column has taken to highlighting takeout suggestions from laudable eateries and watering holes. A highlight of my day is ordering from any one of the hundreds of world-class restaurants in the Bay Area. Join me […]

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