Last weekend, local celebrity chef and avid cyclist Michael Chiarello (Bottega, Coqueta) brought together his two loves with Bottega Gran Fondo, an inaugural two-day cycling event in his hometown of Napa to benefit Napa Valley Bicycle Coalition, Napa Valley Vine Trail and Clinic Ole Community Health. Two bike routes, a 40-mile and a 75-mile loop, laid the course for 24 teams led by by cycling pros, chefs, and winemakers, with delicious stops along the way.
Palm Springs, once a desert playground for the likes of the Rat Pack and their purportedly tempermental lady loves is now a destination for neohippies (aka flower-strewn Coachella and Stagecoach festivalgoers) and modern design enthusiasts alike.
Designating a designated driver can take a lot of fun out of wine tasting, when one person in your merry group must refrain from even the smallest sip. And while we mean no offense to limo tours or a certain well-known train, we’ve been there, done that.
New pizza places keep on appearing, which means we need to go eat their pies and tell you if they’re good, right? Here are the results of our recent pizza tour, because hey, someone’s gotta do it.
Sure it's pretty sunny in SF, but it's nothing compared to the glorious rays that shine down just across the Bay Bridge (it's supposed to be 77 degrees today). Take advantage of the warmth and good feels with this guide to the perfect sun-filled day in Oakland.
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon Appetit!
Science meets the SF party scene this week in Golden Gate Park and you're officially invited.
The white bridal cabin, the daisy filled meadow for the reception, and the tree lined pool and cabana for the after party, were just part of what made Gwen and Cory's bright, rustic wedding one to remember.
If you're going to drink this week, you might as well drink like you mean it.
Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love to be friends with to answer seven essential questions about their life in San Francisco.
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