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Tea Rooms Are Bubbling up in Wine Country (Teetotalers Rejoice)

Coffee may have met its match, or matcha as the case may be, as tea rooms are bubbling up all over Wine Country. Raise a cup at these local hot spots.

Woodcut Artist Tom Killion Captures the Magic of the California Coast

A new exhibition, California’s Wild Edge: The Coast in Prints, Poetry and History, is the best reason to visit the San Francisco Public Library this May.

Big Gay Ice Cream Guys Coming to SF + Giving Away Free Ice Cream

We love ice cream, and lord knows we adore our gays, so we're thrilled to welcome Big Gay Ice Cream cofounder Bryan Petroff to San Francisco this weekend as he parades through town on tour for their debut cookbook, Big Gay Ice Cream: Saucy Stories & Frozen Treats: Going All the Way with Ice Cream (Anthony Bourdain wrote the foreword—swoon!).

5 Mobile Apps That Are Changing Shopping Forever

Want that killer top you saw online but can’t find anywhere? How about that incredible sofa you’ve been lusting after but can’t afford? There are mobile apps for that...and much, much more. Get to know the apps that are changing the shopping experience forever.

Silicon Valley Eats: Off The Grid Rolls Into Town (Plus, Pizza!)

This week, Patxi's Pizza and Off The Grid's seek South Bay domination. Plus, Chinese food in Burlingame and bubble tea in Millbrae!

SFJAZZ Honors Joni Mitchell: No Regrets, Coyote

While the music-loving world waits and wonders about the health of the legendary Joni Mitchell, SFJAZZ kicks off its #ThankYouJoni campaign this Saturday, with a photo montage installation in Hayes Valley, in the run up to its gala tribute on May 8. 

Nightlife Guide 2015: Where to Party in Wine Country

The sidewalks don’t really roll up in Wine Country as soon as the sun goes down. If you know where to look, there’s a thriving nightlife scene even in the most bucolic Napa-Sonoma burg.

What Will Become of the Palace of Fine Arts?

One-hundred years ago, an architect by the name of Bernard Maybeck (you may have heard of him) designed the Palace of Fine Arts for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Expo and World Fair. Today, it is on the market, so to speak, with SF Rec and Park requesting proposals for longterm tenants who could transform the landmark for private-public use.

Trend Alert: 7 Ways Chefs Are Using Matcha

The green tea powder has been used for centuries in Japan thanks to its health benefits and unique grassy flavor, and Bay Area restaurants, bars and pastry shops are taking notice. 

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