Tea is the new coffee. So says Jesse Jacobs, 42, the Samovar Tea Lounge owner who’s opening a new concept store on Valencia Street in April, a few doors south of Four Barrel Coffee. Inspired by said neighbor and its ilk, as well as by the lack of easy tea options, the loose leaf evangelist is taking his beloved drink to third-wave level.
Prepare your taste buds, Chamisal Vineyards it set to launch its Stainless Pinot Noir nation-wide this month. Created from the first vineyard planted in Edna Valley, the stainless pinot noir is a unique wine, crafted in stainless steel barrels and made to express the distinctive, varietal characteristics of Pinot Noir.
There are certain blocks in the Bay Area that are ripe for adventure. Each weekend, we'll highlight a stretch of pavement where you could spend an entire day and night. This week: Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur.
San Francisco has always been a town that rewards good eats and innovation, and the story of SF's oldest continuously operating business is no different.
Annette Bening, Jack Nicholson, Renée Zellweger, Bonnie Raitt, Danny DeVito, Josh Groban, Amber Riley, Randy Newman, and Kathy Griffin will all be at Davies Symphony Hall next week for a special event to benefit children with life-threatening diseases.
The big food headline of the week is the closure, later this month, of Chris Cosentino's 12-year-old flagship Incanto. But also in the news is the opening of Humphrey Slocombe's Ferry Building shop, the debut of Local Cellar in the Mission, and yet another beer bar on its way to Lower Nob Hill.
Todd Selby, Brooklyn dweller and photographer du jour, may be house hunting in L.A., but he still maintains solid ties to the Bay Area. The UC Berkeley grad travels here frequently and continues to find inspiration in creative types across industries. Here's a look at just a few of the locals he's zeroed in on over the years.
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