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Homepolish Interior Designer Benedetta Amadi's Liberty Hill Home

Homepolish designer Benedetta Amadi transformed her Liberty Hill home, once "Home Depot modern" (as new construction usually is) into a collected, travel-inspired vision—with a Scandanavian accent. The Italy-born designer, who moved to San Francisco from New York in 2013, is drawn to the organic minimalism of Scandavian design, with its raw woods and cozy textiles.

The 11 Best Picks of Sonoma County Restaurant Week

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Located a mere 55 miles north of San Francisco, Sonoma County is a hub for some of the region's best food. From March 9-15, they will host their sixth annual Restaurant Week, and we’ve got the scoop on the dishes you shouldn't miss.

Check Out Google's Plans for Sleek, Ultramodern Headquarters

Remember Pauly Shore and Stephen Baldwin futuristic living space in Biodome? Google matches that, and raises you a babbling brook, running paths, and thousands of tech-savvy geniuses. Swooping buildings offering canopy-style roofs and a surrounding natural landscape, gives the future Googleplex a leg-up in the corporate office world.

Property Porn: A Modern Silicon Valley Townhouse for $3.5M

With views of the Peninsula's western hills, ultra-modern appliances, and skyscraping ceilings, this not-so-humble abode gives Silicon Valley a very good name.

Secret Recipe: Huxley's Charred Squid Salad

The 25-seat Tenderloin bistro Huxley, which opened last fall, is the debut effort of Kris Esqueda (Saison, Sons & Daughters) and executive chef Sara Hauman (Bar Agricole). Its rustic, heartfelt menu includes the charred squid salad, full of California staples such as avocado, cilantro, and mint. The simple dish can be tailored to fit any season: Substitute chickpeas with lentils or quinoa for a hearty, cold-weather meal or, Hauman recommends, wait for summer to add sweet tomatoes for the perfect picnic salad.  

Best of Bay Area Beauty: Caviar Facials, French "Facelifts," and More

From acne boot camp and energy healing facials to dermatological help and more, here are the best treatments the Bay Area has to offer for your gorgeous visage. 

SoundBox: SF Symphony's New After Hours

Stroll through a nightclub setting while sipping on handcrafted cocktails at the SF Symphony’s SoundBox, an after-hours harmonic experiment in which classical masterpieces are set to a backdrop of abstract imagery by video artist Adam Larsen. 

The New Vanguard: Top 7 Bay Area Community Leaders and Gamechangers

San Francisco has earned an international reputation as a city of innovators and trailblazers in the fields of technology, sustainability, and education. Individuals from all over the country flock to the Bay Area in search of like-minded individuals who are interested in revolutionizing the status quo — the new vanguard.

This Week In Live Music: Theophilus London, Lucinda Williams, and More

Noise Pop 2015 has wrapped and you’re exhausted and broke and nearly deaf, but you should consider pushing your luck with these irresistible shows...

4 Bay Area Power Couples Reveal Their Secrets to Long-Lasting Love

Four enamored Bay Area power couples play our version of the Newlywed Game to reveal how they win at love.

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