Tomorrow is Easter, and if you haven't gotten into the spirit of things thus far, it's not too late. Remember how fun dying eggs was when you were a kid? Well, here's an easy recipe for naturally dyed eggs (because, of course) from SF locals Leslie Jonath and Ethel W. Brennan's cookbook At the Farmers' Market with Kids.
San Francisco's biggest art fest is just around the corner, and we've got you covered for access to this can't-miss event. Oh, and did we mention Holy Ghost! and Passion Pit will be there?
Earlier this week, Hotel Zetta partnered with Seattle-transplant artist Jonathan Matas – whose work can be seen everywhere from graffitied walls in the Mission to inside the Facebook headquarters – to create an incredible mural throughuot the guest stairway.
This week in the city's food and drink scene we have a speedy switch-up at the the former Incanto location in Noe Valley – it's already been revived as the more casual and family-oriented Porcellino. The former Spire and Baan space on Third Street has found new life as a bar called Woodbury, celebrity chef Rick Bayless has yanked his taqueria concept out of Macy's basement, and you should brace yourselves for a bunch of new restaurants opening in the next two months.
A close look at downtown Los Angeles, the freeway-encircled nexus where a handful of skyscrapers rises from the suburban tundra, reveals a business district on the verge of a swanky metamorphosis, thanks to a cadre of ambitious hoteliers, loft developers, and restaurateurs. And now the area’s got an acronym, DTLA—a distinction that usually equates to NBT (next big thing) status.
Things are hopping down South this month, with a whole slew of openings. From expansions of popular San Francisco staples in Palo Alto and Mountain View to a food truck explosion in Millbrae, there’s no shortage of culinary options to be found in a wide variety of settings.
Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers are on the road again this spring and summer with new tour dates. Over-night sensations, they became famous after their “van sessions” went viral. Who could ever forget their cover of Hall & Oates “I Can’t Go For That”? Nicki shared her favorite Bay Area spots for inspiration, unwinding, and taking in a show, plus her tips for the best road trip ever. Buckle up.
Possibly even more than San Francisco residents like to drink, San Francisco mixologists like to create. We're a passionate city and when we find something we enjoy, we persue it full force.
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