On Sunday, February 10 the San Francisco Symphony ushered in the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rat at its annual Chinese New Year celebration featuring music and an elegant post-concert dinner, which reflected the customs and traditions of the New Year.
Specifically, check out the delicious espresso-cognac nibble imprinted with Obama's mug, made nearby in Oakland by Cosmic Chocolate (which has one of the coolest websites ever). It's part of Cosmic's "Icons" series, which also includes Oprah (raspberry ganache), Madonna (red-hot cinnamon caramel), Bono (limoncello ginger) and, of course, Snoop Dogg (mint grapefruit).
photography by David Seymour; courtesy of the de Young Museum
Here are 7 not-to-miss A+E happenings this week.
1. “Chim: The Photography of David Seymour” at the de Young Museum
Don’t miss legendary photojournalist and celeb shutterbug David Seymour’s retrospective show before it ends on Sunday, February 24.
courtesy of Promgirl.com
Ladies, if you’re in the mood to squeeze in a bit of pre-spring cleaning during your long weekend, start with your closets. If you’re anything like me, there’s a growing collection of barely worn formalwear—a veritable visual timeline of your wedding and gala-attending history collecting in some dark corner, just begging to be purged for the greater fashion good.
7 Food Finds
Check out these seven events, all happening this week.
1. What it Boils Down To
Simply prepared, delicious meats (capon, brisket, oxtail, tongue…) served with an array of sauces and paired with Paolo Sartirano’s selection of classic Italian wines. Where to find it: Sausalito’s Poggio Trattoria will be serving traditional Italian Bollito Misto dinner all this week, February 19-23rd for a very reasonable $19 per person.
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