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Tony Abou-Ganim's Cable Car: A Signature SF Drink

Last night was the kick-off event for cocktail week. It took place at the Starlight Room, where many of SF's best and brightest (like Marco Dionysus, pictured here) got behind the bar, making drinks for the masses.

Shop Your Closet

Courtesy of HarperCollins

Truth be told, I am a complete organizational freak. I color coordinate my closet, tape Polaroids of each pair of shoes to the outside of my Container Store shoe boxes, and fold every sweater uniformly. I’m the first to admit that it’s a bit obsessive, but damn my closet looks good!

Green Your Life

Ever since launched on Earth Day (in Beta), I can't seem to tear myself away. If you have ever wondered how to green pretty much anything, now there is an exceedingly useful resource. Everything is arranged in easy to find categories and subcategories, making this one of the most comprehensive, navigable go-green sites. Start out with the facts, move through to the tips and then end with products. will lead you all the way to the water. Then all you have to do is drink—and they'll even show you how to do that, should you need it.

Top 7 A+E Picks

Kate Nash
courtesy of  Kate Nash

Here’s 7 not-to-miss A+E happenings this week.

1. Kate Nash at the Fillmore on Tuesday, May 13

Pisoni Vineyards: A Man and His Jeep

I recently had the good fortune of taking my first trip to the famed Pisoni Vineyards of the Santa Lucia Highlands, above the Salinas Valley. Gary Pisoni was the visionary vineyard planter who put the region on the wine map. He's also a legendary wild man, part Dionysus, part Loki, Pan, you name it. Let's just the man knows how to have a good time.

Friends of the Urban Forest Soiree at Greens

On Sunday, April 27 the Friends of the Urban Forest celebrated their tremendous success as local environmental advocates with an eco-centric bash at Greens Restaurant at Fort Mason. The event featured delectable vegetarian faire, courtesy of executive chef Annie Somerville and an acoustic performance by local musician Chris Clouse.

Jason Oronzi, Mireille Schwartz

Damion Matthews, Jason Oronzi

I'm From Barcelona Performs at the Independent

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Eclectic Swedish pop outfit I'm From Barcelona played a high-energy set at the Independent on Tuesday, April 29.


San Francisco Film Society Gala Fundraiser

On Thursday, May 1 the San Francisco Film Society honored guests Mike Leigh, Maria Bello and Robert Towne at the Gala Fundraiser for the SFFS Education Program. The Gala was part of the 51st International SF
International Film Fest and was held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel.

Maria Bello

Scott Owens, Dana Shapiro, Gary Shapiro

Sons and Daughters Perform at the Great American Music Hall

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Glasgow-based indie rockers Sons and Daughters played the Great American Music Hall on Friday, May 2.


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