Despite the endless variety of activities that San Francisco offers, it’s surprisingly easy to find yourself falling into a rut. Meeting at the same bar, ordering the same dish at the same restaurant, or defaulting to the same Friday night plans—it happens. We get it. But it doesn’t to be that way, and there’s no better method to break out of your rut than by dining and raising a glass aboard a stunning yacht as it cruises around our glorious SF Bay.
The hottest events going on this weekend.
Robin Wright was a fixture in the Bay Area during her all-too-brief tenure in Ross. Though no longer a Marin resident—she split in 2010 after divorcing fellow thespian Sean Penn—we still hold her near to our hearts. Here now, for your cinematic viewing pleasure, are some of her best and not-so-best performances. (Let's face it, she's never given a truly bad performance; she's just that good).
It's National Lemonade Day! Why not celebrate with some tequila?
Somehow, I had never heard of Diana Gabaldon's bestselling Outlander series until the Starz debut of its recent TV adaptation. A friend who's a longtime fan of the books encouraged me to read the first one, and it's a pretty ripping yarn, full of adventure, and with a relatable heroine who's neither a Katniss Everdeen-style badass nor an underwritten pushover.
Michigan native Rick Hackett graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in New York and learned the principles of nouvelle cuisine at acclaimed Washington DC restaurant Le Pavillon before moving to the Bay Area in 1979 and leaving his mark on the local restaurant world.
The annual Concours d'Elegance weekend in Carmel and Pebble Beach always draws crowds of car collectors and fans alike to ogle beautiful and rare vehicles from afar. This year, 7x7 and the Audi sportscar experience (ASCE) invited attendees to get inside the action and become a racecar driver for a day.
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit!
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