Top Chef Season 3 runner up Casey Thompson dominates this week's food headlines, with the news that she's finally opening a long-planned Bay Area restaurant of her own. Also up, Lers Ros in Hayes Valley gets shuttered by the health department, and former Oenotri chef Curtis di Fede is opening a ramen shop in Napa.
Ouroboros, the enigmatic ancient symbol of the snake eating its tail, appears across cultures and in multiple contexts, from the tombs of the Egyptian pharaohs and the annals of Jungian philosophy to mythological tales of alchemy.
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Thanks to you I've been ticket-free for over two years now and consider myself a savvy parker. But I have a situational question for you that has really got me stumped, and your insight on the situation might be a game changer for me.
Fall is here, and that means turkey, pumpkin pie, and hot apple cider. With the falling of leaves comes the sprouting of new fruits: persimmons, pomegranates, pears, and apples.
Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love to be friends with to answer seven essential questions about their life in San Francisco.
Bay Area local Erica Tanov started her career in NYC designing silky slips and chemises in 1990, and moved back to Berkeley to open her first shop in 1994. What started as personal "rediscovering" of herself as a designer has turned into a budding lifestyle brand
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