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Upscale Mexican Heats Up in San Francisco

Locals have long admired the beef brisket enchiladas and homemade tortilla chips dredged in cotija and chile de arbol sauce at Mamacita and NopalitoAnd, yes, every Saturday, lines twist outside for fried rock cod tacos and chilaquiles at Mijita and the Primavera. But now several new Mexican spots are serving up more elegant fare. Check them out the next time you need a taqueria break.

Scenes From Outside Lands 2014

The annual Outside Lands Music Festival in Golden Gate Park came and went this past weekend. Whew. Each day had its own vibe and its own weirdos. In between sets by Kanye, Tom Petty, Disclosure, Jenny Lewis, Big Freedia, and other aural brilliance, we came across a slew of scenes and people that grabbed our attention. 

Property Porn: An Original Sequoyah Hills Eichler for Only $765K

Make your Mad Men fantasies come true in this exceptional A-frame Eichler with open-air atrium, quartz counters, and a large private yard. You'll have to move to Oakland, though. 

5 Fine-Dining Restaurants You've Never Heard Of In Wine Country

We all know the French Laundrythe Restaurant at Meadowood, Auberge du SoleilPress, and La Toque, but here are five more tucked-away gems to explore. And yes, they all have white tableclothes. 

Vote: Your Favorite Mixologist's Spin on the Rickey Cocktail

Novela's "Ernest Rickey" cocktail

Through all the different craft cocktail crazes that have swept San Francisco over the years, one particular classic beverage rose above the fray—the rickey. Made with nothing more than Cointreau, lime, and soda, this timeless concoction is the perfect cocktail for everything from lazing around on the grass at Dolores Park to toasting the end of the work week at your favorite watering hole. It's refreshing, it's simple, and it's proof that you've officially moved on from your jungle juice days to the finer things in life.

10 Looks that Set the Scene at Outside Lands

Unless you were living under a rock, you know that the seventh annual Outside Lands music festival hit Golden Gate Park this weekend. And with it, some of the best people-watching and street style in the city.

This Week in Live Music: Paul McCartney, Neon Indian, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and More

Are you guys alive? Last weekend was bonkers, and there’s no end in sight to the SF live music parade.

Wine Country’s Top Dog Friendly Wineries

What’s a sip of Syrah without Spot by your side? Tasting Cabernet Franc is more fun with Fido, and Merlot is merrier with your mutt to keep you company. More and more NorCal wineries are realizing the appeal of being dog-friendly, inviting four legged friends into the tasting rooms, onto the lawns, and for picnics beneath the shade trees. Just don’t let Buster steal the bocce balls.

Guide to Big Sur: Where to Eat, Sleep, and Hike

McWay Falls, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

Use the warm and dry weather to your advantage to get outside in Big Sur.

Oakland's Top Sushi Spots, Ranked

The Best Sushi in Oakland

Hankering for sushi across the Bay Bridge? We ranked Oakland's top six options so that you can stop fighting and just eat already. 

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