In the winter months Will Brokaw of Brokaw Nursery supplies shoppers at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market with subtropical fruits like cherimoya, guava and citrus. However, his stand is most recognized for the avocados grown on his family ranches in Santa Paula and Soledad, and this week they make a welcome return to market after a late-winter seasonal hiatus.
It's almost that time of year again, when the eyes of the world are turned to that glamourous, celebrity-filled, cutthroat spectacle in the sun—yes, it's the Arizona Republican primary! And what better way to cleanse your palate than with a televised celebration filled with Hollywood's liberal elite, the Academy Awards®, hosted in San Francisco once more by our fabulous pals, the Academy of Friends. Their 32nd annual gala event has a few surprises in store...
Jambalaya and plastic beads aren’t the only things descending on the city this week. From the hallowed land of Burgundy to the City by the Bay come some of the very best vignerons; their Pinot Noir and Chardonnay to be poured by leading sommeliers and paired with cuisine by our finest chefs. La Paulée, named in honor of the annual harvest celebration in France, is the All Star wine event of the year.
The Detox Market began with Valerie Grandury, a breast cancer survivor looking to wipe her health slate clean with a vegan diet and non-toxic skincare. She found a partner in fellow toxin-free advocate, Romain Gaillard, who helped Valerie source additional natural products for her clientele. A pop-up shop of detox-inspired products on Abbot Kinney in Venice Beach was born, a Beverly Hills outpost followed, and now San Franciscans in search of a “dream team of organic and natural products” can be found on Valencia Street.
ABBA fans, rejoice. The hit musical, where singing and dancing to favorites like "S.O.S" is encouraged, is back in town for a short two-week run. Time to let that inner dancing queen loose.
When: Tues. 2/21 - Sun. 3/4
Where: Orpheum Theatre, 1192 Market St.
SNL's Seth Meyers
"Weekend Update" anchor Seth Meyers sets down his SNL news reporter hat for an evening of his signature wit and humor at Cal Performances.
When: 8 p.m., Tues. 2/21
Where: Zellerbach Hall, Bancroft Way and Telegraph Ave., Berkeley
Officially, today is George Washington's birthday, and an extra day off for many of us. Thanks, forefathers! However you're choosing to spend this rather gloomy Monday, perhaps mixing up a cocktail will make things a little bit sweeter? Try one of these Presidential-themed cocktails from our savvy pals at Liquor.com.
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