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June 2009 - Best of the City

June 2009 - Best of the City

ON THE COVER
Local illustrator Hugh D'Andrade's work graces concert posters, book jackets, and now, for the first time, the 7x7 cover.

BEST OF
62 Eat + Drink
Loading dock lunches, irresistible caramels and wine lists worth the detour.
Edited by Sara Deseran

66 Fashion + Beauty
Found: The ultimate all-purpose dress, the chicest salon and the city’s best brow master.
Edited by Nerissa Pacio

70 Home + Design
The modular kitchens, high-rise studios, bespoke letterpresses and eye-popping details that keep SF beautiful.
Edited by Leilani Labong

74 Day
Jogging routes, surfer hangouts, sailing, samurai and more—all in a day’s play.
Edited by Leilani Labong

78 Night
A tribute to after-dark action, from drive-in movies and Mexican party buses to fire festivals and ballpark opera.
Edited by Erin Feher

NOW SF
35 Now SF
Therese Stewart speaks out against Prop. 8.
By Jessica Battilana

36 Radar
Seven wild ways to celebrate Pride.
By Lauren Jones

38 Neighborhoods
The Castro burns bright.
By Lauren Jones
Up next, our first-ever Neighborhoods Issue written and photographed by YOU! Click here for details.

40 Play
One perfect weekend in Guerneville.
By Jessica Battilana

NOW SOCIAL STUDIES
43 Now Social Studies
A swinging gala—and all that jazz.
Edited by Jaclyn Binder

44 Parties
Dive in to SF’s social swirl.
Edited by Jaclyn Binder

46 The Bigelow Report
Chronicling the bold and the beautiful.
By Catherine Bigelow

NOW FASHION
51 Now Fashion
Liina Gruener’s magical realism.
By Nerissa Pacio

52 The Trend
Get your tribe on.
By Mary Ossovskaya
Want to have your finger on the fashion pulse?
Check out our “Look of the Week.”

NOW DESIGN
55 Now Design
The Curiosity Shoppe’s dynamic duo.
By Leilani Labong

56 Design Trend
Hit the bull’s-eye with an arrow motif.
By Mikhael Romain
VIDEO: Robert Hold takes us on a shopping trip through Ikea.

58 Real Estate
A gorgeous Glen Park greenwashing.
By Maureen Keleher
Find your own piece of SF real estate.

EAT +DRINK
85 Eat + Drink
The hottest dog in town.
By Jessica Battilana
VIDEO: We hit the hot dog stands at AT&T Park with the Giants.

86 Takeout
Attack of the snacks.
By Jessica Battilana

88 Buzzed
By way of Brazil, the caipirinha comes to SF, just in time for summer.
By Jordan Mackay

90 Dine
Hola to Contigo; a man and his pig; the (gastronomic) reason to head to Excelsior.
By Jessica Battilana

FINAL SAY
96 Poetic License
Garrison Keillor goes between the sheets.
By Leilani Labong