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Get out with the Green Fairy: Where to Drink Absinthe in the Bay Area

Few spirits are as divisive as absinthe—the infamous green fairy conjures both sneers from skeptics and delight from devotees. The aromatic, herb-based elixir, which dates back to 18th century Europe, has made a resurgence in the Bay Area in recent years. But, many folks are still too nervous to try the somewhat esoteric drink. Fear not. Here are six local spots that will walk you through it.

No Girls Allowed: 3 SF Brands Are Making Awesome Underwear for Men

What could be more necessary than a great pair of comfy undies? Listen up, guys: Here are three San Francisco brands whose handsome, expertly fitted boxer briefs are made for high performance and designed to be seen.  

Keep it Caffeinated: Where to Get Your Afternoon Coffee Buzz in FiDi

Never mind our city's laid-back vibe—San Franciscans are hopped-up on caffeine round the clock. But come the after-lunch hour especially, local roasters fill up with drowsy workers in search of an afternoon fix. For any of you who clock in daily in FiDi, here are the hottest spots for midday buzz.

4 Fabulous Wedding Dress Designers in San Francisco

The holiday shopping season may have come to an end, but for newly engaged brides-to-be, there's much shopping to be done. When it comes to sourcing local gowns, whether you're looking for simple elegance or a little more flair, there are four San Francisco designers every would-be bride must know. 

7 Convenient and Healthy Bay Area Meal Delivery Services to Try in 2016

Exhausted after a long day at work? Not only do these uber-hip services save you precious time and energy, but they'll also leave you satisfied and radiating health and wellness. Plus, they're easy on the wallet.

5 Easy Outdoor Adventures for This Weekend

Looking for something fun to do this weekend, but not interested in serious planning? Keep it easy and outdoorsy with these five amazing local outings.

Cannabis Insider: Oakland's Leviathan Building Becomes a Hub for Silicon Valley Cannabis Startups

A local marijuana reporter’s field notes and gossip from the intersection of pot, money, and power in the epicentral San Francisco Bay Area.

The Best Eats Around Fillmore Street

In case you've been living under a rock, Fillmore Street is pretty happening these days. with more Michelin stars and James Beard darlings than we care to count (not to mention the many high-end designer and local boutiques). Here's where to refuel the next time you're out shopping in the neighborhood. 

6 Up-and-Coming Female Chefs You Need to Know

San Francisco is responsible for cooking up some of the greatest chefs and sommeliers in the world. As this talented group grows, and the competition thickens, it's high time we highlighted a few rockstar women who have really made an impression on the city this year. Pay attention to these names, they’ll become household ones in no time.

A Jew's Guide to Christmas Day in San Francisco

For many, Christmas Day is all about Jesus. For a chosen few, it's just another day off work. If you're not taking part in the time-honored tradition of gaudy holiday hysteria and early morning gifting under a shedding pine tree, here are a few choice ways to spend the day in San Francisco. 

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