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SFO Tries To Make Holiday Travel Easier


Looking forward to traveling on the holidays is akin to awaiting your next periodontal gum graft. Yes, it can be that bad with packed flights, screaming children, endless security lines, and oblivious passengers. Fortunately, our lovely SFO anticipated the stress and took steps to assuage the agony. Here's what you can look forward to:

Foodie Agenda: Waffle Pairings, Make Your Own Ceviche, and More

Thursday, November 21

Along with the time-honored tradition of releasing the newest Beaujolais vintage on the third Thursday each November, Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro will offer a prix fixe menu in celebration of this incredibly food-friendly wine.

SF Law Firm Giving Landlords Free Workshops on How to Evict Tenants


Everybody is freaking out about the state of rent in the Bay Area.

Three Reasons to Cross the Golden Gate Bridge

Wanda Jackson

Nicasio is worth visiting for it's almost unbelieveable bucolic charm that few towns still possess (Nicasio actually means "the hidden one"). However, it's current draw, Rancho Nicasio, also has quite the weekend of music lined up.

Foodie Agenda: Truffles, Crab, and More


Dungeness crab, white truffles, harvest dinner... it's a great time of year to be feasting in the Bay Area.

Three Reasons to Cross the Golden Gate Bridge

Omar Sosa Afri-Lectric Sextet

Astronomy Talk

Mt. Tam is a majestic place during the day, but it's equally marvelous at night away from the city lights. Instead of holing up in a dark movie theater watching Gravity (overrated, I must say, even in 3D), experience space for real with an evening astronomy talk at the super cool and crumbling Mountain Theater.

Hot 20: Reader's Choice Winner!

HOT. The word carries so many meanings: passionate, sizzling, trendy, intense, and yes, sexy. But for us, it signals our favorite month. Meet the 20 movers and shakers that have us fired up this year.

When we asked our online readers to nominate their favorite Bay Area mover and shaker, it became clear that Jake Wall has quite the following.

A Classic California Romantic Retreat (That Lovers Have Never Heard Of)

Wine-tasting (and the necking that follows) in Napa is so cliché. So is cozying up in Carmel. When you’ve exhausted your list of romantic getaway ideas, it’s time to think outside the box and head elsewhere.

Foodie Agenda: Cheese 101, an Epic Food Fest, and More

Modern Coffee

Add one of these culinary events to your food to-do list.

Why Washington's Shutdown Sucks for SF

So, the federal government shut down. Even if you eschew all things politics, the current situation will most likely affect your San Francisco plans whether you’re a visitor or a local.

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