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The Chapel: The Mission's Most Ambitious Music Venue

The Chapel

There’s nothing much lacking at 777 Valencia St., least of all ambition. Packed inside this one address—home to The Chapel (otherwise known 
as Preservation Hall West) since opening this fall—congregants will find a creole-inspired restaurant, a bar and grille with an outdoor patio, a stage set for jazz bands and beyond, and a spirit and history brought over from the 51-year-old New Orleans original.

SF Shoe Designers Behind Freda Salvador Make the Fashion Big Leagues

Freda Salvador Shoes

It is the rare San Francisco designer to land an account as large as Saks Fifth Avenue. Even more exceptional: A pair of Sausalito shoemakers picked up by Saks in their first season out of the gate. But such is the story of Megan Papay and Cristina Palomo, the duo that launched Fréda Salvador this past August.

Hot 30: Obscura Digital's Electric Light Brigade

Obscure Digital Hot 30

It’s Indian summer in San Francisco, and temperatures are on the rise. As are the local luminaries in our annual Hot 20, er . . . Hot 30. That’s right. We were so impressed by the crop of talent and brains moving the needle this year—in fields as diverse as technology, music, education, sports, and arts—that we added 10 bright stars to our list.

Foodie Agenda: Malaysian Street Food Class and More

Foodie Agenda: Malaysian Street Food Class and More

Today, April 11

Azalina Eusope of Azalina’s is bringing her expertise from the streets of Malaysia to the streets of SF with a Malaysian cooking class. The event will be held at La Cocina and costs $65. Tastings include a spicy laksa soup, her lacey crepes, fresh rice noodles, and fried bananas.

Foodie Agenda: A Pork Scavenger Hunt and More

Foodie Agenda: A pork scavenger hunt and more

Saturday, March 24

Three hours, one mile, seven restaurants. The Asian Street Food Tour hosted by Gourmet Walks is walking through Pac Heights and Japantown, sampling snacks from Japanese, Thai, Korean, Vietnamese, and Indian restaurants along the way. Tours begin at the Buchanan Street Plaza at 12:30 pm and are limited to 12 people. Advance tickets are required for $68 a pop.


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