Uber has become so commonplace, it’s now a verb. And you’re about to uber that pesky paint job you’ve been putting off due to lack of time, supplies, or…any skill at painting anything. Dying for a chevron study or chalkboard accent wall in your kitchen? By sourcing quality painters and handling the legwork, PaintZen can make your liquid décor dreams come true.
Unique accessories, handsome wares, and catered extravaganzas for the gourmand you thought had everything.
December has barely begun and we already have retail burnout. But what if what you give someone gave back to the greater good? Revive your generosity with presents with a charitable bent for everyone on your list, and take your rightful spot on the nice list.
You could say Camino chef Russ Moore knows his way around a kebab—every Monday night at his Oakland restaurant, he creates three-courses around the skewered stuff. So we asked him how he takes Thanksgiving leftovers to the next level: “I often just roast the breast for Thanksgiving dinner and save the legs for kebabs the next day. If I’m feeling ambitious, I’ll make some flatbread to cook on the grill once the kebabs come off.”
The ramen rage is out of control. Two-hour waits for the noodle soup plagued Japantown’s J-Pop Festival in July; Oakland’s Ramen Shop is expanding to accommodate demand; and even Michael Mina has followed suit with his recent opening of Ramen Bar. And the mania is gaining momentum: Two new Mission spots are vying for the heavy-bowl championship.
If you’ve ever read The Hot Zone, news of the ebola crisis has probably sent you into a tailspin of hoarding nonperishables and prepping your bug-out bag—in a word, it’s terrifying. But all is not lost, thanks at least to one local company that’s tinkering with an oral ebola vaccine.
Schuyler Bailey is hungry. Here are her cravings this month.
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