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Michelle Obama Hearts Souvla, Voracious Sea Creatures Are Caught on Film + More Topics to Discuss Over Brunch


A few chewy headlines you may have missed this week.

Michelle Obama Got Souvla for Her Flight From SF to DC, FYI, SF Eater

Never mind that she wrote "I" where she should have used "me"—Michelle Obama sent the folks at Souvla a thank-you note for the delicious grub supplied for their flight from SFO to Washington. Read more.

What Eats What: A Landlubber's Guide to Deep Sea Dining, New York Times

For nearly 30, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has been capturing the deep-sea goings-on off the coast of central California by deploying cameras attached to robots, monk seals and sea turtles. While the mesmerizing footage looks more like surreal art than scientific findings, the study revealed 242 unique feeding relationships among 84 different underwater predators and 82 different prey. Read more.

Rare photos show San Francisco days before 1906 earthquake, SF Curbed

Ever yearn for SF's good old days? Take a trip to the old-old days through a collection of some 3,000 images, newly uploaded to the the state of California's online database, by photographers Grave and William M McCarthy, who captured scenes from 20th century life in NorCal. Read more.

Tartine, Kin Khao, Cala Will Land at SFO in 2018, SF Eater

Milking our title as a food capital of the world, SFO is planning the upcoming addition of a shiny new food hall in the international terminal. Long gone are the days of crappy airport food: Some of the city's most prominent chefs are preparing for flight. Read more.

Castro's 'Beck's Motor Lodge' Secures Legacy Business Status, Hoodline

The charming Beck's Motor Lodge, built in 1958 on Market Street, was just added to the Legacy Business Registry; recognized for playing an integral role in the community as a go-to spot for visitors attending Pride, Folsom Street Fair and other LGBT events. Reminiscent of a retro dwelling in Palm Springs, the inn has received a makeover in recent years—it even has beehives on the roof. Read more.

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