Got your tickets to Outside Lands and your proof of vax? Time to start planning your culinary attack for this fall's festival in Golden Gate Park.
Plus, August is now Transgender History Month in SF, Dominique Crenn plans to serve lab-grown poultry, and more local stories to tickle your fancy.
Mayor London Breed Declares August as Transgender History Month in San Francisco, Office of the Mayor
Mayor Breed announced that the city will celebrate the transgender community's cultural history and importance in SF with the country's first Transgender History Month. She broke the news on Tuesday, 55 years after the Compton's Cafeteria Riots in the Tenderloin. Read more.
Dominique Crenn, the First Female US Chef to get Three Michelin Stars, Now Aims to be the First to Serve Lab-Grown Chicken, VegNews
Atelier Crenn has been meat-free for a few years but plans to serve lab-grown Upside Chicken—which, rumor has it, tastes just like the real deal—when it passes a regulatory review. Read more.
One California City's Creative Drought Fix, The New York Times
With water restrictions in place and a recycled water delivery program that helps residents keep their gardens nice and green, water usage in Healdsburg dropped 48 percent in just one year. Read more.
Here's the story behind that guy who was walking his llama on Bay Area's Muir Beach, SFGate
When Chubby the llama isn't frolicking in the waves of Muir Beach, she can be found hanging with fellow llama friend Cheryl or accompanying her owner, longtime Muir Beach resident John Koene, on backpacking trips. Read more.
Here's the Full Food and Drink Lineup for Outside Lands 2021, Eater SF
Vaxed OSL festival-goers will be able to eat their way through an all-star lineup of over 85 food vendors including Mamahuhu, A16, Johnny Doughnuts, and Vegan Mob—plus beverages from 40 wineries and 30 breweries. Read more.
Shock G to be honored during Digital Underground Day in Oakland, Datebook
On Wednesday, Oakland celebrated what would have been the 58th birthday of the late East Bay rapper Shock G—aka Humpty Hump and Gregory Jacobs. Read more.