This week has seen multiple earthquakes and cats and dogs falling from the sky (it's a metaphor, people). But basically, it's the apocalypse.
At least now we can eat Saison food for half-price while Silicon Valley's own Dr. Evil plans for a machine takeover of the world as we know it. Another mimosa, please!
Why SF Restaurants Are Suffocating, Medium
We all know SF is an expensive city—ugh. But we also really like our pricey, trendy restaurants. But what happens when the folks who staff those restaurants can longer afford to live here? Owner of the now-defunct restaurant Tawla tells it like it is. Read more.
Love bloomed at City Hall in 2004—and San Franciscans return a favor 15 years later, San Francisco Chronicle
#FBF to when Gavin Newsom was mayor and in a fabulously renegade move started marrying same-sex couples at City Hall against California law. A random guy in Minnesota showed his support by ordering bouquets for all the couples standing in line to get married. Now, 15 years later, when the same Minnesota guy married his husband, SF sent a floral congratulations. Read more.
Saison's New Prixe Fixe Menu Is Half the Regular Dinner Price, Eater SF
Tony SoMa restaurant Saison has three Michelin stars and a $298 tasting menu to go with it. But now you can get a small taste of the chef Laurent Gras' haute cuisine for half the price thanks to a new five-course bar menu for $148. Read more.
PG&E bankruptcy plan leads SF to reconsider public power system, SFGate
The internet lit up this week with headlines about PG&E seeking bankruptcy protection against damages incurred in the wake of the NorCal wildfires. Now rumors swirling that City Hall could take charge of SF power. Read more.
The most powerful person in Silicon Valley, Fast Company
Zuckerberg and Bezos who? SoftBank chairman Masayoshi Son may be running the show in Silicon Valley from now on with his terrifying vision for an AI-powered future. Read more.