If you're flying Delta One or first-class to Boston or JFK, then starting mid-September your in-flight grub will be a far cry from mini pretzels thanks to new onboard meals by San Francisco's Souvla.
Plus, SF mandates proof of vax at indoor businesses, a San Jose home with musical history might receive landmark status, and more local stories with zero gloom and doom.
Weekend Palate Cleanser: Two New Penguins Graduate From SF Zoo's 'Fish School', SFist
We're still not over David and Lemon's adorable march of the penguins as they head off to meet their grown-up counterparts at Penguin Island. Read more.
COVID: San Francisco Mandates Proof of Full Vaccination for Indoor Activities, CBS San Francisco
While many local establishments are already requesting proof of vaccine, in accordance with Mayor Breed's Thursday announcement, starting on August 20th, indoor businesses like bars, gyms, theaters, and restaurants will require patrons to show their cards before entry. Read more.
Souvla takes to the skies, achieves Bay Area first with new line of in-flight meals, San Francisco Business Times
Back in 2017, Michelle Obama noshed on food from Souvla during a flight from SF to DC. Starting September 15th, Delta One passengers flying to New York and Boston can follow suit with Souvla's famous sandwiches and Greek frozen yogurt, plus brand new offerings like baked feta pasta and a breakfast pita. Read more.
S.F.'s Cliff House to briefly reopen as pop-up museum showcasing historic items, SF Chronicle
This fall, memorabilia from the shuttered Cliff House Restaurant—including a menu from Teddy Roosevelt's 1903 visit—will be on display once again. Read more.
How corner store cocktails in Ziplock bags became legendary in San Francisco, SFGate
Cutty bangs filled with all the mixers and mini booze bottles you need to make your own DIY cocktails have been a staple at SF liquor stores like Mr. Liquor for over 20 years. Read more.
San Jose's Doobie Brothers house headed for historic landmark status, Mercury News
Tunes like "Listen to the Music" were developed during band practices held at the house throughout singer-songwriter Tom Johnston's stay in the early '70s. Read more.