Don't expect to sleep much in this Marin County Airbnb.
Plus, diners share their personal anecdotes in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Chez Panisse, Bjork is bringing her theatrical, high-fashion "Cornucopia" tour to San Francisco, and more local headlines to start the week just right.
50 years of memories at Chez Panisse, San Francisco Chronicle
Alice Waters' famous eatery has been serving memorable moments to Bay Area diners for decades—think marriage proposals, first-time encounters with pigeon wellington, and a run-in with Danny DeVito. Read more.
The original 'Scream' house in Marin County is on Airbnb – and you can book a stay on Halloween, Mercury News
For just $5, you and your crew could spend Halloween inside the Marin County house complete with touches like an eerie phone call, Ghostface's knife notched into doors, and perhaps a Scream movie marathon. Oh—and Sheriff Dewey Riley slash David Arquette is your host. Read more.
Meet the Giants fan who floats around McCovey Cove with an ingenious invention, SFGate
Every Giants game, plenty of kayakers make their way to McCovey Cove for a glimpse of the game from the Bay. This past week, Brian Casey of Marin decided to serve up some game day snacks—barbecue oysters grilled fresh on a Coleman stove floating on an inner tube. Read more.
Björk to bring theatrical Cornucopia show to San Francisco, Datebook
After her past Cornucopia tour plans were put on hiatus for the pandemic, the Icelandic artist's theatrical production is officially on in SF and L.A. come February. Expect a 50-piece Icelandic ensemble, high fashion Balmain costumes, and a speech by Greta Thunberg—in addition to Björk's songs, of course. Read more.
Best toilet in the Bay Area? Nominate one now, Eater SF
Show your favorite toilets some love, and they just might be granted the best of the best. Contest creators Justin and Jonathan Hoong are hoping to bring attention to hospitality spaces and those that maintain them. Read more.