From fresh ravioli at Belli Osteria to hot cocoa at Dandelion Chocolate, these are the spots to try
Belli Osteria, 2016 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley Craving a taste of northern Italy? Berkeley's cozy new osteria offers heaps of pasta that will knock you into a satisfying daze. Fresh ravioli (pictured) brim with surprising fillings, from braised pork, red cabbage and caramelized onions to roast duck and shiitake ... More
The Bay Area chef is raising the bar with a new restaurant and book
With his popular cooking shows, restaurants, cookbooks and NapaStyle stores, Napa Valley chef Michael Chiarello always has multiple irons in the fire. Now his newest ventures are Coqueta, meaning "flirt," a Spanish restaurant on ... More
There’s a hot, new destination for both travel enthusiasts and design lovers – and you can get there without a plane
The new San Francisco-based website Bly is a one-stop-shop for home décor and art from around the world. Every two months the site curates a new collection from a different international location. The pieces – ... More
GANT's San Francisco boutique incorporates natural elements into the manly decor
Open for Business: GANT, 552 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA. 415-437-1949
Atmosphere: Rugged-meets-dandy. These two masculine aesthetics converge in the white-walled, wood-floored store. Preppy basics, like navy blazers and plaid button-downs, hang from industrial-inspired pipe and wood fixtures, suspended from the ceiling.
We're coveting: GANT ... More
Nomadic for years, SFJAZZ unveils a spectacular new Hayes Valley space
Jazz aficionados have made pilgrimages from around the world for performances at SFJAZZ, the 30-year-old San Francisco-based music company. Until this week, however, they never knew quite where they’d find it as it staged shows at a variety of venues.
Now, thanks to years of serious fundraising and ... More
Everything you need to know about San Fran’s arts and culture scene
San Francisco Symphony201 Van Ness Avenuewww.sfsymphony.orgA world-class cultural and musical attraction in San Fran, no trip is truly complete without a visit to one of the renowned orchestral performances here.
Coit Tower1 Telegraph Hill Blvdsfrecpark.orgPerched atop historic Telegraph Hill, the structure ... More
It used to be that you needed a house in the country, or at least a floor-through loft, to purchase one of the massive leather sectionals from Restoration Hardware. The same was true of their heroically proportioned chandeliers and headboards. Well, not any more. The venerable home design company has released ... More
Check out the most luxurious hotels this bustling city has to offer
Mandarin Oriental San Francisco222 Sansome Streetmandarinoriental.comWith guest rooms occupying the 38th to 48th floors of the third tallest building in the city, this hotel boasts sky-high views for its guests. Note: rooms ending in the number 11 have unobstructed views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Four ... More