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San Francisco Celebrates Parents-to-Be

San Francisco Celebrates Parents-to-Be
W San Francisco is putting on a party for parents-to-be at “Bump it Up,” a W San Francisco Preggo pampering experience on Wednesday, May 26 at 6:30 p.m.  This very special pre-natal celebration will be held in conjunction with the release of Amy Tara Koch’s book, Bump it Up: Transform Your Pregnancy...
May 16th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Cheese Lovers in San Francisco

Cheese Lovers in San Francisco
The Cheese School of San Francisco is offering sizzling new classes for spring and summer. Our Summertime Fondue focuses on the lighter, brighter flavors of goat and sheep milk cheeses for fondue frolic and fun. Home Cheesemaking classes introduces students to the basic principles of cheesemaking at...
May 15th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Taste San Francisco

Taste San Francisco
San Francisco definitely leads the pack in wining and dining as an art form. To keep up on the latest and greatest of San Francisco food trends, the San Francisco Convention & Visitor Bureau’s TasteSF site is the spot where food enthusiasts will find sections on food, drink and taste experiences,...
May 13th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Uncorked! Ghirardelli Square’s Wine Festival

Uncorked! Ghirardelli Square’s Wine Festival
Ghirardelli Square, one of San Francisco’s most treasured icons hosts its Fifth Annual Uncorked! Wine Festival – Saturday, May 22. Enjoy unlimited wine tasting, Chef demos and more, all to benefit partner La Cocina, a non-profit organization serving as a platform for low-income entrepreneurs...
May 9th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

The Ultimate Wine Country Experience

The Ultimate Wine Country Experience
In just a few weeks over 50 Sonoma Valley wineries will open their doors to pass holders for the Passport to Sonoma weekend. The weekend held on Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16 from 10:30 am – 4:00 pm featurs over three hundred exceptional wines with delicious food pairings and entertainment,...
May 8th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Summer Grill Along the Embarcadero

Summer Grill Along the Embarcadero
If the sudden turn in warm weather has you hankering for foods that come off the grill, check out Chef Kory Stewart of the award-winning Americano Restaurant & Bar at Hotel Vitale. Stewart is introducing a new Summer Grille Menu that will be available twice a week on Americano’s popular waterfront...
May 7th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Museum Cafés Inspire

Museum Cafés Inspire
In San Francisco food is an art form – and the city’s many museums know how to show it with their masterpiece cafés. The museum chefs use local, seasonal and sustainable produce and ingredients to create edible works of art that often complement seasonal and permanent exhibits. At these Bay...
May 6th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Dine About Town Returns

Dine About Town Returns
Just in time for the more than 100 participating chefs and restaurants to showcase their summer 2010 menus, Dine About Town San Francisco returns this June 1 – 15. The twice-yearly promotion provides a “culinary stimulus package” for both locals and visitors by offering a two-course lunch menu...
May 2nd, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Come See Cooks With Books

Come See Cooks With Books
For years now The Book Passage in Corte Madera has been a sanctuary of literary sanity.  One of the few independent bookstores left in the Bay Area, they have made their reputation in part by holding outstanding author events and classes. And none are more popular than their Cooks With Books series....
May 2nd, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

The Hit Musical “Wicked” On Sale

The Hit Musical “Wicked” On Sale
I’m a musical nut. I was a musical comedy major in college, performed as an amateur most of my young adult life and to this day still occasionally put on my tap shoes and do a stint performing in a local musical theatre production. So when I heard a few years ago that the then-new musical “Wicked”...
May 1st, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With A Parade

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With A Parade
Cinco de Mayo brings celebrations to the Bay Area that showcase the best of Mexican and Latin inspired music, food, dance, art and culture. Here are just a few of the venues the whole family can enjoy: Calistoga Cinco de Mayo Parade and Tamale Festival Begin your Cinco de Mayo celebration with the Great...
April 30th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

New One-Man Shows Open At The Marsh Theatre

New One-Man Shows Open At The Marsh Theatre
The Marsh Theatre has had a long history of developing new performers by providing artists with an intimate performance venue and an environment that encourages experimentation. It’s also known for giving audiences a place in which to see work on the cutting edge of creativity. Coming up, the Marsh...
April 25th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Mother’s Day Magic at the Mandarin Oriental

Mother’s Day Magic at the Mandarin Oriental
Why only celebrate and thank Mom on her special day? Rather than just a single Sunday of tribute, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in San Francisco is offering an entire weekend (May 7-9) of treats and pampering for that special parent, including: Sparkling Luncheon – celebrating all the mothers in...
April 24th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Marin Open Studios

Marin Open Studios
Coming up this May, the Marin Arts Council is sponsoring the Artists Spring Open Studios. The annual gathering celebrates the Arts at its source — with the Art Makers. Held the first two weekends each May, over 250 Participating artists open their studios and showcase their work. Artists such as Antonia...
April 23rd, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Fillmore Art Walk This Friday

Fillmore Art Walk This Friday
Looking for something free and fun to do this Friday? The Fillmore Art Walk in San Francisco will be held this Friday, April 23, 2010 from 6p.m. – 12 a.m. The event is free and includes performances and the work of local artists and fashion designers displayed in Fillmore Street restaurants and clubs,...
April 22nd, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Avatars Bold Fusion Blend Cuisine

Avatars Bold Fusion Blend Cuisine
From the outside, Avatars restaurant looks like your average local lunch place. Stepping inside, nothing much changes style wise — it’s clean and unassuming with lovely photographs of India by local photographers Craig Kolb and Judith Bang Kolb lining the walls. But as soon as you have a plate of...
April 17th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Peter Pan Makes U.S. Premiere In San Francisco

Peter Pan Makes U.S. Premiere In San Francisco
Beginning April 27, 2010, San Francisco will host the U.S. premiere of a spectacular new stage production of Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie’s classic story, performed in a state-of-the-art theater pavilion. Conceived by an award-winning creative team, Peter Pan features 22 actors, stunning puppets, epic music,...
April 16th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

The SF Underground Market

The SF Underground Market
The Bay Area is a mecca of farmers markets. From the Ferry Building to the San Rafael Sunday market, Bay Area foodies have a wide range of outdoor fresh-food markets to choose from. But to sell at a farmers market, vendors are required to produce their wares in a commercial kitchen. For many artisan...
April 15th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

City Arts And Lectures Hosts Hot Speakers

City Arts And Lectures Hosts Hot Speakers
For almost 30 years, City Arts & Lectures has been presenting leading figures in the worlds of literature, criticism, science, and the performing arts, offering the most diverse perspectives about ideas and values to Bay Area audiences.  This month...
April 11th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More

Final Weekend For Marcus Gardley’s New Play

Final Weekend For Marcus Gardley’s New Play
After five years in development, and a passionate dedication to advancing Marcus Gardley’s new play …and Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi, The Playwrights Foundation and The Cutting Ball Theater’s co-production is selling out.  The play which runs through this Sunday April 11th is a hit...
April 9th, 2010 | San Francisco | Read More