Cake from Black Jet Baking Company

At the New Black Jet Baking Company, Heavenly Pastries Fall to Earth

Baker Gillian Shaw puts down roots in a Bernal Heights storefront. Read More »


A rendering of the new food hall in Walnut Creek

Grand Opening Alert: These Restaurants Are Coming Soon

Three much-anticipated openings. Read More »

Further Afield

Checking In

Just in time for spring training, Hyatt’s new Andaz Scottsdale resort is the perfect post-game retreat. Read More »


Reinventing the Lentil

Two new modern Indian restaurants reject convention in favor of adventure, with frequently pleasurable results. Read More »

Galleries and Performance

Here Comes ‘Hamilton’

A look at the numbers behind the award-winning musical coming to San Francisco this March. Read More »


The Empowering Entrepreneur

Through tech training and jobs, and now a skincare brand as well, Leila Janah is fighting poverty on a global level. Read More »


‘You’ve Got to Keep Pressing Him on Every Issue That’s Inappropriate and Lawless and Wrong’

Oakland representative and progressive stalwart Barbara Lee on the best way to fight off political depression.   Read More »

Galleries and Performance

Madness, Rack, and Honey

Right on Pointe

A local ballet troupe continues to delight, going beyond tutus and the traditional. Read More »


From Hashtag to High Fashion

San Francisco illustrator Jayde Fish found instant fame in the fashion world when the creative director of Gucci clicked on her Instagram feed. Read More »

Wine and Spirits

The Five Best Wineries You’ve Never Heard of in Carneros

On the border between Napa and Sonoma Valleys, Carneros is the place to go for standout—and often underpriced—pinot noir and chardonnay.  Read More »

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