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Inauguration Agitation: Scenes from a Bay Area Rising Up
Lamar Anderson | January 20, 2017


From San Francisco to Oakland to Berkeley to San Jose, thousands are taking to the streets today against President Trump. This morning,...

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On Trump Eve, Afghans Living with War Are Really Worried About Their Relatives—in America
Lamar Anderson | January 19, 2017

San Francisco magazine and This Golden State...

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Four New Restaurants We’re Crazy For
Josh Sens and Rebecca Flint Marx | January 19, 2017


Zaytoon Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar
Bent on being more than a corner shawarma...

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Three Weekend Getaways to Escape the Inauguration Blues
Caitlin Harrington | January 18, 2017


For anyone ready to face President Trump with fists raised in protest, there are...

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So Long, Leonard
Andrea Powell | January 18, 2017


See all the Affinities photo shoots here.

When Leonard Cohen passed away in...

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Ahead of Trump’s Inauguration, Oakland’s Resistance Is Anything but Unified
Lamar Anderson | January 17, 2017

San Francisco magazine and This Golden State podcast are...

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San Francisco Tenant Who Faced $6,755 Rent Hike Scores $400,000 Payout
Lamar Anderson | January 17, 2017


Deb Follingstad, the Bernal Heights tenant whose out-of-the-blue 315 percent rent increase...

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Making Out Like Bandits
Linda Lenhoff | January 17, 2017


Hard-nosed detectives and dishy dames reign as the San Francisco Film Noir Festival brings seven decades’ worth of crime drama to the Castro Theatre. The 10-night event, dubbed The...

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Magnificent Obsession: Single Thread
Rebecca Flint Marx | January 16, 2017


There’s a lot to love, and also a lot that scrambles the brain, at Single Thread, the restaurant...

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San Francisco Ice Cream Is About to Get Even Weirder
Rebecca Flint Marx | January 13, 2017


Even if 2016 hadn’t been such a thoroughly horrible year, the news of Salt & Straw’s imminent arrival in...

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Bitter Is Better
Josh Sens | January 12, 2017


At St. George Spirits in Alameda, master distiller Lance Winters makes a liqueur called Bruto Americano, which translates loosely from Italian as “crass American.” Though the name wasn’t originally...

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Roughing It No More
Lauren Murrow | January 11, 2017


Eight years ago, a pair of city-weary Castro dwellers purchased two and a half acres of land on top of Inverness Ridge and pitched a roomy safari tent. The couple would take their kids, now 9 and 12, up there...

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