Eat and Drink

The Starter: The Newest Sweet Spots Around Town

Brought to us by some serious experts, three new chocolate meccas are opening in San Francisco. Here’s what choco-philes have to look forward to. Read More »

Five Last-Minute Shows This Week

A surprisingly great mix of hip hop, 80s synth, and atmospheric instrumentals for the week before the holiday craze hits.   Read More »

Culture

Smart Reality

Six Bay Area-inspired non-fictions that breathe life back into the real world. Read More »

Shopping

Storecaster: Wilkes Bashford 2.0

 Union Square power-suiter Wilkes Bashford gets a seven-story facelift. Read More »

Fashion

Brand to Know: First Rite

 Local fashionista Nikki Garcia introduces her menswear-inspired fall collection. Read More »

Culture

TED with Tepees

A conference that revs your passion rather than your Twitter feed. Read More »

Eat and Drink

Famished: The Best Things I've Eaten This Week

The San Francisco Cooking School has arrived. Plus: See Saveur editor James Oseland speak there tonight. Read More »

Galleries and Performance

In the Shoes of a World­ Class Dancer

Believe it or not, San Francisco is hands down the capital of flamenco in the United States. And native Cristina Hall, who has studied in Spain for 11 years, is one of the best anywhere. Catch her with Theatre Flamenco this month. Read More »

Politics

Reading the Tea Leaves: Our Guide to the State and Local Election Results

Though President Obama's re-election took up most of the political oxygen last night, the California-wide and San Francisco elections also produced some big winners and losers. Here's our guide to understanding what happened last night—and what may happen next. Read More »

Style

Modern Family Gifting: Part 1

Four multigenerational Bay Area broods share their intrafamily gifting goals. Then we scour the city for the perfect presents. Read More »

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