New Dinner Theater Production Captures the Spirit of San Francisco’s Barbary Coast Era

The Barbary Coast era in San Francisco is an important part of the city’s past. The louche atmosphere of 1980’s San Francisco helped set the tone for San Francisco’s future as a haven of free love and destination for those wishing to escape the Puritan standard of life common elsewhere around the United States. Vau […]

I first encountered Casey Thompson’s work in August at EatDrink SF. At this annual bacchanal of San Francisco’s finest food and drink, Ms. Thompson showcased her inimitable crab macarons. It made my list of top three tastes of the event. Aveline, chef Thompson’s Union Square restaurant, is at the heart of the Warwick Hotel. Outside […]

As autumn deepens and the weather transitions from cool to cold, my thoughts turn to pie. Pumpkin, apple, mincemeat – the pie fillings of the season beg for warming spices and a dollop of gingered whipped cream on top. But pie is a two-part dance. The crust, too, must pull its weight. Whether single or […]