San Francisco

Theater Review: Stamp of approval for ‘Mauritius’

Mauritius is showcase of talent, story and first-class entertainment.
XoX Truffles North Beach San Francisco

Adventurous XOX Truffles in San Francisco’s North Beach

XOX has been featured on Food Network, OpenRoad.TV, Bay Cafe... and, now, Stark Insider ... ha, they thought business was good before!?

Theater review: Edward Albee’s ‘At Home at the Zoo’ at A.C.T. San Francisco

A puzzle, I thought, as I peered from my seat at a rectangular white canvas spanning the width of the stage.I waited in anticipation and was soon relieved when the canvas swooshed up revealing a stark white, modern living room. The outlines of various pieces of furniture could only...

San Francisco Tour: Cable Car Museum (Video)

Inside the still functioning (and loud!) San Francisco Cable Car Museum. Large motors, gears and cables. Also the history of the great 1906 SF earthquake and its impact on the city and transportation.

Caravan North from Loreto to San Francisco

Sunday and all parties have checked in. The SF Caravan North of four more Loretoean WantaBe's has successfully landed. The search for the northern territory (AKA USA) started Thursday night where the "clan" plotted the drive north.Early Friday morning the caravan came together and started the trek north on...

Cookie and pastry tasting in North Beach, San Francisco

Victoria Pastry Co. is unique in that it is the only bakery left that has and still uses a brick oven which survived the 1989 earthquake in San Francisco.

‘Boleros for the Disenchanted’: A heart-wrenching romance about love and longing

'Boleros for the Disenchanted' starts off set in Miraflores, Puerto Rico in 1953. Flora, a girl in love yet awakening to the first glimpses of its pains, finds out her fiance Manuelo has been rumored to have slept with another girl in the village on multiple occasions.A strong-willed Flora,...

Movie Review: ‘Angels & Demons’, San Francisco preview with Quintessa wines

Angels & Demons opens on Friday, May 15, but for a few lucky people around the US a special preview screening was held tonight, May 14 to accompany the release of Quintessa's 2008 Illumination and 2006 Faust.The preview screening of Angels & Demons in San Francisco was held at...

‘War Music’ at ACT: A play full of dissonance, a symphony it is not

A bright, warm Sunday in San Francisco, Clint and I ducked into the A.C.T. theater looking forward to being transported to a different world as only the storytelling of stage can.The play is based on the book, 'War Music' by British poet Christopher Logue. He claims it is an...

Adam Strum, Co-Founder of Wine Enthusiast

At Toast of the Town in San Francisco, we had the good fortune to meet up with Sybil and Adam Strum, the dynamic husband and wife team that co-founded and jointly run Wine Enthusiast.