San Francisco

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.

A soirée of fine food, wine, music at ‘Toast of the Town’ San Francisco

a grand, European influenced evening, set in the grand Old Memorial Opera House in San Francisco.

‘Toast of the Town’ wine and food tasting in San Francisco

How can you not enjoy yourself when surrounded by over 500 premium wines and spirits served up in style in an old theater setting?Billed as America's "premier wine tasting event", the 'Toast of the Town' is a Wine Enthusiast event (presented in conjunction with the Wall Street Journal) with...