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Darwin Cafe

I speed walked down Brannan Street, narrowly avoiding traffic and sidewalk-hogging pedestrians. I had one thing on my mind: the roast beef sandwich from Darwin Cafe. This is the kind of sandwich that would knock most vegetarians off the bandwagon. It’s that good. The problem is that the sandwich loves to sell out. Or, I…

Citizen’s Band

The friendly waiter placed a steaming cup of coffee down in front of me. The cup read “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas.” I smiled as I sipped the strong stuff, it was 75 degrees outside and I had shorts on, a rarity in San Francisco. We were seated on metal stools at…

Tank 18

My heart broke a little last year when my wine club, Cellar 360, closed their tasting room. I’d spent many great evenings with friends drinking wine and telling stories while looking out Cellar’s backroom windows toward a fog-drenched Alcatraz Island. The volume of talking and laughter directly correlated to where we were in the tasting…

Radius

The city is bustling with even more pink boas and rhinestone heels than usual. Pride 2012 is in full swing. I had been preparing myself all week for the weekend festivities and with my rainbow outfit finally coordinated, I was ready. Pushing through the crowd, we found ourselves starving and ready for a mid-afternoon cocktail.…