Here Are the Best Veggie-Friendly Restaurants

San Francisco has long been a proponent of clean eating, sustainable farming, and locally sourced cuisine. We excel at eating responsibly! It should come as no surprise then that the city has plenty to offer vegetarian visitors when they dine out. Here are our picks for the best places to find meatless meals. (Vegan friends,

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Spring Has Sprung at PIER 39

PIER 39’s spring fireworks show has ended. Please visit The PIER online for current event information. Join PIER 39 on March 24, 2018 as they celebrate the start of spring with a Spring Fireworks show. The fun begins at 6 p.m. at the Carousal stage with DJ Pauly Paul spinning your favorite hits and the Museum of Craft + Design hosting festive springtime

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12 San Francisco Restaurants You Need to Eat at in 2018

San Francisco and food go together like fog and summertime, and dining out is a sport as beloved as Giants baseball. With thousands of restaurants across the city, choosing where to book a table can be daunting. Here are 12 places to try in 2018 (one for each month), some already pleasing crowds and a few to look out for.

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A Guide to San Francisco Film Festivals

Almost any time of the year there’s a film festival unreeling in San Francisco. The fare ranges from the San Francisco International Film Festival, the longest-running film festival in the Americas, to the quirky Another Hole in the Head Genre Film Festival, which advertises itself as “three weeks of celluloid mayhem not usually found in

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What Is an Induction Cooktop? The Hottest Kitchen Trend Since Sliced Bread

What is an induction cooktop? It’s a stove that uses electromagnetic fields to cause the pan or pot on top to heat up—meanwhile, your appliance remains cool, thus making this method of cooking safer, faster, and more energy-efficient. While induction cooking technology has been around for decades and these stoves have long been common in commercial kitchens, they

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The Museum Exhibitions You Need to See This Spring

This spring, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) and the de Young Museum are offering exhibitions that delve into the shifting landscape of design in California since the digital revolution. Meanwhile, at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, “The Art of Rube Goldberg” explores the career of this San Francisco native as a companion show, “Contraption: Rediscovering California Jewish Artists,” continues through July

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The great sorting out: U.S. cities polarized along income, education

New study of American migration patterns shows superstar cities becoming more stratified It’s no surprise the U.S. has become polarized: The blue state and red state divide, both culturally and geographically, seems to harden with every passing year. A new study of domestic migration reinforces how Americans continue to sort themselves out, in this case,

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How staging became an essential part of the home sales process

Realtor Nina Hatvany can remember when staging was first starting to catch on in San Francisco. It was about twenty years ago, she recalled, and at the time she had a garage full of accessories and small furniture, and an assistant who would help her “dress” people’s homes for sale as a part of her listing services.

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