Grilled Cheese

Grilling up a Savory Sandwich for the Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary

The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen defines local, social, sustainable and the food is off the charts delectable. Food and Wine ranked them one of the best restaurant openings of 2010 and they’re about to open a second restaurant in the Mission. Down the street from AT&T park, this gourmet sandwich shop touting artisanal ingredients is truly…

Presidio San Francisco

Presidio’s Old World Charm Retained with Renovation

The Presidio’s famed Montgomery Row is evolving into a vibrant neighborhood for business, tourists and locals alike.  Buildings once occupied by soldiers serving during a span of conflicts – from the Spanish-American War to the Vietnam War – are gradually being prepped for a new era.  Revamped to accommodate 2012 telecommunications and LEED standards, one…

Flash Mob

Flash Mob Moves in the Castro

Flash Mob paid tribute to Rhythm Nation this weekend with dancers donning black leather and powerful moves. The Castro was their encore destination in a day of street dance that stopped trains on the tracks.  The ‘F’ line had to pause for the four minute performance much to the delight of passengers.  Who are these impromptu…

Flood Mansion

Hitchcock’s Romance with San Francisco

Alfred Hitchcock made several movies with scenes in San Francisco — with lavish backdrops like the Flood Mansion in Nob Hill, Grace Cathedral, Mission Dolores, Union Square, Palace of the Legion of Honor and of course the Golden Gate Bridge.  One of his most memorable films shot here is Vertigo, made in 1957. Starring James…

ZooStation

Zoo Station Rocks San Francisco on St. Patrick’s Day

Zoo Station – a Bay area U2 tribute band – rolled through San Francisco on a flatbed to electrify the crowd at the tail end of the 161st annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade – and they were running on all cylinders. Dubbed “The Complete U2 Experience” vocalist Bonalmost (Joshua Fryvecind) has a remarkable resemblance to…