The Castro Street Fair is an October tradition founded by Harvey Milk back in 1974 — and this year the theme was “The Happiest Place in San Francisco.” Brilliant and true — it was the cusp of the Castro, Duboce Circle, that was my first home in this rousing metropolis back in 2005. This is a […]Read more "The Happiest Place in San Francisco"
Celbrate Italia – The Italian Heritage Parade is a buffet of beauty — and it’s been a celebration of wine, song, chefs and fraternal organizations for going on 150 years (back when the average lunch was 25 cents). What other parade would you catch a pepperoni roll flying through the air in lieu of bubble gum? […]Read more "The Secret Sauce of North Beach"