As you read the other week, my friend Virginia Ramos, aka The Tamale Lady, passed away recently. She was an incredible part of the community and saved many many many of us from ourselves on late drunk nights. She was giver of good advice and even better hugs. In honor
Having moved from The City to The Town 2 years ago, I’ve been determined to find adventures in the East Bay which are unique to this area and make me miss San Francisco just a little bit less. My favorite partner in crime for adventuring in the East Bay is my boyfriend. He owns a local bakery so (obviously) our dates center around the best places to eat in Oakland and the East Bay.
Sweet 16 and Thirsty Thursday Twenty-Firsty have both passed, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t celebrate your birthday now that you’re “over the hill.” Age is just a number, after all, and maybe you still want to go down the slide in your double digits. Here are 11 ways
Hey Bay Area, we’re unpacking a few key local and national stories. This week we have a legendary life-saver, a bad cop, a bunch of bills and a couple national circus highlights. Ready…set…ten-four, good buddy. Remembering the life-saving Tamale Lady Virginia Ramos was better known as the Tamale Lady, the
When I first heard about San Francisco’s new robot cook I was a mixed bag of emotions. On one hand, I didn’t like the idea of automated machines taking jobs from service industry workers. But on the other hand, (the little piggy inside of me) really wanted to make friends with a robot who could make me cheeseburgers.
By Kate Harveston Vegetarians the world over had reason to celebrate, World Vegetarian Day was yesterday (Oct. 1) From the mouths of cows, chickens and pigs everywhere — Happy World Vegetarian Day! Vegetarian and vegan lifestyles have a significantly reduced impact on the environment and improved long-term sustainability. In stark contrast to
Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Wine Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. The San Francisco Wine Passport is amazing, you get 22 glasses of wine at 22 great SF bars & restaurants for $35. It honestly doesn’t
For people of a certain era, Herb Caen represented San Francisco. For newer San Franciscans, maybe it’s someone like Jack Dorsey. For my era of San Franciscans, nobody represented The City more than Virginia Ramos, the woman we affectionately called the Tamale Lady. For those of us who spent the late