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San Francisco is many different things to many different people. And some of those people have been there for a long time, baking bread since the late 19th century, opening clubs in Depression era 1930’s, erm, fighting battles and such. As I had a whirlwind 48 hours to spend in San Francisco, I knew I would only be scratching the surface of what the city has to offer. However, this took …

[ Written by guest | 28 Oct 2014 | 6 Comments | ]

When I moved to San Francisco from Germany several years ago, I was fulfilling a fantasy that had grown out of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City. Maybe it was because my aunt had given me the first book in the series to read when I was at the impressionable age of 18, but the idea of a young woman having adventures in a foreign city lodged itself deep in …

[ Written by guest | 5 Jun 2014 | 6 Comments | ]

Ready yourselves for Christmas folly, fa la la la la, la la la la!
‘Tis the season to get drunk and jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la!
Don we now our Santa apparel, fa la la la la, la la la la!
Drinking ale by the barrel, fa la la la la, la la la la!

See the blurry street before us, fa la la la la, la la la …

[ Written by guest | 11 Dec 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

Knowing how obsessed I am with German cuisine, my friend invited me to come out to a place in a swanky part of San Francisco this weekend. Suppenküche is not your typical sausage-serving lederhosen-sporting German style American restaurant. It  combines some of the traditional elements such as shared tables, dark bread, and 2 liter glasses of beer with the rampant SF kitsch shown in its choice of music, paper sparrows …

[ Written by guest | 2 Mar 2011 | One Comment | ]
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