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Staying In San Francisco? Travelers Take Note

PACIFIC HEIGHTS INN. 1555 Union Street. San Francisco. Telephone: (415) 776-3310. In a town full of Holiday Inns, Marriot Hotels and Ramadas, you won’t hear too much about the Pacific Heights … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Caffe Puccini Does It Right

CAFFE PUCCINI. 411 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco. Graziano Lucchesi’s Caffe Puccini (named after the famed composer from Lucca) is a  North Beach institution noted for its aromatic coffees that draw … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Taste of Old North Beach

VOLARE TRATTORIA. 561 Columbus Avenue. San Francisco. (415) 362-2274. There are countless Italian restaurants in San Francisco’s famed North Beach district. Unfortunately, many of them are tourist traps where phonies … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Picaro Remains A San Francisco Landmark

Mixing Tapas with Poetry in the Mission PICARO RESTAURANT. 3120 16th Street, San Francisco. (415) 431-4089. History For the last 50 years, City Lights Bookstore, smack-dab in the center of San Francisco’s … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beat Revivals

New Releases on Bob Dylan Beat Revivals Featuring City Lights New Releases from Creatures At Large Press New Releases from Oxford University Press New Releases from Tor Books New Releases … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Connecting With the California Coastline

Monterey is still the ultimate get-away – the region rich in natural splendor and full of historical significance, tranquil and contemplative, drawing throngs of couples and poets to its pristine … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

On the Other Side of the Diamond: San Francisco Giants Strike Out Against Cancer

They are the words that conjure a universal fear: you have cancer. Every year, tens of thousands of people across the globe hear these words from their doctors and their lives … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Medical Science Report Advancements In Medicine

Heart-Kidney Transplants at U.C. San Francisco Renew Hope for Many Most people suffering from long-standing heart failure are also likely to be plagued by reduced kidney function — the two problems tend … Continue reading

March 1, 2009 · Leave a comment

The Hotel Kabuki

THE HOTEL KABUKI. 1625 Post Street. San Francisco, California. 94115. Telephone: (415) 922-3200. The Kabuki is one of Joie de Vivre Hospitality’s most intriguing hotels, located a few blocks west of mid-town San Francisco in the middle of the … Continue reading

March 1, 2009 · Leave a comment
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