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The Hunt Is On

People often stop to stare at the American flag displayed in the Nancy Hoffman Gallery in New York City. With its vibrant red, white and blue circles, the flag itself is a showstopper, but it isn’t until onlookers step closer that they discover the stars and stripe were created using 1,443 birth control pills.
August 31, 2012

What's Old Is New Again

The modern-day kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s the room where meals and memories are made; where parties begin and end. It’s one of, if not the, most important rooms of the house.
August 31, 2012

Out on the Town

Calendar of Events September & October
August 31, 2012

Media Shelf

Books from the Bay Area
August 31, 2012

Tagine at Tanjia

A cooking-vessel shaped like a wizard’s hat holds the secret to magically tender lamb chunks, fragrant with spices.
August 31, 2012

Alamedia

In his book Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell posits that mastery in any field comes after 10,000 hours of work.
August 31, 2012

Ask the Chef

It’s a special type of personality that becomes a chef, but it’s arguable that an even more special type becomes a chef of a breakfast and brunch place.
August 31, 2012

One Crazy Book Club

Belonging to a book club is an awesome responsibility: Not only do you have to read a book a month, but you have to ensure you don’t cause heart attacks in your fellow members.
August 31, 2012

Bay Voyager

The writer Jack London would be amazed by the range of vessels docked at the waterfront that carries his name: Sailboats, ferries, kayaks, a historic lightship and a former Presidential yacht.
August 31, 2012

And the Trainer Sez

How come I am exercising more, but haven’t lost weight? I’ve been running the beach path for 3 miles twice each week, doing kickboxing and lifting weights once per week. I can admit I need to change my diet, but what do I eat?
August 31, 2012