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San Francisco Food Secrets of Frankie Frankeny & Chloe Harris

San Francisco Food Secrets of Frankie Frankeny & Chloe Harris

| November 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Power couple Chloé Harris and Frankie Frankeny are well known in the LGBT and creative worlds. Harris is the managing editor of StyleBistro.com and a writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications. Frankie Frankeny is a photographer and film director who has worked in the fields of fashion, lifestyle and food. Frankeny shared their favorite San Francisco food spots for Date Night, Weekend Brunch, Wine Country Eats, Mom & Pop Joints, and Grocery Shopping.

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Orson Brunch and a Fleeting Love Affair

Orson Brunch and a Fleeting Love Affair

| July 21, 2010 | 3 Comments

Brunch at Orson: a Monte Cristo to end all Monte Cristos and a Pastrami Sandwich to sate any New Yorker.

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Get Your Spice On: The Bay Area’s Best Gingerbread

Get Your Spice On: The Bay Area’s Best Gingerbread

| December 14, 2009 | 0 Comments

According to The Journal of Antiques, Gingerbread has been around for centuries, first appearing when the Medieval Crusaders returned from the Middle East bringing back spices, sugar, and citrus fruits. Then, Catholic monks started adapting the ingredients into themed cakes and carved cookie boards. Today, the ingredients and method are much the same, although the shape and presentation obviously differ. For this post, I visited many of my favorite local bakeries to check in and see how they’ll be adapting the seasonal favorite this year. From the standard to the standout, here are a few treats that I’m pretty sure will warm your spirits in the weeks to come.

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State of Pastry in SF

State of Pastry in SF

Now that you can’t swing a puggle in this town without landing it face-first in someone’s salted-caramel-gingerbread-bacon cupcake, what’s the future of dessert? Four of the city’s most innovative confectionaries got together last week to discuss the current State of Pastry in SF.

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