Archive for November, 2011

For it is only in company that eating is done justice; food must be divided and distributed if it is to be well received. Walter Benjamin San Francisco is a food lovers gastronomic paradise. Although I haven’t proven the theory, I am sure you can get just about any kind of food in the city […]


For it is only in company that eating is done justice; food must be divided and distributed if it is to be well received. Walter Benjamin San Francisco is a food lovers gastronomic paradise. Although I haven’t proven the theory, I am sure you can get just about any kind of food in the city […]


hosting dinner

16Nov11

Mud Pie This year I decided to host a party for my birthday. I haven’t hosted an adult party at my house since I moved to San Francisco over five years ago. It is one of those things that can be nerve racking because you want to get it right – have the right amount […]


Photo by Amber de Bruin Fall is probably my favorite time of year. My birthday is in October. On the east coast the weather gets crisp and the leaves become golden and red. It leads into the time of gatherings usually centered around food. For me these gatherings are an important time to connect with […]


false dichotomy

01Nov11

Girl Scouts holding a lizard (nature!) at campPhoto by K Williams A week ago my thoughts were all on green. Thursday I attended the Sustainable Industries Economic Forum. The gathering focused on the “Access Economy: an emerging economic development and business model that fosters less consuming, more sharing, and real-time customer feedback”. Saturday I attended […]