Archive for December, 2011

Tea Kung Fu Photo by Michael Camilleri After dinner, a cup of tea or coffee is always welcome. Consider this my after dinner post to wrap up this edition of the dinner series. For the last couple of weeks, I have been writing about food and community, particularly focused around dinner. I had a lot […]


Leland Avenue Street Fair Photo by VVBOOM Did you know that parties are important for communities? I was recently reviewing a tool used to measure the health of the communities. One of the items measured is the number of block parties held in a neighborhood. Not long after I came to San Francico I participated […]


Restaurant space constructionPhoto by Katherine Williams For the past two months, in the building I have helped shepherd through construction, we have been constructing a restaurant. It has been a vision for this particular location for almost 10 years, long before I started on the project. In other neighborhoods where commercial activity is already vibrant […]