Living in San Francisco where we pride ourselves in our gastro-scene, I have elevated standards when it comes to food. It’s a constant conversation here – where’s the best sushi? – Where are the best tapas? – Where can I get the best steak? Recently, my foodie-radar went off when I had one of the [...]


Aubrey Brewster is a staple in Union Square. A charismatic man whose upbeat conversation is regularly peppered with witty references to gourmet cooking, fashion, and downtown San Francisco anecdotes; and his happy disposition makes him easy to like and fun to spend time with. An Hermès diehard fan and all around fashionisto, Mr. Brewster can [...]


For more than 100 years, SAN FRANCISCO PROVIDENT LOAN ASSOCIATION has been assisting small business owners with their financial needs. SFPLA allows clients, typically small business owners looking for capital to fund a new venture, to borrow up to a million dollars against personal valuables such as fine jewelry, collectable cars, and paintings. Such clients have become [...]


THE SAN FRANCISCO GALLERY launched their Premiere Exhibition on Friday June 20th, featuring ten of America’s most thoughtful artists. Guests enjoyed a VIP cocktail reception and mingled with featured artists JONH CHANG, RON POKRASSO AND JEAN DAVEY WINTER. The San Francisco Gallery is unique in that it presents very accomplished “mid-career” thinking artists, artists with Ideas. Artists [...]


Two weeks ago, thousands of wine lovers gathered at MEADOWOOD resort in St. Helena to enjoy three fun-filled days of the best California wines, fabulous food by world-renowned chefs, and to contribute to Napa Valley charities via the most successful wine auction in the United States. This particular year, our visit to AUCTION NAPA VALLEY [...]


MARC JACOBS is known and has been praised for delivering completely unique and stand-alone collections season after season. Jacobs is currently focused solely on his eponymous label and his Marc by Marc Jacobs collection after leaving his position as Creative Director of LOUIS VUITTON where he transformed the French leather goods maker, over the last 16 years, to the fashion [...]


The eclectic design team known as ON AURA TOUT VU (YOU THINK YOU’VE SEEN IT ALL) burst onto the Paris fashion scene back in 1995. Originally co-founded by designers André de sà Pessoa, Livia Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov, the Paris-based team specialized in creating and producing exclusive fashion accessories, embroideries, buttons and garments for the likes of Christian Dior, Christian [...]


Friends and colleagues gathered last Wednesday May 7th, at the lovely home of HARRELL REMODELING Founder Iris Harrell and her partner Ann Benson to toast FEAST IT FORWARD‘s upcoming film documentary THE MALAWI PROJECT. The film will highlight Claudia Sansone and Dr. Rob Hampton’s work in Malawi – a small landlocked country in southeast Africa surrounded by [...]


Spa Radiance in Cow Hollow has just launched a custom anti-aging facial utilizing the break through Pacific line from Marie Veronique Organics. The Mill Valley based company has turned to nature to reverse and counter the signs of age utilizing potent natural ingredients sourced near their Marin headquarters, never using any toxic ingredients, harmful chemicals [...]


San Francisco’s big MARC JACOBS fans such as Sally Vitello, Gwynned Vitello and Karen Kubin joined a very chic crowd at the MARC JACOBS Collection boutique last Friday April 4th, to celebrate POPera! and the 75th anniversary of THE SAN FRANCISCO OPERA GUILD. Guests were treated to an exclusive preview of the Fall 2014 Collection with champagne [...]