It’s not like we didn’t know it was bad for us; it just tasted so good. So sweet. The recent profusion of articles written about sugar’s perilous long-term effects paired with the publicity for the documentary “Fed Up,” which paints obese children as victims of the government’s various subsidies for huge, ‘sugar-oriented’ corporations, has brought the issue front and center. Read More
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Levi’s jeans feel as American as apple pie. They’re classic. And while Levi’s is by no means a fresh, new brand, it is doing an excellent job of staying cool and current. The newest Levi’s commercial, “Just Don’t Bore Them,” is one of the few commercials that I’m willing to watch from start to finish in today’s Netflix, OnDemand, commercial-free era.
One piece of advice if you’re going to Statebird Provisons: Pay attention. This will not be your typical sit-down, order from a menu, and your food is delivered 20 minutes later type of meal. There’s nothing conventional about Statebird, and that may be just what impressed Bon Appetit Magazine so much in 2012 when they named it the best new restaurant in America. Not too shabby, Statebird.
It wouldn’t be a ridiculous statement to say that I spent more time in college at Strada Café in Berkeley, CA, than I did in class. Don’t assume that means I wasn’t in class! Because I was. It’s just that the majority of the time, I was at Strada before and after class, studying rigorously and people watching while slurping down coffee like a vacuum. In retrospect, I spent so much time there because a good coffee shop can be like an extension of one’s home. Comfortable and (relatively) non-judgmental, it’s a place where you can let your guard down. Three years after graduating, I’ve found my new Strada in San Francisco — Matching Half Café. Read More
Movie prices are so outrageous that I can’t help but feel visceral guilt when I hand over my credit card to purchase a ticket. But to my, and my wallet’s surprise, that guilt was nowhere to be found when I saw Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” Not the first or second time I saw it in fact.
If I read another article about San Francisco’s $4 toast I may pop a blood vessel. From New York Magazine to Venture Beat, there’s no escaping these stories dramatizing the surge in prices across the city, which, despite being caused by a variety of factors, is consistently explained through this one, ridiculously expensive, generously thick slice of toast. Read More
Repartee is a comprehensive event planning app that allows you to make impeccably designed invitations, track your invites and RSVPs, and share photos, all in one condensed place. As someone who is trying to plan the most streamlined wedding possible, it has been a crucial to relieving possible stress.