Working as bar-backs at the Starlight Room in the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, DJs Zack Yakovlev and and Yanick Rieffel, together known as Bells and Whistles, saw an opportunity to bring their underground sensibility to the hotel's discriminating opulence. The resulting party, aptly named Dresscode, bro ... More >>
We love pop-ups and temporary chef nights, but we hate keeping track of them. Every few weeks we'll bring you a list of the best upcoming events -- all you have to do is mark your calendar.
Susan Feniger Pop-Up
Where: Insalata's, 120 Sir Francis Drake (at Woodland), San Anselmo, 457-7700
When: Thu ... More >>
Lou BustamanteJoel Teitelbaum at the Starlight RoomThe final two days of cocktail week are jam-packed, with awards, seminars, and parties. Once it's done, we're doing a cleanse, eating some vegetables, and getting our livers back in shape for in time for WhiskyFest on October 7th.
Historic ... More >>
Jim HerdAs noted before, this public restroom in the Panhandle cost as much as a 16,200-square-foot mansion in the midwestDoes this city have a taskforce on taskforces? It doesn't appear to -- but just you wait, now someone will bring it up. In any event, all excretory humor aside, we do have a rest ... More >>
Passport to the World NYE vs. NYE Ball 2009The Westin St. Francis and Sir Francis Drake HotelDecember 31, 2008Notes by Crystal Akins Photos by Crystal Akins and Hardy Wilson
Better than: Standing outside and watching the fireworks in the cold -- but at least that's free.
On New Year's Eve, the We ... More >>