Balboa TheaterEverybody likes birthday cake, right?Due to ever-popular popular demand, the Balboa Theater (3630 Balboa at 38th Ave.) is hosting a return engagement of its Julia cake-off. On August 15, which would have been Julia Child's 97th birthday, the Balboa offered free admission to Juli ... More >>
Balboa Theater The array of cakes included clafoutis and banana bread.The promise of a free ticket to Julie & Julia in exchange for a cake in honor of what would have been Julia Child's 97th birthday drew about thirty bakers to the Balboa Theater (3630 Balboa at 38th Ave.) Saturday. Ma ... More >>
A2ZMpls/FlickrQueen of Sheba cake from Julia's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking.'Julia Child would have turned 97 on August 15th (when she died in 2004, she'd almost made it to 92). To honor the occasion, the Balboa Theatre (3630 Balboa at 38th Ave.) is hosting a Birthday Cake Bake-Off an ... More >>
It's 106 miles to Chicago, we've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark out and we're wearing sunglasses. How many lines was that? How much do we owe the Chronicle?For those who eschew hand-held digital devices, the San Francisco Chronicle used to be your best bet when you need ... More >>
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