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    Bella Italia - Antica Trattoria

    There are all sorts of ways to celebrate a birthday. My friend Eddie decided that the best way to celebrate his own was to navigate the girth of his adopted city in the grand tradition of John Muir, Johnny Appleseed, and the Donner Party -- on foot....

    by Matthew Stafford on May 30, 2001
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    Fighting Nuns - Oh, brother -- sisters invade the W Hotel

    Jail Bait Harry apologizes for his recent absence from this space: He was doing his civic duty by serving on a jury -- oh, and scoping out noontime nosh spots in the 850 Bryant area (think Cafe Mars or the Flower Market Cafe). Not far from there, at ...

    by Harry Coverte on May 30, 2001
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    Trolling for Presents - What to do when invited to the bridal shower of a total stranger

    Dear Social Grace, I've recently been invited to two weddings that involve grooms I'm friends with and brides I've never met. In both cases, I was invited to bridal showers; I thought this was very strange, since we weren't at all acquainted. The fi...

    by Social Grace on May 30, 2001
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    Beginnings and Endings - Pinocchio

    For several years I indulged in a hobby both personally enriching and fiscally exorbitant: the creation of elaborate, sit-down ethnic meals. I had gotten hold of the Time-Life Foods of the World series of cookbooks, 27 volumes of national/regional co...

    by Matthew Stafford on May 23, 2001
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    The Melting Pot - Matterhorn Swiss Restaurant

    For a while, I thought Clement was the best restaurant street in San Francisco, but now I'm pretty sure it's either Mission (it would take months to eat your way from Boulevard to Daly City) or Geary (which isn't so impressive downtown but acquires a...

    by Greg Hugunin on May 23, 2001
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    Blowin' in the Wind - The dos and don'ts of chatting up co-workers

    Dear Social Grace, Like many people, I work in an office building. I've always been awkward in social situations. Two situations that arise when going to work have bothered me for a long time: 1) The climate here is rather cool year-round in the mor...

    by Social Grace on May 23, 2001
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    Bloody Sunday - A Sunday in search of a great Bloody Mary

    Sunday is the day when you look toward heaven to see if the drinking weather is good. Chances are, it will be good enough, because no matter what the forecast -- sun, rain, fog, looming apocalypse -- Sunday is also the day when you drink Bloody Marys...

    by Greg Hugunin on May 23, 2001
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    A Movable Feast - Mayflower Seafood Restaurant

    I can't say enough wonderful things about Geary Boulevard's Mayflower, a Cantonese seafood/dim sum place just down the block from the gleaming domes of the Russian Orthodox Holy Virgin Cathedral. One finds a lot of Russians on the 6200 block of Geary...

    by Greg Hugunin on May 16, 2001
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    Partly Sunny - Fog City Diner

    Once upon a time, in the splendid but prehistorically chilly city of Chicago, three young foodies with potential and aspirations heeded California's siren song and headed west. After a brief stay at MacArthur Park they cashed in their marbles and ope...

    by Matthew Stafford on May 16, 2001
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    A Bun in the Oven - She loves her boyfriend/lifemate/partner/father of her child, but how should she introduce him?

    Dear Social Grace, I have two questions for you: My boyfriend knocked me up, oh, about seven months ago. It's a happy thing -- we thought he was sterile. We had already decided to do the "forever" thing before I got knocked up, but neither one of u...

    by Social Grace on May 16, 2001
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    Pinkies Up - High tea

    As the apocryphal story goes, brewed tea was invented when a long-forgotten Chinese emperor was sitting in his garden sipping a cup of freshly boiled water. A windblown leaf of Thea sinensis (green tea) dropped into the mug, the emperor sipped it and...

    by Matthew Stafford on May 9, 2001
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    In the House - Jasmine House

    Once upon a time, I played what you might call a dual role at this newspaper, penning the occasional news story along with the occasional restaurant review. I suppose I was more qualified to do the former, having worked for two years as a reporter at...

    by Greg Hugunin on May 9, 2001
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    Not a Hallmark Moment - Gender-transitioning showers and bridesmaids in black

    Dear Social Grace, A longtime friend who has been living in Los Angeles for the past few years has recently announced that he is having a sex-change operation. Another friend has this week sent an invitation to a "shower" for this friend. Although ...

    by Social Grace on May 9, 2001
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    Heart of the City - A peculiar night on the seamy side of Sixth Street

    Be warned: When someone borrows your lighter on Sixth Street, she's not necessarily looking to fire up a Camel. At the corner of Sixth and Minna, a woman steps into a doorway, whips out a glass pipe, then takes a long, deep hit of crack cocaine. She ...

    by Greg Hugunin on May 9, 2001
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    Crossing Paths - Black Cat

    I made a lot of resolutions at the beginning of this year, chief among them my vow to see those resolutions through. I do that every year, but this time I made a list that I check off item by item as completed, with such everyday tasks as "paint apar...

    by Greg Hugunin on May 2, 2001
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    Hotel California - The new Clift Hotel swings open July 31

    Clift Hanger Hip hotelier Ian Schrager's publicity has been hush-hush about his Clift Hotel renovations, but Harry's long assumed that the new owner would replace the old hotel's fancy French Room with oh-so-fashionable Asia de Cuba, the New York-bas...

    by Harry Coverte on May 2, 2001
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    The Homespun Hipster - Johnfrank

    It looks like spring has finally sprung in Northern California -- or at least it has in the Duboce Triangle, where an evening stroll to the crossroads of the F and the J does not require a jacket and the Upper Market palm trees don't look quite so ou...

    by Matthew Stafford on April 25, 2001
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    Darling Clementine - Everyday people every night on Clement Street

    Inner Clement Street wears a multitude of faces. You could call it the other Chinatown, Little Saigon, New Bohemia, or the place where people of every description go to browse books at Green Apple, cure their ills at the herbalist, or buy one of the...

    by Greg Hugunin on April 25, 2001
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    Tapa the Mark - Ramblas

    Following a screaming match between a local prostitute and a man whose occupation I never learned, my brother John was once run over by a pack of gallant Spaniards -- witnesses to the argument and in hot pursuit of the man -- in the Ramblas district ...

    by Greg Hugunin on April 18, 2001
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    Fender Bending - Ethics in the neighborhood

    Dear Social Grace, Please tell me the ethical thing to do in this situation: I was a passenger in a friend's car, and he accidentally ran into the parked car of someone who lives on my street, leaving noticeable damage in the car's side. My friend d...

    by Social Grace on April 18, 2001
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