Bouncer Gets Meta at the Tonga Room

The Tonga Room always fills me with gratitude. Gratitude that it wasn't demolished. Gratitude that kitsch has a revered place in any civil society….

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A Nice Ride

San Francisco is so picturesque largely because of plate tectonics (the hills) and the ballsy T-square manipulations of great thinkers in tweed trousers (turn-of-the-20th-century…

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Hill Street Blues

The doldrums are no match for geezers at Top of the Mark followed by choralists in Grace Cathedral

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