San Francisco VI: Mission

San Francisco V: KANGEN-Reunited with Nature-Calligraphy Exhibition + Live Performance

KANGEN–Reunited with Nature–Japanese calligraphy exhibition + live performance took place on Friday night @ Fivepoints Arthouse, an artist-run alternative creative space located @ 72 Tehama, San Francisco CA in the SOMA district. The art show featured live calligraphy by Aoi Yamaguchi, a Japanese calligrapher living in Oakland, and contemporary dance performance by Mika Yanagihara. In addition, the show … Continue reading

San Francisco IV: Mexican Party Bus

San Francisco III: Outside Lands 2010

I got some footage of the Outside Lands 2010 festival. You can check out Phoenix performing (my favorite) “Liztomania” and part of “Consolation Prizes” live. Phoenix is by far the best musical experience I’ve experienced so far in my life. Both lead singers, Edward Sharpe (from Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros) and Thomas Mars (from … Continue reading

San Francisco II: Deborah Madison!

I recently heard Deborah Madison speak at Omnivore Books in San Francisco, CA. She just came out with her new book, Seasonal Fruit Desserts from Orchard, Farm and Market. She shared food combinations, which she called ‘seasonal companions’, such as persimmons with walnut or hazelnut oil, and goat cheese; or poaching your pears with a … Continue reading

San Francisco I: Bar Tartine

We had brunch in the morning at Bar Tartine, followed by a trip to their bakery just three blocks away. There was about a 30-minute wait outside the bakery, and my sister fell in love with this really shy great dane named Sergeant Jackson. ©2010 Erica K. Hsu