by Jason Oliver Nixon
by Sarah Elbert
In this issue:
AMEX CEO Kenneth Chenault
Also: Why credit card companies are here to stay—even if plastic isn't — Getting to the heart of Jamaica — Start the new year in Paris: 1 City (of light), 5 Ways
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Mahershala Ali's Favorite StreetThe actor shares his favorite haunts along Telegraph Avenue in nearby Berkeley.
Eating and Drinking in SonomaIn California's wine country, everything is nationally notable and terrifically tasty, for a very surprising reason.
Isabel Allende's Favorite StreetThe novelist shares her favorite haunts along Columbus Avenue.
Laura Werlin in Point Reyes StationThe James Beard award-winning author chronicles her cheese-filled trip to Point Reyes Station, about 45 miles northwest of San Francisco.
Creative CommonsCelebrated Bay Area thespian René Augesen got a taste for theater at a young age when she saw her sister in a play.
Jennifer Biesty on FigsChef Jennifer Biesty shares why figs are one of her favorite ingredients.
Andrew Zimmern on 3 Up-and-Coming ChefsDanny Bowien in NYC and San Francisco, Sue Zemanick in New Orleans and Curtis Duffy in Chicago. You can't go wrong with these young chefs—familiar names to food geeks but strangers to most.
Andrew Zimmern on 3 Spots for Fine Dining, ReimaginedSan Francisco's Incanto, Austin's Uchiko and NYC's Eleven Madison Park.
Airport Insider // San Francisco International AirportThe 30 million travelers who pass through San Francisco International Airport each year are greeted by local restaurants, art and aviation exhibits, children’s play areas and even an aquarium.
Style InspirationFantastic restaurants, an ever-expanding retail scene and nightlife that rivals NYC beckons you to explore the Bay Area.
A Day in San FranciscoThere is so much to do in the City by the Bay. Here, find a sampling of activities (mostly food related) Sky's associate online editor packed into one day.
Everybody's Talking About // Tiki BarsSee which tiki bar in San Francisco caught our attention.
1 City 5 Ways: Architecture EnthusiastFrom remnants of Spanish occupation to elegant Victorian edifices, there’s something for every structuralist to admire.
1 City 5 Ways: First TimerThe first time is always a charm when cable cars, the Golden Gate, Alcatraz and Fisherman’s Wharf are
on the agenda.
1 City 5 Ways: Active TravelerWalk, bike, hike or boat—the city supplies plenty of activity chaperoned by postcard views.
1 City 5 Ways: Multicultural FoodieNo passport needed to journey through the city’s patchwork of internationally flavored neighborhoods and eateries.
1 City 5 Ways: Art JunkieWith world-class museums and a vibrant local arts scene, San Francisco showcases the very best.
Andrew Zimmern on Farm-to-Table Chefs: flour + waterToday, menus teem with buzzwords such as local, organic and sustainable, and you can find the term locavore in The Oxford English Dictionary.
Timothy Hollingsworth on Chefs to Watch: Corey Lee, BenuBenu has an à la carte menu, but expect the unexpected, such as snapping turtle velouté and semolina rigatoni with sea cucumber.
Rebecca Charles on Bivalve Bliss: Swan Oyster DepotThe chef/owner of Pearl Oyster Bar in New York City shares why Swan Oyster Depot is one of her favorite spots for oysters.
Christian Haas on San FranciscoChristian Haas, Group Creative Director & Associate Partner, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, shares some of his favorite places.
Tom Douglas on 3 Fantastic Bakeries: TartineChef Tom Douglas chooses his three favorite bakeries, including Tartine in San Francisco.
Wine Regions: NapaIn the world's best wine regions, "le vin" is just the beginning.
30 Must-See Museums: San FranciscoPatricia Schultz, author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, curates our global museum collection covering everything from Renaissance masterpieces to the tools of the spy trade.
SightseeingThe best places in San Francisco to take in a good view.
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