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Southern Food & Culture from a San Franciscan's Perspective
Southern Food & Culture from a San Franciscan's Perspective

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Happy Mother's Day, and It's Off to the Hospital
Among their many, many chores, it seems that mothers are destined to take their kids to an emergency room at least once. My mother certainly did. In her own words, here's a recounting of Ruth Martin's quick-get-a-doctor moments with my four sisters and me. ...

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Leslie Jordan dishes the dirt on his Hollywood experiences in his inimitable, hilarious style. But the best story is one he illustrates rather than tells. 

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What We Can Learn From Leslie Jordan
Brace yourselves. I'm about to use a baseball metaphor. Last Sunday night, we delighted in seeing character actor Leslie Jordan performing Show Pony , a one-man performance about his recent Hollywood adventures. When I wasn't laughing out loud at his breath...

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Is San Francisco Really the 'New' New York?
San Francisco is undergoing a transformation. I've lived here since 1987, and I've never seen so many buildings under construction. It's as if every empty wedge of space, every former gas station lot is transforming into a mid-rise apartment or condo buildi...

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Is San Francisco Really the 'New' New York?
San Francisco is undergoing a transformation. I've lived here since 1987, and I've never seen so many buildings under construction. It's as if every empty wedge of space, every former gas station lot is transforming into a mid-rise apartment or condo buildi...

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If there's such a thing as Heaven, this woman is there. And man oh man, does she have a lot of questions to ask. 

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Why Do You Ask So Many Questions?
It was a Christmas Eve, and I was being cross-examined. I was attending a holiday party at the home of Bob Wheeler and Kurt Kleespies, circa 2008. I was seated on the sofa next to Marie Alaimo, in her late 70s at the time, and she was full of questions for ...

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Sometimes, the world spins right before your eyes, and all you can do is watch in awe. 

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The Surprising Connection Between a Tape Recording and an Indiegogo Campaign
This is the story of an elderly woman's decades-old tape recording and a young woman's Indiegogo campaign. The story begins with Marie Alaimo, the elderly woman. At a Thanksgiving party about five years ago, Marie, a marvelous woman of Italian heritage and ...

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The recent live broadcast lacked several things, but I was glad to see this one element in particular missing. 
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