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Bestie Eats: adjusting, closing and to-go

Bestie Eats: adjusting, closing and to-go

When the lockdown finally ends and we're able to get out and about to socialize over our vittles once again, this year's Restaurant Besties will be here to help.

Museum at Home with the California Academy of Sciences

Museum at Home with the California Academy of Sciences

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  • by Advertising Department sponsored content
  • Mar 24, 2020

The California Academy of Sciences is committed to providing free, high-quality resources to our community, even while closed.

10th annual readers' poll starts

10th annual readers' poll starts

This year marks the 10th annual Bay Area Reporter readers' poll, the Besties, and voting begins Thursday, January 30.

Drag Brunch @ Hamburger Mary's

Drag Brunch @ Hamburger Mary's

Drag and brunch combine weekly on Saturdays and Sundays at Hamburger Mary's, one of 16 restaurants across the U.S. (and Ontario). On January 26, MC Mercedez Munro welcomed performers Helen Heels, Pearl Teese, and Ryder Moore.

Oscar Party Time - Academy of Friends' 40th

Oscar Party Time - Academy of Friends' 40th

To celebrate four decades of glamorous fundraisers, the Academy of Friends welcomes patrons at their annual Oscars-viewing party at a fabulous new location, and with a Ruby Red theme.

Besties breakfast? - Vote for Your faves

Besties breakfast? - Vote for Your faves

Is The Grubstake your favorite late night or breakfast eatery? Here, John serves up tasty omelets and 'taters. Nominate your favorite restaurants, nightclubs and more in our 2020 Besties.

A Fabulous Affair: Carlos Eugenio Venturo Diaz and Joseph William Copley's fabulous wedding

A Fabulous Affair: Carlos Eugenio Venturo Diaz and Joseph William Copley's fabulous wedding

We haven't had a good wedding announcement in a while, and the betrothal of Carlos Diaz and Joseph Copley included seaside views, and dance and nightlife community fabulousness.

Antoni Porowski: Queer Eye guy on his Combo Plate Career

Antoni Porowski: Queer Eye guy on his Combo Plate Career

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  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Sep 11, 2019

"I never imagined life would bring me to a point where I'd be sitting here staring at my cookbook," says Antoni Porowski, the Queer Eye star who will be promoting that book, Antoni In The Kitchen, at a panel discussion & recipe demo at the Castro Theatre.

Wine Tasting @ The Academy

Wine Tasting @ The Academy

A wine-tasting evening at The Academy, held Friday, August 30, included tips on tasting from sommelier Michael Wells. On the airy back patio, guests enjoyed sipping various wines while learning more about different vintages and kinds of wines.

Euphoria Cast @ Swedish American Hall

Euphoria Cast @ Swedish American Hall

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  • by Steven Underhill
  • Jul 17, 2019

Cast members from the new HBO series 'Euphoria' attended a screening of an episode of the provocative new show about teenagers, sex and drugs, on July 8 at the Swedish American Hall.

Pride 2019: Five decades of queer rebellion

Pride 2019: Five decades of queer rebellion

Welcome to the Bay Area Reporter's special Pride section. Stories are headlined with "Pride 2019."

Hello, Healdsburg!

Hello, Healdsburg!

We heard Healdsburg calling us. That's the charming Sonoma County small town stocked full with wineries, luxurious accommodations and destination bars and restaurants. The town bureau invited us up there for an overnight stay.

Zoetrope's zesty wines and dinners

Zoetrope's zesty wines and dinners

When North Beach's Café Zoetrope offered an invitation to their Winemaker's Dinner, it was an offer we couldn't refuse. Godfather jokes aside, the stylish restaurant, owned by Francis Ford Coppola and his related winery, offers great food and wines.

Bestie Eats - Your fave brunch, dinner, desserts and more

Bestie Eats - Your fave brunch, dinner, desserts and more

"We are everywhere!" may be a queer community rallying cry, but once again, Bestie voters don't seem to eat anywhere but the Castro and the Mission.