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Photos and Highlights from New Orleans Jazz Fest, Weekend 1

Photos and Highlights from New Orleans Jazz Fest, Weekend 1

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, known most simply as Jazz Fest, returned for the first weekend of its 45th year with headlining performances from the Bay Area’s own Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton, Vampire Weekend and Robert Plant. With several stages hosting more than…

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Jasper’s, Trick Dog Among Nominees for 2013 Spirited Awards

Jasper’s, Trick Dog Among Nominees for 2013 Spirited Awards

Although the list was once again dominated by New York, a few locals have made the final list of 10 finalists for this year’s Spirited Awards, recognizing the best in bars and bartenders around the world.

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Photos: New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Photos: New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wrapped up two weekends of music on Sunday after standout sets from Hall & Oates and Phoenix, a precursor for what San Francisco music fans can look forward to at Outside Lands this summer.

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Celebrate Mardi Gras With San Francisco’s Best Po’ Boys

Celebrate Mardi Gras With San Francisco’s Best Po’ Boys

Fat Tuesday is officially upon us and that begs one question: Who serves up the best po’ boys in San Francisco?

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Giveaway: Bay for the Bayou With Allen Toussaint

Giveaway: Bay for the Bayou With Allen Toussaint

Back for “Part Deux” at Bimbo’s this Friday, Bay for the Bayou brings New Orleans music legend Allen Toussaint to the stage with the Bay Area’s own California Honeydrops and the Shots. We’re giving away a pair of tickets to one lucky winner.

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Event: San FraNOLA

Event: San FraNOLA

New Orleans arrives in San Francisco for one special night. You’ll be able to experience all the trappings of the famous southern city including a brass band, jambalaya and down home hospitality.

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Charles Phan’s Empire Grows

Charles Phan’s Empire Grows

Restaurateur Charles Phan never seems to be satisfied with just one project. His latest restaurant, Wo Hing General Store, opened in the Mission late last year. And now, he’s planning another unique spot on the waterfront.

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Video: Will Ferrell, Basketball Announcer

Video: Will Ferrell, Basketball Announcer

Actor Will Ferrell is filming a movie in New Orleans, so he decided to stop by the recent Bulls-Hornets game to do a little line-up announcing. You know, for fun.

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New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Lineup Announced

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Lineup Announced

Organizers for the 2012 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival just released the lineup for this spring.

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New Orleans Vs. San Francisco: Top Foodie Destinations

New Orleans Vs. San Francisco: Top Foodie Destinations

In the September issue of Travel + Leisure Magazine, readers selected New Orleans and San Francisco as numbers one and two in terms of foodie destinations in the United States. But the two food cultures are so different as I found out in a recent…

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America’s Best Cities for Singles

America’s Best Cities for Singles

Are you single in San Francisco? Do you feel like everyone else is already coupled up and that there are no (decent, sane, emotionally available) single people left in the city? Travel+Leisure recently surveyed readers on the 35 cities that were best for singles and…

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NOLA Bounce Arrives in SF With Big Freedia

NOLA Bounce Arrives in SF With Big Freedia

While bounce music may be vaguely heard outside of New Orleans, Big Freedia is about to change that while taking the world by storm with her vibrant energy and personable charm. She’ll be hitting San Francisco this Thursday with a live performance at Public Works…

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