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Bologna, Italy, 1954: A housewife named Ada Masotti goes into the lingerie business. A skilled corset maker, she sews a small collection of lingerie, packs the pieces up in a case, then carries the collection door-to-door to local shopkeepers.The case was lined in red velvet, the lingerie displayed like fine pearls. It was then that La Perla was born. Today, La Perla has over 150 boutiques worldwide, and is opening its first in San Francisco this month.
Burgers and tapas and Restaurant Week galore! It's all happening in the East Bay, folks.
"It's okay to be uncomfortable, being uncomfortable means you are working," Barry's Bootcamp instructor Tommy yelled over the thumping '90s-themed music as I reunited with my arch nemesis: the treadmill. This was pretty much in line with the quote tattooed above the doorway leading into the red-lit room: “If it’s not challenging, you’re not changing.” Well folks, consider me a new woman.
Hopefully, you managed to drink some of the good stuff over the holidays, and by good stuff, I’m talking about Champagne. If you’d like to find some spots where you can pound bubbles—excuse me, learn and explore the nuances of sparkling wine in greater depth, here are places around town that serve and sell quality Champagne and other similar wines from around the world. Enjoy your bubble bath.
Polar vortex? No way. To celebrate the fact that winter in the Bay Area isn’t anywhere near the freezing temperatures the rest of the country is experiencing right now, try camping on the beach this weekend. Here are some of the best spots just a short drive from the city.
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