Michael Osman

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Amazon is killing our cities: We’re bingeing “Transparent” while a long-term disaster builds

Amazon is investing in exciting TV and film projects, great! And a new study shows the real cost of doing business<p>On the surface, Amazon has been on a winning streak lately – a streak that’s good not just for the company but for American culture at large. Its series “Transparent” is one of the best …

Stunning timelapse shows San Francisco in new light

The sites are familiar, but the scenes are not.<p>Videographer Marc Donahue spent the better part of a year capturing some of San Francisco’s most recognizable landmarks — Coit Tower, the Golden Gate Bridge, Twin Peaks — but in a way that few San Franciscans have ever seen them.<p>The mesmerizing …

How to make amazing coffee at home, even if you’re cheap and lazy.

Mocking people who care about coffee is a proud American tradition dating back approximately to the birth of Starbucks. The same jokes about …

The secret to making great coffee revealed.

The first cup of coffee that 2012 U.S. Barista champion Katie Carguilo served tasted rich and flavorful to me, but it wasn’t up to Carguilo’s high …

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Tabbouleh with lots of parsley and mint, as it should be. (VIDEO)

There are many wonderful, hearty salads out there with grains as their main ingredient, and tabbouleh is not one of them. Granted, the Levantine …

AeroPress, Inc. - Official AeroPress coffee maker website

Welcome to<p>The assets of the Aerobie sport toy business have been bought by SwimWays, a subsidiary of Spin Master Ltd. Click the “Play!” button to …

Coffee Essentials for the Perfect Cup

Author: Mat Honan. Mat Honan Gear<p>Date of Publication: 05.21.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Welcome to the Programmable World<br>• Connected …

Kelefa Sanneh’s Perfect Cup of Coffee

In this week’s Food Issue, Kelefa Sanneh writes about Aida Batlle, “a fifth-generation coffee farmer and a first-generation coffee celebrity.” Sanneh follows Batlle everywhere—from the steep hillsides of her farms in El Salvador to a roasting plant in Red Hook, Brooklyn, where her beans become the …

Where to Watch Bay Area July 4th Fireworks - Curbed SF

Get ready to celebrate the Declaration of Independence's approval by the Continental Congress, as we do every year, by grilling meats and watching things explode in spectacular fashion. San Francisco's fireworks show will get under way on Monday night at 9:30 or thereabouts from the foost of the …

Top 100 Restaurants comes to SFGate; along with new restaurants that should be included - Inside Scoop SF

Today my Top 100 Bay Area Restaurant guide found its way to sfgate.com (Click here to see the entire package, including the A-Z list.) Previously it was only available in print or on The Chronicle’s premium site, sfchronicle.com. And there’s another option: you can download the Top 100 app on …

Top 10 bars in San Francisco

Rickhouse<p>Beautiful wood interiors (mimicking the inside of a cask), stunningly tall liquor shelves (so high that they need a rolling ladder), live …