Amy Patrick

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House of Prime Rib Has a Secret Menu ... and It's Delicious!

A Bay Area institution with a cult following, <b>House of Prime Rib</b> has been serving quality cuts to locals and tourists alike since the 1940s. In fact, …

13 Hidden Gardens in the Financial District

<i>All photography by Ana Kamin</i>Looking for somewhere off the beaten path to take your lunch today? Due to some smart city developments, we here in San …

Craving Bacon and Eggs? Here Are the Best Breakfast Joints in Wine Country

Check out these tasty breakfast spots the next time you have a hankering for locally sourced bacon and eggs or fluffy made-from-scratch French toast …

The Best Hikes on the Northern California Coast

Whether you're interested in a casual walk along bluffs above crashing surf or a longer excursion into the coastal mountains high above the Pacific, …

Hiking

100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell

Light weights aren’t just for lightweights<p>Don’t underestimate a 10-pound dumbbell. They can challenge your body in an entirely new way, especially if you’re used to lifting heavy.<p>Lighter weights target the small muscles that stabilize your joints—muscles that get overpowered by larger ones when you …

How to Make a Dog Bed Even if You Barely Know How to Sew

When my boyfriend Winfield (real first name) returned to New York after this past Christmas with his 9-year-old labrador Lee (real girl name) by his side, the shopping list of required supplies ran long: dog food, toe nail clippers, water bowl, tennis balls, poop bags, day care, a Bordetella shot, …

Sewing

Head for the Hills: What to Do on SF's 7 Original Hills

Of the 48 named hills in San Francisco, only seven claim to have been named at the time of the city’s founding—Nob Hill, Russian Hill, Telegraph …

The Bay Area’s Best Redwood Hikes

Reason number 92 why living in the Bay Area is the best: awe-inspiring redwood hikes. There’s something almost other-worldly about meandering through …

Unexpected Gift Ideas on Etsy

There are certain holiday gifts whose reputations precede them. Sweaters knitted (albeit lovingly) with images of candy canes and reindeer have inspired an entire sub-genre of Christmas party. Children are taught from babyhood to fear the dreaded lump of coal. Fruitcakes are the butt of many a …

8 Kettlebell Moves That'll Sculpt Your Entire Body

...and FAST!<p>If you love yourself some kettlebell exercises, this workout is for you. (And if you've never tried them out, this workout is for you, too!) Kettlebell exercises are awesome because, thanks to the fact that their weight isn't evenly distributed, they make your stabilizer muscles work …

Workouts

Meditation: The Anti-Habit That Is the Ultimate Healthy Habit

You've probably heard: meditation will improve your life. Research shows that it can shorten migraines, improve athletic performance, increase one's ability to focus and can be effective for reducing stress and managing anxiety. This is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>With the benefits so clear, why …

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

Small, simple changes can lead to major results.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight is a journey composed of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by …