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Where to Find the Best Bagels in San Francisco and the East Bay

A little while back I went on a bit of a cream cheese-fueled rampage in order to protect the name of good bagels the world over. I'm a man with strong opinions, most of them about breadstuffs, good vegetables, tofu, and The Beatles. If you're the kind of person who thinks a) they know what a good …

The San Francisco Cocktail Heatmap: Where to Drink Cocktails Right Now, February 2018

Cocktails aren't just ice, booze, and mixers anymore. Now drinkers can expect inventive takes on classics, unique spirits, garden-inspired ingredients, and a seriously deep bench of places to try. If there’s one thing San Franciscans have access to in droves, it’s a damn good drink.<p>Whether you're …

San Francisco Is the Best Food City in the Country Right Now

Book a trip to San Francisco stat because it's the best eating city in America right now.<p><i>In anticipation of our annual Hot 10 list of America's Best New Restaurants (August 18!), we announced the 50 nominees last week. Now, we're making another big announcement: the best food city in the country.</i><p>It …

San Francisco

The San Francisco Brunch Heatmap: Where to Brunch NOW, March 2018

It's always the question of the week: where to brunch come the weekend? It’s an especially significant topic in San Francisco, where mimosas and eggs have become a very serious pastime, with lines at the most popular places forming early and lasting late. There are the always-beloved brunch spots …

Luxury, Adventure & Long Term Travel

11 couples you'll see in NYC on Valentine's Day

<i>By Time Out contributors, edited by Sophie Harris</i><p>Valentine's Day in New York is no small thing—everything in the city gets the heart-shaped …

Relationships

Subway crowding has an easy solution most countries have figured out by now

Subway ridership is higher than at any point since the Truman administration. Delays rose 45 percent between 2013 and 2014 and were up another 20 percent by July.<p>Why so many delays? Because the trains are so crowded. Why so crowded? Because there are so many delays.<p>There are big solutions to this …

Adele Charms L.A. Crowd With Pre-Grammy Concert at the Wiltern

Adele's surprise show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles on Feb. 12 was truly the hottest ticket in town. It was her first concert in the city since 2011 …

The 10 most popular Los Angeles restaurants for Valentine's Day, according to Facebook

To help couples figure out their plans, Facebook pulled together the 10 most popular Los Angeles restaurants for the holiday.<p>The results are based on the restaurants and cafes that had the highest number of Facebook check-ins on February 14 last year.<p><b>Here are the top 10 favorite Los Angeles</b> …

A Love Letter to Los Angeles by Sara Benincasa • Angels Flight • literary west

Dear Los Angeles:<p>You are my Valentine. <br>Allow me to explain why. <br>I’m sitting here at my kitchen table, listening to the howls of my neighborhood …