Peter-Astrid Kane

Joe Biden will inevitably be blamed for many things that happened under President Donald Trump once he is sworn in as president. <ins>(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)</ins>

A look ahead to the Biden Administration’s first 100 days

Stand by for hypocrisy on a previously unimagined level — and plenty of craziness besides

Joe Biden will inevitably be blamed for many things that happened under President Donald Trump once he is sworn in as president. <ins>(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)</ins>
Louis' diner on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Perched above the Sutro Baths, the diner closed for good in July 2020 after 83 years in business. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Remembrance of meals past

San Francisco said goodbye to some classic restaurants in 2020

Louis' diner on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Perched above the Sutro Baths, the diner closed for good in July 2020 after 83 years in business. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Despite the lack of a decisive victory, there were some positive results in Tuesday’s election. <ins>(Peter Kane/Special to the S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Everything good that happened in America last night

Words of hope for the bleary-eyed and anxious

Despite the lack of a decisive victory, there were some positive results in Tuesday’s election. <ins>(Peter Kane/Special to the S.F. Examiner)</ins>
On Oct. 13, people lined up to vote early for the presidential election in Southlake, Texas. <ins>(Shutterstock)</ins>
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Five things to watch for in the run-up to Nov. 3

Down-ballot races, as much as the presidency, will determine the future course of this nation

On Oct. 13, people lined up to vote early for the presidential election in Southlake, Texas. <ins>(Shutterstock)</ins>
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The view of cloud-fringed Molokai from an oceanfront room at the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel is gorgeous. (Courtesy Peter Lawrence Kane)

Far from the cruel sun, at Maui’s Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel

From poke a ride on an outrigger canoe, KBH is exactly as remote as a relaxing vacation should be

The view of cloud-fringed Molokai from an oceanfront room at the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel is gorgeous. (Courtesy Peter Lawrence Kane)
San Francisco’s Pride celebrations continue through the end of June. (Brittany Hosea-Small/Special to The Examiner)

Pride Guide 2019

From Frameline to drag to golf, this milestone year has taken over the last two weekends in June

San Francisco’s Pride celebrations continue through the end of June. (Brittany Hosea-Small/Special to The Examiner)
Aria Sa'id, policy advisor for The City's Human Rights Commission, founded Kween Culture Initiative, a peer-led group addressing health and equity for transgender women. (Courtesy photo)

Aria Sa’id a force for change among trans women of color

“The Trump administration has been very vocal about stripping away rights and…

Aria Sa'id, policy advisor for The City's Human Rights Commission, founded Kween Culture Initiative, a peer-led group addressing health and equity for transgender women. (Courtesy photo)
A person walks on stilts for the Pride parade in San Francisco, on Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Fill the dance card: Your Pride 2018 calendar

From reports of multiple gay-bashings in Northern California to rapacious corporations like…

A person walks on stilts for the Pride parade in San Francisco, on Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)
KinFolkz, Pride's community grand marshal, has founded a number of organizations advocating for marginalized groups. (Courtesy photo)

Oakland activist-advocate Kin Folkz defines intersectionality

“We forget that, when we’re in the street and celebrating Pride, there…

KinFolkz, Pride's community grand marshal, has founded a number of organizations advocating for marginalized groups. (Courtesy photo)
Our Lady J is making several Pride appearances. (Courtesy Troy Pes)

Our Lady J breaks new ground for gender representation

“All I wanted to be was a preacher’s wife, so I could…

Our Lady J is making several Pride appearances. (Courtesy Troy Pes)
Our Lady J is making several Pride appearances. (Courtesy Troy Pes)

Warrior Pose: Celebrity Grand Marshal Our Lady J breaks new ground for gender representation in TV

“All I wanted to be was a preacher’s wife, so I could…

Our Lady J is making several Pride appearances. (Courtesy Troy Pes)
Ocean trout and daikon with trout roe and yuzu. (Peter Lawrence Kane/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The only Michelin-starred restaurant in the East Bay belongs at the top of the heap for its versatility alone

Nothing reveals the Michelin guide’s metropolitan bias quite like the fact that…

Ocean trout and daikon with trout roe and yuzu. (Peter Lawrence Kane/Special to S.F. Examiner)
At 28 seats, Sons & Daughters is a small operation, but its the small gestures that keep the Nob Hill restaurant humble. (Peter Lawrence Kane/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Seven years in, Sons & Daughters remains

I think — I hope — we’re emerging from the anti-carb backlash.…

At 28 seats, Sons & Daughters is a small operation, but its the small gestures that keep the Nob Hill restaurant humble. (Peter Lawrence Kane/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Pork belly with blood pudding green strawberries, snap peas, onion soubise, and horseradish. (Eric Pratt/SF Weekly)

Commonwealth is not that common

For all the fervor that the Mission’s restaurant scene has generated in…

Pork belly with blood pudding green strawberries, snap peas, onion soubise, and horseradish. (Eric Pratt/SF Weekly)
Maine lobster with heirloom kale, mint, black rice and coastal curry. (Peter Lawrence Kane/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Maine lobster with heirloom kale, mint, black rice and coastal curry. (Peter Lawrence Kane/Special to S.F. Examiner)
From left: barbecued quail, squid with blood sausage and pork belly with kimchi. (Peter Lawrence Kane/S.F. Weekly)

Don’t be afraid to be new

As with early-20th-century Nobel Literature laureates, the distribution of three-Michelin-star restaurants reflects…

From left: barbecued quail, squid with blood sausage and pork belly with kimchi. (Peter Lawrence Kane/S.F. Weekly)
Ricotta gnudi — basically gnocchi without potatoes — were the standout pasta course. (Peter Lawrence Kane/SF Weekly)

Michael Mina’s FiDi flagship embodies the artistry of precision

The term “empire-builder” is puffed-up and grossly overused: A chef opens a…

Ricotta gnudi — basically gnocchi without potatoes — were the standout pasta course. (Peter Lawrence Kane/SF Weekly)
(Eric Risberg/2014 AP File Photo)

Eight ways to be the best heterosexual you can possibly be on Pride weekend

Another June, another momentous Supreme Court decision, another giant pink triangle on…

(Eric Risberg/2014 AP File Photo)