Stookey’s Club Moderne

by Julie Lindow Join me in raising a toast to Stookey’s Club Moderne, a delightful 1930s art deco-style cocktail bar that opened in January 2015, by a dynamic trio of owners – husband and wife Tim Stookey and Leslie Cole Stookey and Leslie’s cousin Aaron Cole.

My Fancy Future Breakfast

by Julie Lindow My fancy future breakfast includes sheep-milk yogurt, farm-direct and organic coffee with mushroom creamer, breakfast chocolate, pasta, California honey, and a Moringa green shake. That is exactly what I ate at the 2020 Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, California. As I ate, I learned that in the future, food will […]

FANCY FUTURE BREAKFAST RECIPES

By Julie Lindow Meeting the various food purveyors and trying their products at the 2020 Fancy Food show inspired me to learn ways to use some of these products as part of my own breakfasts at home. I have selected some favorite recipes offered by several of the companies I wrote about in ‘My Fancy […]

COCKTAIL RECIPES: A GIFT FOR YOU

 by Julie Lindow  Cocktails are a wonderful way to celebrate special occasions and the holidays. I don’t drink a lot so when I do, I want my cocktail to be an extraordinary experience. During the past few years, I have developed several cocktails to commemorate various occasions in my family and friend’s lives. Gary Meyer […]

ORSON’S BELLY: Day and Night

by Julie Lindow Have you ever dreamt of opening a café or bar that would be the medley of everything you love? Have you ever worried that San Francisco is losing its creative venues because high rents demand investors who demand tried-and-true (i.e. boring) business formulas so that they can be assured of a return?