Like any spice hunter worth her, um, salt, Olivia Dillan, proprietress of Spice Ace, a San Francisco mecca of all things flavor enhancing, expertly briefs customers on the characteristics of the 300 spices, peppers and dried herbs in her inventory—if only to prevent bodily harm.

Check out the must-see events going on around the Bay Area this week!

We had a long-standing tradition in my family, that my brother and I could open one Christmas present each on Christmas Eve. The rest would have to wait until morning.

Maximize your shopping time this weekend with these hot-off-the-press sales. Treat yo'self!

We don't care who owns it– we want it. Open on Sunday, January 12 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Win one of these gorgeous books on design grande dame Eva Zeisel from our friends at Chronicle Books!

The San Francisco flat has proven to be a durable and much-loved dwelling type, taking us from the Gold Rush through the Summer of Love and into the Dotcom 2.0 era– with a whole lot of living in between. These three condos are open on Sunday, January 12 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.

We shared the lowdown on the top kitchen redesigns of 2013, and we’re thrilled to provide even more home renovation insight, this time on the most popular bathroom styles of the year.

Bonnie Heras was raised among farmers in the Sacramento basin, but her bucolic upbringing hasn't stopped her from delving into more man-made manipulations as a metalsmith and jewelry designer.

There are many custom closets solutions for your home to help turn a cluttered space into an organized haven.


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