Battle Royale: San Francisco Or East Bay, If You Had To Choose


Coming off the heels of my post about a modern, Swedish home currently for sale by some clients contemplating their move here to San Francisco or the East Bay, it inspired a long overdue Battle Royale (perhaps on par with SF v. NYC): San Francisco versus East Bay (I leave the “what exactly is East … Continue reading Battle Royale: San Francisco Or East Bay, If You Had To Choose

Vote Now! Best Coffee (House) In San Francisco


WOW! The “best” coffee (house) in San Francisco nominees streamed in last week, thanks to a nice little link from Yahoo!, and it looks like we may now have the most comprehensive list of San Francisco Coffee (Houses) ever on one ballot. Needless to say, our tiny list was well shy of what is truly … Continue reading Vote Now! Best Coffee (House) In San Francisco

In San Francisco It’s Ritual Coffee Roasters Versus Blue Bottle Coffee


Having just purchased our first bag of “Sweet Tooth Espresso” from Ritual Roasters after more than six years of dedicated grinding, tamping, and pouring exclusively of Blue Bottle Coffee, we’re a bit torn as to what to do. We’ve had Ritual on many different occasions, but allowing their beans to enter into the home, and … Continue reading In San Francisco It’s Ritual Coffee Roasters Versus Blue Bottle Coffee

Battle Royale: San Francisco’s Infinity Towers Versus Some Peninsula Townhouse


We haven’t done a Battle Royale in a while, but we thought this recent email could not only shed some light on the steals and deals being thrown out by The Infinity to get their Towers sold, but also a bit of debate as to whether it’s better to put your money in San Francisco, … Continue reading Battle Royale: San Francisco’s Infinity Towers Versus Some Peninsula Townhouse

Greener than thou: San Francisco is “Green” are you?


Everybody knows it’s hip to be green and San Francisco almost leads the pack (we were edged out by Portland, OR) , but what’s a city without its people, right? We want to try to do a little thing here on theFrontSteps (by getting your comments) and it goes something like this: My name is … Continue reading Greener than thou: San Francisco is “Green” are you?

San Francisco’s “coolest” neighborhood: La Mission…hands down!


If you want to be flat out, straight, f**king cool, then live in (or at least go to) the Mission. We have been in every nook and cranny of this city and checked out just about every type of property you can imagine, seen every type of living quarters, seen just about every type of … Continue reading San Francisco’s “coolest” neighborhood: La Mission…hands down!