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All Hail SF Beer Week

Now in its 7th year, SF Beer Week (Feb. 6-15) is quickly turning into the early-semester keg party no one wants to miss. With more than 700 events spread over 10 days, the festival pours a river of craft brew that flows into every corner of the Bay Area, from restaurants to dive bars to your favorite brewpub with the […]

Welcome to Jackson Hole, China

Wait, China? Yes. Walk down the streets of the new Jackson Hole resort community in the mountains north of Beijing and you might experience geographical whiplash. Both communities have rustic log lodges, antlers on the walls, worn wood floors—though in China, these were engineered to look old. So what’s the story? A few years ago Portland designer Allison Smith told me […]

Introducing The Daily Cut

Time Inc., Sunset’s parent company, just announced the launch of a new site this week: The Daily Cut ( The platform offers consumers a single destination for live and on-demand original video content from all the Time Inc. brands you know and love, including Real Simple, Cooking Light, PEOPLE, Sports Illustrated, and, of course, Sunset. With a library of more than […]

Weekend Planner: Holiday Shopping in Ugly Sweaters

Kick off the holidays right. Indulge in decadent chocolate, run around in a tacky sweater, or shop ’til you drop this weekend.