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In The Presidio: Mountain Lake's Aquatic Refugees Moving To Sonoma County

We're big fans of the Presidio and Crissy Field here at Curbed SF. Welcome to In the Presidio, a weekly series covering what's going on at what may be the country's most far-ranging and complex examples of adaptive re-use. Click...

Foie Interlude: Here's Eater SF editor Carolyn Alburger...

Here's Eater SF editor Carolyn Alburger on KTVU talking about the foie gras ban in San Francisco and how restaurants are working around it. Including foie corkage fees, pop-up picnics, and the Presidio Social Club that's using a loophole that...

Behold, The Foie Slider at Presidio Social Club

We'd let the foie-gras brouhaha die if we didn't see images like this. But we do. And we did. So we won't. You see, the foie slider at Presidio Social Club, which we mentioned earlier today, looks downright stupendous. It comes replete with pineapple and brioche bun. So taboo; the cocaine of the twenty-tens, we suppose. But legal. Barely legal. [ more › ]

Presidio Social Club Exempt From Foie Gras Ban

Like a scared duck fighting to get that steel tube away from its beak, the effort to eschew the foie gras ban just won't die. This week's news comes from Presidio Social Club, titularly located in the Presidio, which, as you may know, is on federal land. And so? It is exempt from the California foie gras ban. Say what? [ more › ]

Foie Fighters: California Restaurants Find Loopholes in Foie Gras Ban

Left: Kali Dining's foie gras. [Photo: Kali Dining / Facebook] Right: the Presidio Social Club in San Francisco. [Photo: Presidio Social Club / Facebook] Who's serving illicit foie gras in California now? First up, chef Kevin Meehan's Los...

In The Presidio: "The day was a joyful one...

"The day was a joyful one for all. Only the savages did not enjoy themselves on this happy day." SFist has a brief, to the point, and accurate account of the Presidio's 1776 founding and Spanish doubts about how this...

Forward, March!: The Inn at The Presidio pulled...

The Inn at The Presidio pulled a lukewarm review from the Travel Section of The New York Times. They seem to have mis-identified it as a hotel rather the the luxe B&B it actually is. The decor and details passed...

In The Presidio: They're Celebrating San Francisco's Birthday at The Presidio

We're big fans of the Presidio and Crissy Field here at Curbed SF. Welcome to In the Presidio, a weekly series covering what's going on at what may be the country's most far-ranging and complex examples of adaptive re-use. While...

Zipper Truck At Work On Presidio Parkway

4 years agoHumor : The Presurfer

Presidio Parkway is a roadway tucked into the natural contours of the Presidio of San Francisco and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, one of the largest urban parks. Watch as the barrier transfer machine, known as a 'zipper truck,' adjusts the moveable median barrier. YouTube link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer

In The Presidio: Get Your Birds & Bilingual Ethnobotany On at El Polin

We're big fans of the Presidio and Crissy Field here at Curbed SF. Welcome to In the Presidio, a weekly series covering what's going on at what may be the country's most far-ranging and complex examples of adaptive re-use. El...

On The Market: Fully-Inglenooked Sidney Newsom in Presidio Height Comes With an Attic We'd Never Leave

Click here to view the full photogallery.There are a lot of wooden houses in this town, but few of them are as masterfully composed and detailed as the ones from the Newsom dynasty of architects. Distant relatives of the Lt....

Top 10: Top Ten Least Expensive Properties For Sale in Pacific Heights

Today we'll be zeroing in on properties in Pacific Heights. Per realtor standards, the neighborhood's boundaries are Union and California Streets and Van Ness Avenue and Presidio Avenue/Lyon Street. Without further ado, the top ten least expensive properties currently for...

Library Patron Returns Book Due 38 Years Ago

The San Francisco Public Library's Presidio branch received a pleasant surprise in the mail today when a patron returned a book that was due back in November of 1974, along with its original due date slip. The book in question is a first edition copy of American Cooking: Creole and Acadian by Peter Feibleman, which boasts a delightful cover. Show More Summary

LucasArts Reveals Star Wars 1313

4 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : TheForce.Net

Tonight on the Spike TV program GameTrailers TV, host Geoff Keighley revealed the next major Star Wars game from LucasArts: Star Wars 1313. Keighley went to Lucasfilm's Presidio campus in San Francisco, CA, to meet with LucasArts employees who were working on the game.

San Francisco: The Ultimate Geek Road Trip: Lucasfilm & Rancho Obi-Wan

4 years agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

This summer geeks from around the world will make a pilgrimage to the headquarters of Lucasfilm in California. But, other than the famed Yoda Fountain at Lucasfilm's Presidio campus in San Francisco, the ultimate Star Wars Mecca offers little for visitors. Show More Summary

Eat Here Tonight: Dixie

Let's see, what's the food sect ballyhooing over this week. Let's see... ah, here we go: Joseph Humphrey's Dixie. Continuing the trend of southern comfort cooking, Humphrey's new joint in the Presidio features, according to Eater, things...Show More Summary

Thursday Morning Roundup: The Life Of A Classical Composer-Turned-Cabbie

In Thursday's morning call: the Chron finds aggressive drug dealers in Golden Gate Park, fishing for crack, the Presidio's newest ancient spring, peninsula home prices soaring, and a classical composer turned 23-year cab veteran. [ more › ]

Well Here It Is, Your Moment of Zen: A Nine-Minute Video Called “Rehabilitating the Presidio Officers’ Club – An Overview”

TweetOur Presidio Trust just posted a video to the YouTube about the OC being in rehab. You people want history in the Presidio? Well here, have some, via un film du Melissa Peabody: “No place in the Presidio is more beloved than the historic Officers’ Club, located on the Main Post. Over the course 235 years, the [...]

In The Presidio: Welcome El Polin, the Newest Ancient Spring in the Presidio

We're big fans of the Presidio and Crissy Field here at Curbed SF. Welcome to In the Presidio, a weekly series covering what's going on at what may be the country's most far-ranging and complex examples of adaptive re-use. Plus...

PriceChopper: Presidio Heights Big Abode Gets Chopped to Pieces

Click here to view the full photogallery.Was: $8,500,000 Then: $7,500,000 Now: $6,950,000 You Save: $1,550,000 This poor (Ed. note: well?), sad, huge house in Presidio Heights. It was first listed in July of last year with the mind-boggling asking price...

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