Posts by Michelle Konstantinovsky

By day, the quaint new shop on lower Fillmore Street tempts customers with the kind of freshly made fare San Francisco foodies drool over: House made pastries, sandwiches, salads, fresh pasta, cheese, charcuterie, and more.

1. How did you get your start in design?Interior design was something that I loved doing as a hobby so I decided to go back to school. It turned out to be the best decision I ever made.

Harvey Milk has remained San Francisco royalty since his untimely death in 1978, but in the past few years, his legend has been celebrated in an innovative artistic tribute that spans his homebase of the Castro District.

Quiz any art enthusiast on surrealist artist René Magritte, and they may immediately reference his iconic 1964 oil painting, "Son of Man." You know the one: A guy, a bowler hat, a strategially placed apple over the face?

1. How did growing up with a designer mother influence your professional passion and steer your career?She fueled my creative and DIY side. She could fix things.

Remember the thrill of staying out past curfew? Culinary superstar Traci Des Jardins wants you to reclaim that rush.

The annual tradition is back: On May 18, Community Service League (CSL) will present its 38th Kitchen Tour, showcasing some of the Bay Area’s most inspiring design talents.

1. How has being a Bay Area native influenced your signature style?I'm not sure that I have a signature style. I very much appreciate the crazy natural beauty of the Bay Area and am inspired by the colors and atmosphere found here on the coast, but everything I make is an experiment.

For first-time visitors, Hong Kong can seem a bit overwhelming.

If you live in or around the Bay Area, you know the PlumpJack Group. It's the company responsible for keeping business booming at the Marina District's iconic Balboa Cafe and the vino flowing at wineries throughout the Napa Valley.

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