Outside San Francisco

Outside San Francisco Travel Guide

Articles about Outside San Francisco

By Nikki Ekstein
If you’ve been stalling on a trip to Napa in hopes of experiencing the currently-closed bastion of California fine dining, it’s time to book those tickets: The French Laundry is reopening on April 7. Among the reasons to act now? OpenTable is curr...
By Hilal Isler
He’s the first-ever winner of the televised cooking competition, Top Chef Just Desserts, and this Saturday, his new pâtisserie opens in Palo Alto, California. Pastry-chef Yigit Pura talks to T+L about passion, pastries, and the importance of pursu...
By Deb Hopewell

Visit these thriving college towns for a crash course in live music, craft beer, art, and history.

By Geraldine Campbell
By Caroline Hallemann

Truly innovative playgrounds are a destination all their own. These will make you wish you were a kid again.

By Deb Hopewell

From Arizona to Vermont, here are our favorite towns for checking out fall foliage.

Restaurants in Outside San Francisco

Meat-centric small plates reign at Box and Bells, the latest from chef James Syhabout of Michelin-starred Commis. Try the country pork rillettes and blood pudding poutine. BART stop: Rockridge

Things to do in Outside San Francisco

Mani Niall works the ovens at the light-filled Sweet Bar Bakery. Our pick: the pumpkin-ginger cupcakes with salted caramel. BART stop: 19th Street/Uptown Oakland