K. A. Bussing

K.A. Bussing is a writer and editor from Seattle. Currently an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Arizona, Bussing has worked as a journalist in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and Australia. Her work has appeared in publications including VICE Canada, Lit Hub, and The Hollywood Reporter, among others. LinkedIn

Just Around the Corner: Jasper’s Corner Tap Offers Locals and Visitors a True Taste of San Francisco

With San Francisco flair and preserved Spanish Colonial design, Hotel Spero is best described by the ways it fuses the two together: hand-carved wooden beams that race across high ceilings, the building’s original marble floor, the sparks of color, and eye-catching art. And attached to the hotel: Jasper’s Corner Tap & Kitchen, a gastropub that continues the homage to the city’s identity through food.

Where Poetry Meets Pinot: At Poesia, Dining is Art

Building off his first job in a coffee shop, Poesia owner Francesco D’lppolito has created a special place for San Francisco locals. As d’lppolito says himself, “The right wine with the right food with the right company, it’s like poetry.” Or, Poesia.

For the Sake of Sake: A Taste of Japan at Ozumo

The story of Ozumo doesn’t begin with food. It begins with baseball. Around 20 years ago, founder Jeremy Umland traveled to Japan to play baseball, and, while there, gathered an affinity for the country: its language and culture — and, of course, the food…

A Taste of Tel Aviv at Oren’s Hummus

Oren Dobronsky knows a few things about innovation. The entrepreneur has founded multiple start-ups, participated as a shark on Shark Tank Israel, and has been an investor for more than ten years. Which is why he saw that Silicon Valley lacked something essential, and he saw an opportunity…

Pie in the Sky: The Continuing Legacy of Goat Hill Pizza

David Sturno doesn’t use the word “magic” lightly, but there are few others that best encapsulate Goat Hill Pizza. The pizza restaurant, which now boasts three locations, has been a mainstay for generations of San Francisco diners, which the CEO attributes to its history and its integral role in the community for decades…

A Window to the Past at Le Colonial

One does not simply enter Le Colonial. It begins by stepping into an alleyway, advancing up a flight of stairs, and finding yourself in a mosaic-tiled patio dripping with palm fronds, and soon, an elegant dining room lined with vintage photographs…

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