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Dining, SFoodie Q&A with Greens Chef Annie Somerville, part 2: Keeping a 33-Year-Old Restaurant Fresh

Q&A with Greens Chef Annie Somerville, part 2: Keeping a 33-Year-Old Restaurant Fresh

Annie Somerville, executive chef of Greens Restaurant, came to the world of cooking through unexpected means. Somerville moved to San Francisco in 1973 to study at the San Francisco Zen Center, and became chef of Greens -- which the center…
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Calendar, Night&Day Transplants: Seeing the Whole Human

Transplants: Seeing the Whole Human

Organ transplants – they’re considered a miracle of science. But what about some of the ethical and spiritual quandaries that come with them? Richard McCann received a new liver and ran headlong into the fact that someone else’s death had…
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Calendar, Resolution Guide The Spirit Is Willing

The Spirit Is Willing

New Year's resolutions are so passé. But for the sake of tradition, I still find myself madly scrawling my own list of to-do's and not-to-do's, à la Bridget Jones, on crumpled Christmas gift receipts three or four days before the…
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Best of San Francisco, People & Places

Best Place to Meditate

San Francisco Zen Center 300 Page (at Laguna), 863-3136, www.sfzc.org Most of us are aware that San Francisco is a meditation cloud nine. Since Buddhism was popularized in the United States in the 1960s, monks, scholars, and peaceniks have flocked…
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Best of San Francisco, People & Places

Best Place to Meditate

Most of us are aware that San Francisco is a meditation cloud nine. Since Buddhism was popularized in the United States in the 1960s, monks, scholars, and peaceniks have flocked to the city to get in on the nonaction.…
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Shoes Outside the Door: Desire, Devotion, and Excess at San Francisco Zen Center

Shoes Outside the Door tells the story of how the San Francisco Zen Center came into existence 40 years ago; how its members survived a spiritual and sexual firestorm in the 1980s; and how the institution, based in ancient traditions,…
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