Browse my most recent Videos and Podcasts posts

My Dinner with the Wine Doctor

Sep 10, 2012 / By Serena
Posted in Good Ideas / Northern California Wine Country / Travel / Videos and Podcasts
Kerry Damskey At the start of the crush, there is a sort of lull in most tasting rooms. The absence of winemakers popping in while you are swirling and sipping your… Read more»

An intimate look at Oakland with marksearch, and a podcast

Jul 17, 2012 / By Serena
Posted in Culture Vulture / East Bay / Good Ideas / Magazine / Oakland / Travel / Videos and Podcasts
The Marksearch family, photo by Pamela Palma Cities are made of stories. There are layers of them like invisible dried paint, padding our places. Any street you go down has been added to, in a way,… Read more»

The Family Crest plays Tractor Tavern, and a podcast

Jan 28, 2012 / By admin
Posted in Good Ideas / Seattle and Washington / Travel / Videos and Podcasts
The Family Crest *Vote here for Family Crest to win best new band* They wear a color-coordinated black and maroon wardrobe. Their size fluctuates frequently. They’ve played a show in Seattle at… Read more»

Sous Vide with Chef Preston Dishman and a podcast

Chef Preston Dishman I’m not huge on New Year’s resolutions. I prefer the softer sort of intentional change. Call it “examined life, light.” I wake up each morning and take a little… Read more»

La Borinquena in Old Oakland, and a Tina Tamale podcast

Dec 18, 2011 / By Serena
Posted in Good Ideas / San Francisco Bay Area / Travel / Videos and Podcasts
Tina Tamale at La Borinquena Tina Ramos is a vivacious, energetic woman. Her cheeks are almost always pinched into circles from her warm smile, and her lustrous black hair shines like an inherited heirloom… Read more»