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The Randall Museum is Back and Better Than Ever

Randall Museum

For two years, we have sorely missed being able to visit the Randall Museum while it underwent a much needed $9 million renovation. We’ve missed it like you miss a good friend that’s been gone for far too long. When it reopened on February 11th, we were thrilled that our friend was back better than ever and ready to receive visitors.  As a parent of limited means, I

Dandelion Chocolate Tours in Spanish

Dandelion Chocolate

Ever since I first watched “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” I’ve wanted to tour a chocolate factory. Well, guess who got to take a tour AND in Spanish–para acabalarla– of Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco’s Mission District?  Yup, the answer would be me and in case there is any doubt, I have an unflattering picture of me in a hairnet to prove it.  The

Mexican Loteria Game Gets a Millennial Makeover and It’s Great

Millennial Lotería

UPDATE (2/5/2018):  When I originally interviewed Mike Alfaro and published this post in July of 2017, he was not selling complete sets of the Millennial Lotería, but things have changed since then. The Millennial Lotería: Limited Edition set is now available for purchase. It comes with 42 reimagined cards, 8 boards, and a pack of organic Guatemalan “playing” coffee beans. There are only 1,000 sets