Monthly Archives: May 2014

San Francisco Wine Trading Company

I squeeze into a narrow space at the San Francisco Wine Trading Company’s stand-up bar and within moments, an empty wine glass is set in front of me. A printout listing the day’s tasting—wines of the Languedoc—promptly follows. To my left, a laughing, boisterous couple barely gives each new pour more than a passing twirl […]

Jacqueline Perfumery

I like to put the perfume in the crook of the elbow, see? This way, when you curl up and go to sleep, you smell it and it gets inside your dreams. To dream in scent. Smelling the crook of my own elbow, still floral and sweet after eight hours, I feel fairly certain that […]