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Rachel Levin
Rachel Levin is a San Francisco-based journalist. Her work appears in the New York Times, Outside, Food & Wine, and Sunset, where she was a former senior travel editor.

Entries by Rachel Levin

Do Stay-at-Home Dads Have More Fun?

(5) Comments | Posted October 2, 2013 | 11:50 AM

This piece was originally published on Ozy.

Before dads started ditching their day jobs to change diapers, they were the special guest stars. You know, the Joe Namath to Bobby Brady, the parent who buys the Fruit Loops when Mom's mandate is puffed rice, the hero who takes...

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A Sold-Out Seder?!

(1) Comments | Posted April 5, 2012 | 5:23 PM

This story was originally published in Sunset magazine's April 2012 issue. For Wise Sons' Passover recipes click here.

Why was this night different from all other nights? For starters, there was a bar. And not a bottle of sticky-sweet Manischewitz behind it. People at...

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Are We Over OpenTable?

(6) Comments | Posted March 7, 2012 | 12:33 PM

Last-minute "free table!" text alerts. Tracking "no cilantro, please" preferences. Bidding wars for prime-time reservations? A new online system aims to change the reservation game.

Seems like everyone is on OpenTable these days. Close to 1,200 restaurants in the Bay Area alone -- from the Cotognas and Contigos...

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Our Love-Hate Relationship With Whole Foods

(63) Comments | Posted March 24, 2011 | 4:44 PM

Chelsey Dyer/The Bold Italic

This article was originally published on The Bold Italic.

My first thought when I saw the solar-powered Whole Foods sign go up in my neighborhood was: My life just got a million times better. The...

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