Clubbing + Concert at Ruby Skye

Ruby Skye, named one of the top clubs in San Francisco, is known for its fist-pumping music, but occasionally, they will feature up and coming artists. M surprised me with tickets to one of their special events featuring hip hop artist Ryan Leslie. I love dancing, but M isn’t a big fan of clubbing. So, it … Continue reading

Interview with Founder of Ask.com: Garrett Gruener reveals what creative things he has done for his employees

As the founder of Ask Jeeves (now Ask.com), Garrett Gruener is also co-founder of Alta Partners, a life sciences venture capital firm, and CEO and Executive Chairman of Nanomix, a nanotech company. With this much on his plate, Garrett shares with us that he still has a very flexible schedule and spends a lot of … Continue reading

How to win Miss California’s Heart: Interview with 2011’s Miss California Noelle Freeman

Since we met each other through the Miss California competition, we thought it would only be appropriate to feature one of our guest romanticiers as 2011’s Miss California, Noelle Freeman. VivianandNanxi: Hi! How are you? Miss California: Hi! I am just finishing up a photo shoot for Pilates. VivianandNanxi: Wow! We cannot wait to see … Continue reading

Stand-Up Comedy

Z and I had our first taste of stand-up in New York, while he was in training for work.  We came back to SF and didn’t think there would be great comedy clubs around the area, but we were oh-so wrong!  This is a great idea for a date and doesn’t have to be expensive. … Continue reading