There is clearly no place in the universe that needs humbling right now more than the San Francisco Bay Area. But unfortunately for those not residing there, it doesn't look like it will be...
MOST TOURISTS PLAN their trips around weather, scenery or cultural attractions, but gourmet travellers are a unique breed. Their holidays are dictated by the schedules of the world's top chefs.
The aroma of fresh coffee, soft pillows and the latest models of desktops - welcome to the land of innovative computer software, cutting edge Web sites and, yes, surprises.
WHATEVER happened to the Golden State? California Dreamin', whatever that was, appears to have spent the past five years degenerating into a nightmare.