80 West Portal, San Francisco, CA 94127
Open 10 AM - 9 PM Every Day

Currently holding Yoga Classes on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
Please see our website for details.

Knitting Classes beginning in February.
More information below and on our website.

The Teahouse Fire

The Teahouse Fire
Friday, February 2, at 7 PM

Ellis Avery's debut novel tackles the time-honored East-meets-West story, but with a new dimension: Two young women, one Japanese and one American, grow up in Japan at a time when modernization intrudes and the centuries-old tea ceremony is threatened. Publishers Weekly's starred review calls The Teahouse Fire a "magisterial novel... a story as alluring as it is powerful."
Special Note: The author will also perform a brief tea ceremony.

Halsey's Typhoon

Halsey's Typhoon: The True Story of a Fighting Admiral, an Epic Storm, and an Untold Rescue
Monday, February 5, at 7 PM

In mid-December 1944, nearly eight hundred American lives were lost, three ships lay on the ocean's bottom, and the Third Fleet was decimated. The Japanese were not to blame, however; Mother Nature was the culprit. Using documents recently unclassified and through talking to survivors, Tom Clavin, with co-author Bob Drury, tell the long-forgotten story of one of the greatest disasters and most dramatic rescues of World War II.

Neal's Pick for History Book of the Season!
Why Can't We Be Good

Why Can't We Be Good?
Thursday, February 8, at 7 PM

Widely respected social philosopher and San Francisco University professor Jacob Needleman embarks on his most gripping and broadly appealing work yet, as he asks the ultimate human question: Why, despite countless hours of therapy, fiercely plotted resolutions to do better, and a million self-help programs, do we still fail to act righteously and ethically? Needleman's Why Can't We Be Good? is a terrific and thought-provoking readers' guide to answering that question.

The Bastard of Istanbul

The Bastard of Istanbul
Monday, February 12 at 7 PM

Please Note: This event has been cancelled.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

Current Schedule

Learn to Knit, Session A:
Sundays, February 4, 11, 18, and 25
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Fee: $90 (Includes Materials).

Learn to Knit, Session B:
Tuesdays, February 6 and 13
Mondays, February 19 and 26
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Course Fee: $90 (Includes Materials).

Learn to Knit, Session C:
Sundays, March 4, 11, 18, and 25
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Fee: $90 (Includes Materials).

Learn to Knit, Session D:
Mondays, March 5, 12, 19, 26
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Course Fee: $90 (Includes Materials).

Learn to Knit, Session E:
Sundays, April 8, 15, 22, and 29
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Fee: $90 (Includes Materials).

Intermediate Techniques, Session A:
Mondays, April 9, 16, 23, and 30
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Course Fee: $80.

To sign up for a class, please call the store at 415-564-8080.

Visit our website for more information on our upcoming Knitting Classes.

Classes will be filled in a first-come, first-served fashion, and places must be secured by prepayment of the class fee, either by credit card or check. Class fees are non-refundable, but store credit is available for cancellations made 3 weeks prior to the beginning of class and tuition may be transferred to another student before the start of the first class. Minimum class size is 4 participants; maximum class size is 8 participants.