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Kitty’s Gourmet and Retail Therapy Tour of Her San Francisco North Beach Neighborhood

Graffeo Coffee best coffee beans (Columbus Ave.)
Steps of Rome Café best inexpensive lunch and espresso (Columbus Ave)
Columbine Flowers wonderful flowers and assorted weird insects on a stick (Upper
Grant Ave.)
Specs 12 Adler Museum and Bar the coolest bar in town (Saroyan Alley off of
City Lights Bookstore an institution for the intelligentsia (Columbus Ave.)
Mario's Bohemian Cigar Store go for a cappucino, aperitivo or a focaccia sandwich (Columbus @ Union)
Abitare unique gifts and tchochkes (Columbus Ave.)
Sushi on North Beach good n' fresh (Columbus Ave.)
Moose’s Restaurant sophisticated old school San Francisco w/ nightly piano jazz
(Stockton on Washington Square)
Liguria Bakery world’s best focaccia (Stockton on Washington Square)
Natalini Flowers unusual flowers & greenery (Green St. next to the mortuary-how convenient!)
L'Osteria del Forno down home, inexpensive authentic Italian (Columbus Ave.)
Knitz and Leathers beautiful handmade things (Upper Grant Ave.)
Molinari’s Delicatessen Italian goodies(Columbus Ave.)
North Beach Records used vinyl galore plus oddball instruments (one on Upper Grant &
one on Green)
Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market a bit of a walk to the waterfront but worth it to taste the
best of California organic & artisanal products (Embarcadero)
Imperial Tea Court oasis of civilized calm with top of the line Chinese teas (Powell St.)
Tower Records deep selection with separate jazz & world music rooms (Columbus & Bay)
Ristorante Ideale young Italian chef Maurizio rocks (Upper Grant Ave.)

Jazz at Pearl's finish your tour with a nightcap and some great straight-ahead sounds.

...And keep your eyes and ears open for the Green St. Mortuary Marching Band on
Saturdays as they lead the Chinese funeral processions down Stockton St.























Kitty's Favorite Things  I   Kitty's Links

Kitty's Links
Jazz Links
Mad-Kat Records
...Our story in a nutshell.
Madeline Eastman's Web Site
The Mad half of Mad-Kat and one of the world's greatest singers
Red Hot and Cool Jazz
A very complete jazz resource
Jazz OnLine
Good people...good info.
Earshot Jazz
One of my favorite jazz presenters in the world
The Kansas City Jazz Ambassador Home Page
DownBeat Online
This venerable jazz rag goes cyber
Very swanky site for this uptown mag
Bird Lives!
Amusing, controversial jazz commentary
Derk Richardson's Hear and Now
The erudite Bay Guardian jazz writer's online home
Kenny Brooks Homepage
Check out this bad boy who played on Kitty's "Straight Up WIth a Twist" CD
Paul Nagel's Homepage
Pablo tours with Kitty and was featured on "Straight Up With a Twist"
Steve Erquiaga Homepage
Hear Steve's many guitar flavors on Kitty's new CD "Left Coast Life"
Anton Schwartz Homepage
Bay area saxophonist starting to gain some national attention
Angelo Canelli Homepage
A fantastic pianist Kitty works with in Italy
Allison Miller Homepage
This incredible drummer is on Kitty's new CD "Heart & Soul: Live in San Francisco"

Other Good Music Sites
John Scofield
Kitty's current fave guitarist and bandleader.
Great new jazz, blues and roots music 'zine.
The Van Morrison Page
Master of blue eyed soul.
Aretha Franklin
God save the queen.
Dr. John's Place
Love this cat.
New Funk Times Homepage
Great resource for you funkateers out there.
James Brown
A site with great soundbytes. Good God y'all....wooooooow!
African Dance and Drumming
Master drummer C.K.Ladzekpo's course at U.C. Berkeley
Annie Lennox
Pop singer for the smart set.
Musicians' Intellectual Law & Resources Links
What you don't know CAN hurt you
The Artist Formerly Known as Todd Rundgren
Kitty has a thing for Todd
This Day in Music
Find out who shares your birthday and the #1 hit the day you were born.
The Smoking Gun
See the backstage riders of those fun-to hate pop stars & find out what Britney & Mariah nosh on to calm their pre-concert jitters.
Steely Dan Website
The official site of Kitty's favorite band. See just how twisted these boys truly are.

Some of Kitty's Favorite Causes
Amnesty International
Rainforest Action Network

Other Good Things
Wavy Gravy's Home Page
Kitty's groovy guy!
Point Reyes International Seashore Homepage
Kitty's favorite getaway place.
Mr. Potato Head Home Page
Edgar Morin
One of today's most important French thinkers
Cailfornia Institute of Integral Studies
All schools should be this hip
Robert Anton Wilson's Website
Dig this raging iconoclast
CNN Weather
Should I pack my gownless evening strap?
Satisfy your inner foodie.
Roadside America
Shrine to demented tourist attractions dotting our beloved landscape.
Bitter Waitress
Insider restaurant scoop on which celebrities are crappy tippers, etc.
Lonely Planet
Great resource for those bitten by the travel bug.
Former Child Star Central
Latest up to date news on Gary Coleman sightings...and more.
Ethnic Grocer
Get just about any ingredient you can think of in the world. Bird's nest soup, anyone?
Assignment Editor
Mindboggling collection of links to newspapers, TV networks, media scuttlebutt, ailrlines, airheads and more.
Tons of cool women oriented websites for all those with a penchant for cyber-chicks.
Alfonso Montuori
Kitty's brilliant husband and co-producer (also known as Choppy Whitecaps when on sax)
Bizarre Record Covers
A fun collection of bizarre LP album covers. Some of them have sound clips.


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