rss Email Author Tamara Palmer

2008 Stories by Tamara Palmer

Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003
  • Ticket Giveaway: Afrotek Festival This Saturday

    published Dec 16, 2008

    Hosted by local label Voltage Music, Saturday's Afrotek Festival at the Dark Room (60 6th Street) brings a deeper shade of soul to the many flavors of cutting-edge electronic music with DJ sets and l... More >>

  • Localvore: Bay Area Cravings of the Now

    published Dec 16, 2008

    (Image via EaterSF)•Dressing Thomas Keller [EaterSF/EaterNY] •Bourbon balls [Bay Area Bites]•He'Brew Jewbilation [Oakland Tribune]•The Kitchen Cabinet [SFGate]-- Tamara Palmer ... More >>

  • San Quinn

    published December 17, 2008

    Thirty-year-old San Francisco native San Quinn (Quincy Brooks IV) has been releasing independent rap records for exactly half of his life,... More >>

  • Lil Wayne’s crappy performance record

    published December 17, 2008

    Lil Wayne is scheduled to bring his "I Am Music" tour to the Bay Area this week, but be warned before you drop nearly fifty bucks on a ticket.... More >>

  • Sweatshop Funk

    published December 17, 2008

    Canadian hip-hop has yet to hit big in the U.S., but Vancouver's Sweatshop Union has a strong shot at appealing to fans of such West... More >>

  • Lunch Special: Shangri-La

    published Dec 15, 2008

    Shangri-La Vegetarian Restaurant (2026 Irving) serves Kosher Chinese food that's been blessed by local rabbis. It offers a great many vegan options, including some of the best fake meat around (try ... More >>

  • Dine Out Against Hunger on Thursday

    published Dec 15, 2008

    "Dine Out Against Hunger" takes place this Thursday, December 18. If you eat at Maverick, Slow Club, Serpentine, Foreign Cinema, Magnolia, Sociale, Slanted Door, Kuleto's, Delfina, Americano, A16, Inc... More >>

  • Drink of the Week: Odwalla's Super Protein Pumpkin

    published Dec 12, 2008

    The ever-reliable Odwalla, which was started in Santa Cruz and has its headquarters up the coast in Half Moon Bay, offers this Super Protein Pumpkin soy milk drink every winter; it's one of their onl... More >>

  • Snacktion: Victoria's Kitchen's Ginger Snappers

    published Dec 11, 2008

    Name: Ginger SnappersBrand: Victoria's KitchenOrigin: Somewhere in the 510Found at: Andronico's Market (1200 Irving St.)Cost: $5.99 for sixIngredients: Unbleached wheat flour, brown sugar, unsalted bu... More >>

  • Menus to Salivate Over

    published Dec 11, 2008

    Sub Culture Dining by the Dissident Chef is an invite-only underground supper club in San Francisco that you likely have no chance of ever trying. (Don't worry, the same is true for yours truly, too.)... More >>

  • San Francisco's Largest Holiday Sugar Castle

    published Dec 10, 2008

    Chef Jean François Houdré has created S.F.'s largest holiday sugar castle, a rotating fantasy creation that took more than 360 hours to make and comes complete with a working model train. It was fas... More >>

  • Food Not Bombs Vegan Dessert Potluck

    published Dec 10, 2008

    Last month, Food Not Bombs hosted a vegetarian fry-up. This month it's a vegan dessert potluck and informal meeting. FNB will make soy ice cream, silk screen its logo onto T-shirts that you bring and... More >>

  • Localvore: Bay Area Cravings of the Now

    published Dec 09, 2008

    (Image via The White Dog)•Homemade dog food [Bay Area Bites]•Duck rolls [SFGate]•Gingerbread [Contra Costa Times]•Clam chowder [Bay Area Bites]--Tamara Palmer... More >>

  • Iron Cupcake: Spice Challenge

    published Dec 08, 2008

    Iron Cupcake is an international movement that winks at television's Iron Chef with a monthly online contest consisting of a theme ingredient to work into a cupcake recipe as well as regional meetups... More >>

  • Yesterday: CupcakeCamp

    published Dec 08, 2008

    Notes, Video and Photos by Tamara Palmer The second-ever CupcakeCamp, a free tasting event and competition, provided firm proof that cupcakes are still a hot commodity in town. More than 2000 were ... More >>

  • Friday Night: Meat Beat Manifesto at the Independent

    published Dec 06, 2008

    Last Night: Meat Beat ManifestoThe IndependentDecember 5, 2008Review by Tamara Palmer, Photos by Tim PrattBetter than:  Concerts that take place in one dimensionDownload: The unreleased Meat Beat... More >>

  • Michael Mischer Visits Fog City News Today

    published Dec 05, 2008

    Oakland-based chocolatier Michael Mischer will be at Fog City News (455 Market) today from noon to 2 p.m. to sample delectable bites and answer questions. After tasting one of Mischer's chocolates inf... More >>

  • Drink of the Week: 2223's Bloody Mary

    published Dec 05, 2008

    Normally, this drink scares me, but 2223 (2223 Market) in the Castro has what must be the zingiest and liveliest Bloody Mary in town, a stimulating eye-opener for brunch or refresher for the evening ... More >>

  • Roy's Hawaiian Fusion

    published Dec 03, 2008

    I was invited to try the Fall Prix Fixe Menu currently on offer at Roy's, the high-end "Hawaiian fusion" restaurant chain started 20 years ago in Honolulu by Chef Roy Yamaguchi. A plate of edamame di... More >>

  • Mission Street Food Returns with Soul

    published Dec 03, 2008

    After a few weeks off for the holiday and to find a bigger kitchen prep location to accomodate its burgeoning popularity, Mission Street Food returns this Thursday with a guest chef (Tia Harrison of ... More >>

  • Snacktion: Trader Joe's Lumpy Bumpy Bar

    published Dec 02, 2008

    Name: Lumpy Bumpy Bar Brand: Trader Joe's Origin: Southern California Found at: Trader Joe's (3 Masonic at Geary) Cost: $2.49 Ingredients: Sugar, peanuts, corn syrup, dark chocolate, cara... More >>

  • Localvore: Bay Area Cravings of the Now

    published Dec 02, 2008

    (Image via Veganize It)•Vegan Twinkies [Veganize It/The Urban Housewife]•Economical cheese plates [SFGate]•Good 'ol carrot cake [Bay Area Bites]•Port [Cooking With Amy]--Tamara Palmer... More >>

  • Club Six Celebrates 10 Years

    published December 3, 2008

    In its 10 years, Club Six has given a platform to international artists as well as budding locals in a number of genres ranging from reggae and... More >>

  • Meet the Beat Manifesto

    published December 3, 2008

    British-born producer and longtime Bay Area resident Jack Dangers has had a productive musical year. He released a limited-edition CD, Music... More >>

  • Cupcake Camp Convenes on Sunday

    published Dec 01, 2008

    Thanks to Laughing Squid for spreading the word of the second installment of Cupcake Camp, which takes place this Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at Get Satisfaction's office (164 South Park). It is good to know... More >>

Display results per page << Prev  |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  ...  |  10  |  Next >>
Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003
©2014 SF Weekly, LP, All rights reserved.
Loading...