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2013 Stories by Tamara Palmer

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  • For The Kids

    published April 24, 2013

    “Freedom Movement: Stories of People in Struggle” intends to share parts of the fight rights equality that books and... More >>

  • State Bird and Other Bay Area Greats Win James Beard Foundation Awards

    published May 07, 2013

    When Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza, the couple behind San Francisco's popular State Bird Provisions, entered the packed media room at last night's James Beard Foundation Awards at Lincoln Center ... More >>

  • Health Check: Are More S.F. Restaurants Grand Opening or Grand Closing?

    published May 03, 2013

    The San Francisco restaurant scene is constantly plagued with closures. Since the beginning of the year, we've lost solid places such as Masa's, Tommy Toy's, Solstice, Shanghai, Kan Zaman, and Wo Hing... More >>

  • FEATURED STORY

    Class Alert! How To Cook For Your Mother and More

    published Apr 30, 2013

    One of the big San Francisco food blog stories of this week was how Hutong restaurant is returning back to its previous identity of Betelnut after just about a month, right after a negative review fro... More >>

  • The Forgotten Holiday

    published April 10, 2013

    Doug Benson has been honing his blunt humor through regular appearances in San Francisco comedy clubs for many years. Appearing in the... More >>

  • Meek Mill: Show Preview

    published April 24, 2013

    Philadelphia's Meek Mill has achieved an elusive balance of street credibility and mainstream appeal in his ascent to rap stardom.... More >>

  • American Bao Bar: Pop-Up Combines Asian and Southern Cuisines

    published April 24, 2013

    Blair Warsham, a white boy originally from Atlanta who has French training and has been cooking underground in San Francisco via his "guerilla... More >>

  • Small Touches Go Far at Waraku

    published Apr 22, 2013

    Last summer, Japanese restaurant Men Oh Tokushima Ramen opened its second American location on Geary Street in San Francisco, followed by a hot pot spot called Shabuway. Its new Japantown sister spot ... More >>

  • Quiet Riot

    published April 3, 2013

    For the fourth year of the local reading series hosted by Quiet Lightning, the group has embarked on a Tour Through Town, inviting... More >>

  • Doug Benson's Countdown to 4/20

    published Apr 19, 2013

    Doug Benson has been honing his blunt humor through regular appearances in San Francisco comedy clubs for many years. Appearing in the smoke-tolerant city to test out material in front of the veritabl... More >>

  • Caninival

    published April 3, 2013

    Each year, DogFest takes over Duboce Park to celebrate the joys of four-legged friends and the children who love them, all in an effort to... More >>

  • American Bao Bar Extends Pilot Series at Nombe and Southpaw Through June

    published Apr 16, 2013

    Blair Warsham, a white boy originally from Atlanta who has French training and been cooking underground in San Francisco via his "guerilla dining" company graffEats, channels his passion for Asian coo... More >>

  • Johnny Marr Shines on His Own at the Fillmore, 4/13/13

    published Apr 15, 2013

    Johnny Marr April 13, 2013 The Fillmore Better than: Waiting for Morrissey to reschedule. While health issues have prompted singer Morrissey to continually cancel a string of shows in the Bay Area, ... More >>

  • Quiet Riot

    published Apr 14, 2013

    For the fourth year of the local reading series hosted by Quiet Lightning, the group has embarked on a Tour Through Town, inviting like-minded organizations to join in and shape its monthly events in... More >>

  • Caninival

    published Apr 13, 2013

    Each year, DogFest takes over Duboce Park to celebrate the joys of four-legged friends and the children who love them, all in an effort to raise money for San Francisco's McKinley Elementary School v... More >>

  • Side Pony Gets Into Swing at Off The Grid

    published Apr 12, 2013

    If you haven't yet been to the new season of Off The Grid's Fort Mason Fridays, there are plenty of intriguing new food and drink options that await you there. One of our new favorites is Side Pony, w... More >>

  • Hella Saucy: Bay Area Rap Dances Are Getting Harder

    published Apr 11, 2013

    In advance of his Underground Celebrity EP, which will be available on iTunes and Amazon on April 16, rapper, dancer, and San Francisco State student Priceless Da Roc dropped an EA-Ski-produced single... More >>

  • Slow and Steady

    published March 20, 2013

    Despite the extremely decelerated pace of most gastropods, they do tend to get feared and ostracized for their profound lack of what most would... More >>

  • Phan Club

    published March 20, 2013

    Just before Easter comes “Far Easter,” a series of performances by Asian-American comedians. The shows are led by Dat Phan,... More >>

  • Class Alert! Learn to Roll Sushi, Break Down a Goat and More

    published Apr 02, 2013

    Sushi making seems like such a veiled art, deceptively simple magic. Every year, Mikiko Ando, executive sushi chef of Delica Sushi Bar, pulls back that secret curtain and hosts a series of three hands... More >>

  • Foie De Vivre Breathes Life Into a Forbidden and Forgotten Favorite
    FEATURED STORY

    Foie De Vivre Breathes Life Into a Forbidden and Forgotten Favorite

    published Apr 01, 2013

    The statewide ban on the sale and production of foie gras was enacted nine months ago to the day, but that wasn't the end to the delicacy being served in San Francisco. Savvy patrons have gotten used ... More >>

  • A Pre-Escargot Condition

    published Mar 29, 2013

    By Tamara Palmer Despite the extremely decelerated pace of most gastropods, they do tend to get feared and ostracized for their profound lack of what most would consider adorable animal features. San ... More >>

  • Dat Phan Defies Your Notions of Accent

    published Mar 28, 2013

    By Tamara Palmer Just before Easter comes "Far Easter," a series of performances by Asian-American comedians. The shows are led by Dat Phan, winner of the first season of NBC's Last Comic Standing in ... More >>

  • The Evolution of Mission Chinese Food's New York Counterpart
    FEATURED STORY

    The Evolution of Mission Chinese Food's New York Counterpart

    published Mar 21, 2013

    Not that we're a total Mission Chinese Food groupie or anything, but when the restaurant opened a second restaurant on the Lower East Side of Manhattan last May, we were literally the first customer t... More >>

  • Play Something Dancy Says the Life of an S.F. Strip-Club DJ Is Worse Than You Think

    published Mar 20, 2013

    Old-school metal fans in San Francisco might know Dee Simon, author of Play Something Dancy: The Tragic Tales of a Strip Club DJ, by his old KUSF radio moniker of Dirty Sanchez. There he had the kind ... More >>

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