Perhaps seeing how inconvenient Muni is, a local woman opted to take a cab to holdup a San Francisco 7-Eleven in Visitacion Valley last week. The Examiner regales us this morning with the news of 25-year-old Ariana Bolmer who pleaded not guilty in court yesterday to charges of robbery, second-degr ... More >>
Ballpark concession workers are cooking up another controversy tonight at the Giants game, asking all fans to cart their own food to the stadium instead of purchasing the overpriced hot dogs and nachos and such. Their request seems fair enough if you are still 48 hours away from payday. But this i ... More >>
If you're the type who'd rather be caught dead than drinking 7-Eleven coffee, but still want to show your support for your favorite presidential candidate (the convenience store chain claims that their unofficial coffee cup poll has successfully predicted the presidency in the last three elections), ... More >>
Our Cheesecake Factory is on Geary, atop the Macy's building. You might never have even noticed it; I hadn't until I saw it behind a rabbi on TV who was lighting a gargantuan menorah in Union Square to counteract the giant Christmas tree. It was almost as if the Cheesecake Factory was sponsoring ... More >>
Found at last.Kelli Christensen's long hunt to reconnect with her homeless father ended at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday when she walked up to a Muni bus shelter in front of a Market Street 7-Eleven store downtown. There, sat a man in an orange baseball cap with his head down. Her cousin, Caine, who drove ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. • Paul McCartney's one-legged ex who everyone hates, Heather Mills, is turning out to be a kinda coo-coo-for-Cocoa-Puffs activist. In a good way. I think. Anyway, she owns a chain of vegan restaurants in England ... More >>
Yelp/Dan W. In the '80s coffee was funny ― Maxwell House, Yuban, Chock Full o'Nuts. They thought we were idiots. Perhaps we were: Only the best of us rejected the aluminum-tin allure of General Foods International Coffee. "It tastes like a candy cane dipped in Bosco!" gushed one com ... More >>
The closure of the Transbay Terminal was a chance to help some of the citys most hardcore homeless. But many didnt want help, and others couldnt be helped.
Kayla RobbinsSomething CorporateAugust 24, 2010@ The WarfieldBetter than (but not quite): Listening to Something Corporate on your Walkman after a high school break-up and wishing you finally had your license so you could drive by your ex's house. Or at least so you could go buy a healing Coke sl ... More >>
Man-oh-Manischewitz, it was an interesting week. How interesting? This interesting: 1. Alleged gangster Charles "Cheese" Heard was found guilty of murdering and robbing a man of what unique pendant?A. A gold-coated scarab beetleB. An actual-sized Mercedes hubcapC. A bejeweled recreation of Bamm-B ... More >>
Bludgeoner86Christie's auctions off Sutro Baths lithograph for a cool $27K. [CurbedSF]The costs of protecting Treasure Island. [Public Press]Mission residents freaking out about possible 7-Eleven. [Uptown Almanac]
Michael Macor/ChronicleThe pop-up market brings together chefs and food artisans.Our favorite morsel from the blogs. At Bay Area Bites, Andrew Simmons pours champagne vinegar on the unhealable wound that's nagged progressive Bay Area foodies since the dawn of Alice: Is wonderful food fatally ... More >>
ayukoba/FlickrCurried beef stew, no bowl required.Weds., April 7, 2010ayukoba/Flickr"Beef in a bun" sounds like a Hormel abomination, the kind that stays shelf stable in the 7-Eleven cooler case for a few months. It barely describes the curry pans that Mutsumi Takehara makes at Sandbox Bakery ... More >>
sarahsuannecox via Flickr Broken Record's Frito PieSan Francisco fancies itself a haute eating town, but the truth is we sometimes have a taste for something a little bit less refined. Rip open a bag of pork rinds (the kind you get at 7-Eleven), pop a Fanta, kick up your feet and enjoy ... More >>
In Sunday's inaugural edition of the new-look Chronicle, editor Ward Bushee wrote a puzzling note to readers that amounted to telling a joke with a long-winded setup and then never delivering the punchline. In the piece, Bushee acknowledged that the daily "is losing large sums of money each week a ... More >>
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