All through December, SFoodie is bringing you local gift ideas for the food obsessives in your life.
Oakland's Umami Mart (815 Broadway) has a ton of gifts for the mixologist in your life -- the one who hates the term mixologist. The online and physical shop both carry an array of Japanese strainer ... More >>
Nothing can pack the pressure like organized social media -- and actor Christian Bale is certainly feeling it. A Facebook campaign is asking the Batman star to visit kids who were hurt in last week's shooting during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises where 12 were killed and 8 were injure ... More >>
Future Bond singer?So, rumors continue to circulate that Adele will be responsible for the next James Bond theme -- hell, she practically admitted it on a British talk show a few days ago. We think this is fantastic news, because the last few have been either remarkably unmemorable (Chris Cornell ... More >>
It's not often that you hear the theme song of The Godfather while walking down Market Street on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. It's even less likely that you'll hear it played in pure, bright trumpet notes that resonate over the noise of the traffic. This music stopped me in my tracks, so I set ou ... More >>
Good evening, Mr. BondBritish composer John Barry has died at age 77 of a heart attack, leaving behind three ex-wives and a widow, four Grammys, a few Oscars, an Order of the British Empire, and -- most importantly -- a wealth of lush, evocative film scores. You'd surely recognize his work from t ... More >>
Ludacris at Thurgood Marshall High School in S.F.So why should San Francisco high school students hang tough through chemistry, French and European history classes? Among other reasons, because Ludacris says so.The rapper/actor showed up at Thurgood Marshall High School in S.F. last Fri ... More >>
www.sfbike.orgToday, the CA Assembly's Committee on Transportation approved a bill that would permit the SF Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) to use toll-generated funds to finance a bicycle-pedestrian-maintenance pathway on the West Span of the new Bay Bridge. The West Span refers to the bridge ... More >>