As I've hinted at once or twice on the Exhibitionist, I'm a huge My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fan. Though it doesn't unseat the oft-mentioned Mystery Science Theater 3000 as my all-time favorite, it's my top currently running scripted show and is likely to remain so until Breaking Bad returns ... More >>
Stuffed with jelly?Pairing a doughnut with most any food item other than coffee can lead to meals even Elvis couldn't countenance. But San Francisco's Alcatraz Landing Cafe has broken ground by creating a pairing even Elvis would not wear. It's the doughnuts and tight, short shorts one-stop shopp ... More >>
Our view here at the SF Weekly office usually offers a calming view of Alcatraz, sailboats cutting through the surf, and the Yang Ming cargo ship making its way into the bay each afternoon. Coworkers have mentioned the dramatic view could be mistaken for a giant screensaver. But this week, o ... More >>
Hi. I'm the new SFoodie Editor.
I should probably use this post to introduce myself, but Jonathan Kauffman, who has the desk next to mine in this spacious office overlooking Alcatraz, already did that. Or maybe I should use this post to deliver my food manifesto. But I put the manifesto down ... More >>
'Sittin' by the dock of the bay...'San Francisco, as any local knows, is being besieged by an invasion force. The hordes' uniforms and accouterments are easy to spot: Horrible "Alcatraz Psycho Ward" T-shirts, ubiquitous maps, and guidebooks that lead them to Fourth and King when they're seeking P ... More >>
Robin C./YelpThe place: McCormick & Kuleto's, 900 Northpoint St. (at Larkin, in Ghirardelli Square), 929-1730, www.mccormickandkuletos.com.
The hours: 3-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
The deals: Hefty snacks for $2-$5 apiece; $6.50-$7 cocktails.
The digs: The view's stupendous from the cocktail lou ... More >>
Three San Francisco schools are competing for Big Lots Lots! To Give contest for up to $10,000 to make their educational dreams come true. You can view the trio of videos outlining their projects and vote three times a day until July 5. Yet, in a time of massive state cutbacks, two out of the thr ... More >>
Even he's spending more than $23.33 a day in S.F.We were befuddled by one statistic in the Examiner's article on how tourism to the city grew in 2008: "About 131,000 people visited The City daily last year, spending an average of $23.33 a day."Huh -- $23.33 a day?! Who are these frugal travelers? An ... More >>
Paramount PicturesThe CoreIn real life, people are always fighting to preserve the beauty of San Francisco, but through the magic of the silver screen we can get the slightly wrong thrill of watching it get messed with just a little bit. We don't really want the Golden Gate Bridge to explode, crumbl ... More >>
"Traffic," Bar Pilot Donald Hughes barks. "I need some help." The tanker Mundogas Europe has just lost her steering beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, and if the anhydrous ammonia she's carrying hits the water a toxic cloud could cloak San Francisco. A di