Last year, we told you about how AT&T Park was one of the most "checked-in" spots on Facebook. Not only do people love watching the Giants kick ass there, but they apparently can't help themselves from documenting it as well. Instagram this week released its list of the top 10 most photographed lo ... More >>
With WonderCon temporarily relocating to Anaheim in 2012 due to the Moscone remodel, Bay Area comics creators, publishers, and fans despaired of going without a major con in the region during the coming year. But Image Comics has come to the rescue. The Berkeley-based publisher of The Walking Dead, ... More >>
The LiberalOCHere to helpMedical marijuana advocates celebrated Wednesday with Governor Jerry Brown's veto of SB 847. The brainchild of State Senator Lou Correa (D-Orange County), the bill would have made a 600-foot barrier between medical cannabis dispensaries and homes state law (except in citi ... 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 >>
"See you in 2011, Oakland"You may resume breathing, disappointed Bay Area U2 fans: Bono and company are coming back. But not until next year. As you no doubt remember, U2 had to cancel last month's Oakland show due to the sunglassed singer's emergency back surgery. Tour promoter Live Nation annou ... More >>
It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship.
Men dont have to agree to sex in order to get busted in a prostitution sting. They just have to seem interested.
Perhaps the only bathroom art Thomas Keller has ever signed. ... you probably noticed the framed menus that tile the walls, a sort of miniature salon for the educated diner. When I called up Jeff Banker before filing this week's review of the Pacific Heights bistro, I asked the chef about the gal ... More >>
The other day, your humble narrator had a sporting experience that flummoxed him. After Bay Area local Jimmy Rollins doubled home the tying and winning runs for the Philadelphia Phillies over the Los Angeles Dodgers with two outs in the ninth, a clatch of L.A. fans in the corner actually booed an ... More >>
Dispensary moratorium: Latest political fad?One by one, across California, the lights are winking out.In city after city, town after town, patients who had dared hope they would at last have safe access to the medicine recommended by their physicians are having those hopes dashed by politic ... More >>
thedieline.comWhile SFoodie is still digesting the tremendous loss of Michael Jackson, we are heartened by the tributes that have been popping up on menus around town.On Friday morning, Little Skillet (330 Ritch at Townsend) rolled out the "Billy Jean" [sic]: Grits with bacon, pecans, and brow ... More >>
Superstar session drummer and Dadaist marketing genius Josh Freese (Devo, A Perfect Circle, the Vandals) sells himself, his famous friends, and all-you-can-eat shrimp at Sizzler to promote his new album.
Tired of hiding the truth, she transitioned into a male sex worker. Hes been in a struggle with societal norms and himself ever since.
Dr. SeussEighteen bucks for green eggs and ham? You're ripping me off, Sam I Am!San Francisco has become the country's most expensive place for business travelers to eat, according to the New Jersey-based Institute of Management and Administration. "San Francisco has unseated New York City as t ... More >>
Jennifer SauerChef Jeremy FoxThe James Beard Awards (popularly known as the Oscars of the food world) will be awarded Monday, May 4. This year all five chefs nominated for the category of Best Chef: Pacific - an area that covers California and Hawaii -- come from the Bay Area: Jeremy Fox of Ubuntu i ... More >>
By Matthew Stafford The first time I headed up to Lake Tahoe a decade or so ago, I figured the place would be lined with rustic, pine-timbered ski lodges where grizzled mountain men grilled trout fresh from the lake and served it on a plank with a few huckleberries and a mug of hard cider. Imagine ... More >>
A man who pursued illegal immigrants for deportation found himself handcuffed by the feds and accused of impersonating a federal agent
Pleasant food in a pretty room at a new Turkish-accented "Mediterranean" spot in the Marina
A Bay Area company moves the dildo into the national mainstream -- one housewife at a time
Must airport bookstores be so lousy?
The tale of Duarte's wildly successful "half and half" soup
Our spies-about-town tell you -- the non-ticketed majority -- the best party spots for World Series watching
Does the world need another college football bowl game? Some San Francisco boosters are banking on it.
The city and state say the Bank of America stole hundreds of millions -- even billions -- of dollars from the government. But didn't San Francisco finance officials know what was going on? And shouldn't B of A executives be under criminal investigation?
Dope(s), guns, and urine on the Brian Jonestown Massacre's summer tour
Antoinetta Stadlman, a 200-pound transsexual on public assistance, dreams of controlling the multimillion-dollar redevelopment of Sixth Street. A misguided state law may just let her do it.
Mission High's prize-winning journalists tangle over ridiculous race quotas
Fundamentalists want to ban same-sex marriage. All across California, people are mad as hell. So how come nobody's doing anything about it?
Some people with HIV don't get sick for years and years and years. Their lives might contain the clues for the cure.