Every now and then, you discover a place you're reluctant to recommend even to your close friends, for fear that the precious "hidden gem" quality will be corrupted by noisy patrons and lines gathering at the door. Two Sisters Bar & Books, the new restaurant and watering hole in the heart of ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
Two very worldly sisters are channeling Krakow, Vienna, Paris, Brooklyn, and our own Northern California into Two Sisters Bar & Books. Grub Street reports, via Urban Daddy, the bar will open this Friday f ... More >>
From this week's Bouncer column:
I have always been fascinated with why we believe the things we believe. Initially I got caught up in the impossible-to-answer question, "How do you know you are right about something?" How can you be so sure of something that sounds insane to someone else (f ... More >>
The mile-high club is so cliche -- but how many can say they're in the six-foot-under club? Possible necrophiliacs, voyeurs, and your run-of-the-mill sex-positive folks descended on the pariSoma Innovation Loft on Howard Street Saturday night for the crown event of the Arse Elektronika sex and te ... More >>
Music celebrities continue to be a fertile source of inspiration for sandwich makers across the nation. Behold some incredibly strange examples of a growing art form; call it an iTunes eatlist.
The star: Lady Gaga
The sandwich: Fried cod sticks, avocado, roll
The location: Hapa Ramen, San F ... More >>
Some combos go together naturally and joyously: Chocolate and peanut butter, Astaire and Rogers, supposedly altruistic offers of back rubs and segues into romance. Arrests for arson and animal cruelty are not on this list -- but they are on the San Francisco Police Department's.
Police gathering evidence Tuesday morning at the scene of a domestic squabble got the finger. And that's a good thing. A pair of officers from Ingleside Station were called to General Hospital, where a victim of an alleged aggravated assault told them an imbroglio between he and his roommate culm ... More >>
The Dark Room
December 20, 2008
Review by Eric K. Arnold; Photos by EKAphotography
Better Than: A typically clichéd hip-hop club.
Arriving at Club Six's "Dark Room" at around 11 p.m., I overhear a group of about seven people with Eastern European accents. Where are they from, I ... More >>