There is both a new menu and a fresh look at Le Soleil, a Vietnamese restaurant in the Richmond District that closed for a six-month retool. Chef Dennis Wong has a light approach to his food that largely puts an emphasis on simple and natural flavor combinations, but the quail appetizer ($7 for a ha ... More >>
Concocting beer cocktails is kind of like creating DJ music. Not only are you setting the pace and flow of your guests' night, but you're also mashing up and integrating disparate elements into a cohesive whole. Mixing beer with liquor isn't an easy task. The bartender must understand the flavor pro ... More >>
"Feel pretty good. I'm not, uh, I'm not scared at all. I just feel kind of ... feel kind of invincible." -- Jack Burton, Big Trouble in Little China
The infinite mulitverses concept was developed to mathematically reconcile both quantum mechanics and Einstein's theory of relativity, but I like to t ... More >>
From the latest edition of SF Weekly:
Lana Del Rey performs tonight at Amoeba SF.
No Pleasure in the Spotlight: "Feet don't fail me now," Lana Del Rey groans as her debut album, Born to Die, ushers itself in with a flourish of strings and sampled moans. It's a curiously unconfident first ste ... More >>
Where: S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien, Pier 45, Embarcadero (at Taylor)
When: Thurs., Oct. 6th, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Cost: $30 online; 21 and over. Food and drink not included in entry price.
The rundown: Fleet Week docks in San Francisco and kicking the party off like a bottle of champagne on a new ship is Mis ... More >>
Tamara PalmerRendezvous Tapas Lounge has a small but focused cocktail list, with an interesting twist on a traditional mojito. Theirs mixes Bacardi rum, lime, mint, and simple syrup and is topped with sparkling wine for a fizzy feel. Top Chef Season 6 contestant Mattin Noblia, last spotted a ... More >>
Jason C./Yelp15 Romolo is hosting explorations of vodka, gin, fortified wines ― for free.SF Cocktail Week rolls into town tomorrow and honestly, wow: Even we're a little afraid of the sheer volume of cocktails and events going down. Thankfully we know the key to survival: eating and hydrat ... More >>
Social Studies, A Day To RememberRarely are bands' press photos shot on a stage, at a bar, in front of a microphone, or at a stuffy wedding reception. Though these places would seem the most logical place to plaster on a smile -- given that, you know, that's where musicians play -- the most ... More >>
Thanks to Time magazine and its infernal time-wasting "50 Top 10 Lists of 2008," I've discovered a genius filmmaker called Adam Pesapane, a digital artist who calls himself PES.
Time featured, as its #2 Viral Video of 2008, a lovely bit of magic called Western Spaghetti, less than two minutes of ... More >>