The folks over at Uptown Almanac point our attention to a sidewalk square that was possibly -- but likely not -- signed by John Lennon. For some reason, the city seems to be going to great lengths to protect the square of sidewalk in question, at least if the picture above is any indication.
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When Martin Cate opened Smuggler's Cove in December 2009, he initiated the Rumbustion Society, a master class in rum. Rumbustion is to rum what Julio Bermejo's Blue Agave Club at Tommy's Mexican is to tequila. Finishing the third level (200 different rums, quite a feat!) brings not only glory, bu ... More >>
Martin Cate(L to R) Smuggler's Cove owner Martin Cate and Masters John Boatwright, Mark Holt, and Ron RoumasYou don't typically expect drinking to offer more rewards than a good time or occasional claim of longevity, but Smuggler's Cove, the neo-tiki bar in Hayes Valley, offers graduates of Rumbu ... More >>
Sarah Kirnon.Sarah Kirnon, chef of Oakland's Hibiscus ― the subject of today's review ― was born in Britain and raised in Barbados. She moved to San Francisco 10 years from London (for love, naturally); after running the kitchens at Emmy's Spaghetti Shack and the Front Porch, she opened Hibi ... More >>
M. LaddCoxinha are filled with chicken, cream cheese, and olives.If the breakfast options at Toast and Chloe's leave you pining for something more original, send your taste buds south. Last month, Twin Peaks Pizza & Pasta began serving the Brazilian pastries known as salgados. Think savory, w ... More >>