Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks. The Truck: El Tonayense The Cuisine: Jalisco style Mexican food Specialty Items: The tacos Worth the Wait in Line? At peak lunch time, a total 4 minutes from the end of the line to fo ... More >>
When T.I. took a seat on a couch at S.F.'s Studio Trilogy last night to show guests the short film that accompanies his forthcoming album Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head (due Dec. 18), he had no idea that he was sitting underneath a photograph of Marvin Gaye, whose own album of the same name was part ... More >>
From the latest edition of SF Weekly: In Defense of the CD: No one loves CDs. The cool kids today want to either dig through crates of dusty old vinyl or pay four times too much for the new stuff. The even cooler kids spend actual money on godawful cassette tapes. And everyone else under age 40 has ... More >>
Carlos Muela may come from a San Francisco restaurant family, but he didn't foresee owning another restaurant in his future. He was more interested in street food. "I'd been to Portland and saw the street-food pods there, and noticed there was nothing like that here. There's Off the Grid, but tho ... More >>
A lot of people love (or until recently, loved) TechCrunch. These seem to be people who want to know every last bit of news about the technology business, no matter how trivial, as soon as it breaks; entrepreneurs looking for financing; or venture capitalists looking for startups to invest in. A ... More >>
There's so many things about the San Francisco Examiner that stir wonder, but when we stumbled upon this gem in Sunday's paper, we felt as though the newspaper had reached a new level of confounding its readers.Look. The ExaminerDon't forget the Best Buy gift card
Cisco Systems is planning to cut up to 10,000 jobs, Bloomberg News reported late Monday. That's obviously a huge number, but it seems even huger if you think of it this way: It represents more than half the number of jobs the entire U.S. economy created in June.The numbers will be large en ... More >>
Well, the Giants didn't get much love from Jimmy Kimmel's L.A. crowd last night, but Kimmel did call out Marin's Huey Lewis on Sports being kind of a lame title for an essential multi-platinum-selling album. And Lewis, to his credit, summoned a rather humorous retort.But more to the point: Lewis ... More >>
First, it was a stinky marsh. Then it was a railroad. Now, Treat Street faces a new lease on life with a vision to transform it from a dilapidated, weirdly diagonal alleyway into a sparkling green bike corridor. It would be a pretty amazing accomplishment: a smooth path that curves up from ... More >>
John BirdsallStar Stream waffle with turbinado sugar, $3.50.Her cookies and olive-cocoa nib wafers are so good it seemed like it'd only be a matter of time before Goody Goodie's Remi Hayashi inhabited a retail space bigger than the Folsom Street window she cracked open in June. Four days ago, ... More >>
Welcome to San Francycle, a new SF Weekly series that celebrates the craziest and bestest way to get around town. Ride a bike in San Francisco? Are you crazy? The breaking point came sometime early this year. Remember when Muni was talking about cutting service? Again? I was shelling out fi ... More >>
Yeah, we can't believe the damn thing came out before the hoverboard either. We're not among the privileged few that received advanced review iPad units, nor among the prepared few that put in their pre-orders. We're not even part of the contingent of brave souls like Robert Scoble, who had the ... More >>
The story of a young Muslim woman who was "honor-killed" by her father because he believed she'd become too Americanized.
Can you treat San Francisco like the Sopranos? City Attorney's office says no. Yesterday, a nightclub owner and one of his former bartenders filed a complaint against the city and state alleging a "pattern of racketeering activity, including false arrests, assault and battery, kidnappings, [and] ... More >>
Police have made a number of arrests and seizures of DJ equipment at underground parties and clubs. Is it enforcement or harassment?
Joe EskenaziWave back at the nice man cleaning detritus from the antebellum era out of the city's sewers...Posit the question "How do they clean the sewers in San Francisco" and you'll be surprised. Unless, of course, your answer was "They roll out a device resembling a Victorian-era laboratory c ... More >>
This Black Friday line is apparently way worse than anything Prop. 8 trial attendees are facing Supporters of same-sex marriage were dealt a blow by yesterday's Supreme Court ruling (5-4 -- get used to this...) keeping cameras out of the ongoing Proposition 8 trial. But, for San Franciscans, ther ... More >>
It will fall to future generations to grasp how truly shitty the Oughts were. They won't believe it at first. They'll say, "You mean to tell me Mel Gibson didn't specially build New Orleans as a place to film Biblical tales?" Or, "If the emoticon wasn't the 43rd president, then who was?" Or, "I thou ... More >>
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Danny P./YelpOne way of dealing with the day's abundant gloom.Monday, Dec. 21, 2009 Maybe it's the whole shortest day of the year thing (though, believe us, if you're stuck in line at Best Buy, it's going to seem about as endless as Terminator Salvation), but we're craving food from a cuisin ... More >>
Last week, Lauren Smiley wrote a fascinating story about a Mexican man who specifically flew to San Francisco to participate in the Black Friday buy-a-thon in the City by the Bay.Most San Franciscans probably wouldn't be thrilled with the impression of our city an out-of-towner gets if his or her ... More >>
The pilgrims prepare for the long, cold night ahead...Laptops. They were there for the $197 HP laptops. At 8:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving night, while you were likely curled up in a turkey coma, the Black Friday pilgrims had already made their annual peregrination to the Mecca of capitalism -- otherwi ... More >>
It's a time of year when people's hearts and minds turn to shopping. No sooner has the Thanksgiving gravy cooled than Americans start thinking about tomorrow's ancillary holiday, Black Friday, when folks across the country wake early and jostle for position outside big-box retailers offering all kin ... More >>
Joseph Schell WeezerWednesday, Oct. 21, 2009The RegencyBetter than: Seeing an arena rock band in an arena.Just to be clear, there was a lot of screaming going on at the Regency last night for Weezer's free "secret" show. Fans screamed when the line they were standing in outside the venue--a line ... More >>
By Peter JamisonThe professional world offers few examples of desiccated ritual more perfect than those to be found on newsstands the Saturday after Thanksgiving, when daily papers across the country give over their front pages to the annual Black Friday story. Every year, without fail, unlucky repo ... More >>
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