Classic cocktails are a little bit like ghosts: apparitions from bygone eras who have weathered the test of time, and who are not allowed to cross to the other side until their work in this mortal plane is complete. Originally commanded by great spirit guides of the 19th and 20th centuries, conjurin ... More >>
A Bruce Lee wannabe was arrested earlier this week after he allegedly refused to stop swinging his nunchaku, a popular ninja weapon that's illegal to possess here. We came across the intriguing story in the Ex this morning which reported that the man was seen whirling his weapon on Tuesday at abou ... More >>
Many restaurants come and go in San Francisco, while some stay for hundreds of years. Since there's no shortage of good food around these parts, it is the personalities of the defunct places that can stir up the most nostalgia. We don't ever remember a Doggie Diner (1949-1986) wiener as being the be ... More >>
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On Sept. 4, you might notice lots of inappropriate chicken-like kung-fu noises in the vicinity of AT&T Park. In honor of the Year of the Dragon, the San Francisco Giants are hosting Bruce Lee night, which includes, among many other treats, your free Bruce bobblehead. Hosting a Bruce Lee n ... More >>
Steve Greenberg/San Francisco Examiner, 1999Doggie Diner (1949-1986) is arguably the most dearly departed restaurant chain in the city with the best afterlife. We were young when it closed, but we remember that it was cute enough to form a lifelong attachment. Three of Doggie Diner's iconic ... More >>
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