If you want to be technical about it, any sandwich consumed first thing in the morning is a "breakfast sandwich," but we know what you're really after as you roll groggily out of bed: oozing, melted cheese, fluffy scrambled or fried eggs, optional (but not really) meat of choice, all encased by swee ... More >>
As fall settles in on San Francisco, it brings changes at the farmers' market, restaurant menus, and the type of weather-related bitching done by city residents. With each successive fall, one food item seems to be rearing its greasy head on more and more menus: poutine. Every year, this Quebecois p ... More >>
You don't really need a certificate to tell you that this meal here doesn't look safeTwo former health inspectors with the San Francisco Department of Public Health Food and Safety Program appeared in court today to answer to charges of forging food safety certificates in exchange for cash bribes ... More >>
As a young'un, we remember the Zimburgers and milkshakes at Zim's (1949-1995) as being the best salve to the fear of going to our pediatrician up the street. It's a sweeter memory than the derelict quality of the minichain's last standing restaurant on Van Ness in its final, 24-hour years. We ... More >>
Digital Underground in 1989Rap ruses get no better than Humpty Hump. The alter-ego of Digital Underground's leader Shock G, Humpty's mythology has him wearing a fabulously-personalized Groucho Marx-style nose to cover up horrific facial scars incurred during a (fictional) accident with a deep-fat ... More >>
Interesting men are all too common latelyI'll admit it -- I listen to a lot of Energy 92.7. And over the past weeks and months, that's meant I've been repeatedly subjected to Dos Equis' "Interesting Man," commercials. You know, the one's about the old guy guy with the spray-on tan w ... More >>
Does Gavin Newsom turn into Stalin when the moon is full?
By Benjamin Wachs
(This is State of the Citysode III: The Environment. Click here for Part II: Education, and Part 1: Health Care)
00:00 - Gavin begins philosophically. "I like to say that the world's consumption is the sum of all loc ... More >>
Why Gov. Davis' just-say-no parole policy is wrong, Exhibit No. 1: Eddy Zheng has earned a college degree in prison, sings in a church choir, works with at-risk youth, has the support of clergymen, college professors, his prison counselor, and the
Paul Nave, a polite, well-spoken product of upscale Marin County, has climbed out of boxing obscurity to fight for a world title. He's a polished fighter, but he's probably going to get his ass kicked.