Cinco de Mayo: Hecho en San Francisco Where: CUESA Kitchen at the Ferry Building (south end, near Market Bar) When: Sun., May 5, 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. Cost: $55, buy tickets online The Rundown: This weekend brings a host of opportunities to enjoy the good weather with celebrations for both the Kentucky D ... More >>
This suit's for youFriday is a good day for beer and, today, it's a great one for lawsuits regarding beer. Attorney Joe Alioto tells SF Weekly that, this afternoon, he'll make a federal case out of a proposed multi-billion dollar deal to merge two of the world's yellowest beers, Budweiser and Corona ... More >>
Norah Jones They may not all admit it, but everyone likes Norah Jones. And more universally than that, everyone gets down to Norah Jones. As we walk through Lindley Meadow on our way closer to the stage, we see couples of all kinds dancing, pecking, staring dreamily, or full-on making-out to the smo ... More >>
Where: CUESA Kitchen at the Ferry Building (north end, near Gott's formerly Taylor's Refresher) When: Sat., May 5, 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Cost: $55 online The rundown: With Cinco de Mayo falling on a Saturday this year, your options to wash the day away with cheap tequila will be plentiful. Findi ... More >>
Giants fans are getting the Opening Day jitters, as they prepare to watch their favorite World Series team take on the Pittsburgh Pirates in San Francisco on April 13. And this year, fans have more than the return of a healthy Buster Posey to look forward to.
There were more curious wallflowers than hula-hooping dancers yesterday as the wireless headphones-assisted dance party Silent Frisco took over the second floor of the Macworld conference. (It continues today from noon to 6 p.m. with DJs Motion Potion and u9lift). For Sunset Promotions, which takes ... More >>
Christopher VictorioEddie Vedder at the Paramount Theatre last night. Eddie Vedder Glen Hansard July 11, 2011 @ Paramount Theatre, Oakland Way better than: Eddie Vedder's all-ukulele record (Ukulele Songs, it's called). Nothing against the four-stringed instrument that resulted when Portugu ... More >>
Hecho en San FranciscoWhere: CUESA Kitchen at the Ferry Building (in front near Gott's formerly Taylor's Refresher)When: Thurs., May 5, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.Cost: $50 online The rundown: Cinco de Mayo is an easy holiday to handle -- it requires nothing more than hanging out with friends and indulgi ... More >>
Bros? Check. Corona? Check. Chinstrap? Check. These guys are three-quarters of the way there already.So you've decided to become a douchebag. Congratulations! There's never been a finer time to join the ranks of D-Bags and all associated Assholes, Scumbags and overworked Jerkoffs, thanks to D.B.- ... More >>
Most of us would be stoked to be watching the World Series in person -- right?Right. Which is why this photograph of the Melvins' Roger "Buzz" Osborne (aka King Buzzo) is so perplexing: One bummed Buzzo
Slinging tacos and heat: Morgan Maki.Tonight's the first of a monthly convergence of food and liquor and jams at Amnesia. Bi-Rite butcher and charcutier Morgan Maki comes bearing Tacos and Fire this evening at about 7 p.m., serving up the first part of that equation: a chorizo-like crumble of ... More >>
Old 97'sAugust 5, 2010@ Justin Herman PlazaBetter than: Other forms of advertising for Texas.Oh Rhett, oh Rhett, oh Rhett -- sweaty, suntanned, sloppy, probably sauced, and ever-so-fun even if this whole shilling-for-Texas-thing sounded off and seemed a bit awkward to us San Franciscans. Rhett Mi ... More >>
Taylor FriedmanAnnie Hart of Au Revoir Simone Au Revoir Simone Social Studies Alexa Wilding July 10, 2010 @ Great American Music Hall Better Than: A date with your crazy ex-girlfriend Guys, if you've ever wondered what it's like to be a woman, look no further than last night's show at the Gr ... More >>
Gretchen Robinette The Hold Steady, The Donkeys, A Decent AnimalThursday, May 6, 2010 The Fillmore Better than: The Hold Steady used to be. It's not like The Hold Steady are new at this, and they're not young either, but damn if they don't play with the stupid grins of neophytes and the ecstati ... More >>
We do the legwork to find you 30 of the most satisfying places to sip and snack.
Christopher VictorioSpoon, Deerhunter, Micachu and the ShapesTuesday, April 13, 2010Fox TheaterBetter than: Seeing a show that you haven't been anticipating for months.When I first heard Spoon, I wondered why people thought the band was special. Its members are four white dudes from ... More >>
Joseph SchellTitus Andronicus Slim's March 28, 2010Better Than: group therapy.Wielding a keyboard enshrouded in an enormous American flag and sampling American classics like "Glory, Glory Hallelujah!", New Jersey-based Titus Andronicus stripped bare and showed last night's Slim's crowd what it re ... More >>
Time for a new entry: Tellin' off President Obama!Allow us to once again congratulate last week's news quiz winner Jaclyn Abergas -- and remind her that the large, white tiger stuffed animal she earned is still waiting for her. Seriously, he's crowding me out of my own desk here. This weeks' winn ... More >>
Who's your daddy?Chris Sorensen, a mortgage bank and real estate expert who says he recently employed Deborah Perez, claims the woman who on Wednesday told throngs of reporters her stepfather was the Zodiac Killer last year told him she was actually the illegitimate daughter of President John F. Ken ... More >>
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Older, wiser, and a little less drunk, Sammy Hagar and Van Halen trudge on
White Hawk Original IPA, Mendocino Brewing Co.
The Lemon Lime Lights' Eastbaynian folk-punk hybrid
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He's fallen off a third-story balcony, survived tuberculosis, and come back from four arm surgeries to lead the Oakland A's to the brink of post-season play. His name is Jason Isringhausen, and he IS the closer
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A longtime cigar nut examines the sudden crass commercialism of his favorite vice
Abiquiu melds international ingredients and Mexican standards with sensational results