• Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    If Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban Is Overturned, You Can Thank An Escort Service

    In this world, we're blessed and cursed with things, with the things we want but can't get, and the things we want but can't have. In California, of course, we can have most things -- except when we want to have a medical marijuana dispensary in Daly City, Danville, or any of the other estimated 200 ... More >>

  • News

    September 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    California Appeals Court Strikes Down Medical Marijuana Dispensary Bans

    Medical marijuana dispensaries are protected under California state law, and cities and counties have no right to ban cannabis collectives outright, according to a state Court of Appeals ruling released Monday.The decision invalidates a ban on dispensaries in Los Angeles County, which was enacted in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Assemblyman Tom Ammiano Pulls Plug on Medical Marijuana Reform Bill

    Attempts to reform California's oft-confusing and always-contentious medical marijuana industry have been put on hold until next year -- at the earliest.Assemblyman Tom Ammiano on Monday withdrew from consideration Assembly Bill 2312, medical marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access announ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Hodo Soy Beanery Ships Products to Costco Today

    ​Today, Hodo Soy Beanery sent the first shipment of their stellar tofu to Bay Area Costcos. We wonder, is this the first company that's in the Ferry Building that will also be at Costco? Will we see a continued trend of local gourmet foods available by the discount dozens? What other wonders does ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Mitchell Katz, Bay Area Winemaker, Sues Wife Over "Dirty DUI"

    rachelmnop via Flickr Mitchell Katz's divorce is dirtier than a dirty martini ​East Bay winemaker Mitchell Katz, is suing his wife and Chris Butler, the notorious Contra Costa County private eye who has been at the center of a massive police scandal, claiming the two were in cahoots to trap him in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Draeger's Makes American Kobe Beef Pastrami Sweet

    ​Viognier restaurant, atop the impressively upscale San Mateo grocery store Draeger's, is moving into meat production, and was kind enough to drop us off a taste of its first product, American Kobe Beef Pastrami. The idea is fascinating. Pastrami, usually made from beef brisket -- one of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Marijuana Advocates Unsure if New State Law Is Good or Bad

    Who's he helping?​Earlier this summer, medical marijuana advocates sounded the legislative alarm over a bill penned by a Southern California assemblyman that gives local governments the right to ban medical cannabis dispensaries, as many a Bay Area burgh from Danville to Daly City ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Jasper's Corner Tap Gives Pub Food an S.F. Locavore Update

    Photos by W. Blake GrayJasper's mini burger doesn't come with a quarter; that's for size comparison​The worlds of food buzz and drinks buzz are different, and that's the only reason we were able to easily get a good seat and fast service at the official opening of Jasper's Corner Tap last nigh ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Previewing San Francisco's New Fresh & Easy Markets

    Jonathan KauffmanFresh & Easy's prepared salads are attractively packaged.​Wednesday, June 22, is opening day for the Richmond District Fresh & Easy, a Britain-based grocery chain spreading across California with the speed of kudzu vines in Georgia. Owned by Tesco, Fresh & Easy opened ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Michelle Le Update: Family Offers $20,000 Reward for Missing Student

    Michelle Le​The mystery over what happened to 26-year-old Michelle Hoang Thi Le deepened over the weekend after the nursing student never showed up to Reno where she was supposed to meet friends for the holiday. Her brother, Michael Le, has been too devastated to talk to reporters, but last night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Allison 'Alliy' Bayliss Update: Cops Say Missing Teen's Case Is "Not Criminal"

    Allison Bayliss is still missing​Early this morning, police expanded the search in San Francisco for missing Danville teen Allison Bayliss, whose bike was located at Crissy Field Tuesday morning -- a day after the 15-year-old was reported missing. However, Danville Police Chief Steve Simpkins is n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Allison "Alliy" Bayliss Likely Jumped from Golden Gate Bridge

    Allison Bayliss ​The anxious search for Allison Bayliss, the 15-year-old missing teen, came to a tragic ending today after police reportedly said she jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge in an apparent suicide. Bayliss, a San Ramon Valley High School sophomore, was last seen on Monday at about 8 a.m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Allison Bayliss', Missing Danville Teen, Bike Found in San Francisco

    Allison Bayliss​On Monday, Danville police found missing teen Allison Bayliss' bicycle locked up at a bike stand in San Francisco's Crissy Field. Bayliss was last seen on Monday at 8 a.m. near her locker at San Ramon Valley High School where she is a sophomore. Media outlets are reporting that the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Bill Laddish, Victim of Steroid-Cheating Cyclist, Gets Revised Race Results

    Laddish's put in hard training miles, only to be beat in 2008 by a doper.​Earlier this month we told you about how antidoping authorities penalized Oakland journalist and amateur cyclist Andrew Tilin after he released The Doper Next Door: My Strange and Scandalous Year on Performance-Enhancing Dru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Sunday: Britney Spears Plays God (For Some, Anyway) at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

    Britney at Bill Graham Civic yesterday. Photos by Joseph Schell.​Britney Spears March 27, 2011 @Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Better than: Dashing to Vegas for a 55-hour marriage. Sunday at around 10 a.m., a man carrying a tray of giant "Britney Spears Is God" buttons shuffled past another man ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Cupcakes for Choice, Drinks for Dogs, and Gumbo for Mardi Gras!

    ​SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. • Pissed about Congress-approved federal funding cuts for Planned Parenthood? I am because it's total bullshit. In response, we're doing some culinary activism in the form of a delicious bake sale at this Sunday' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Twenty Five Lusk Rolls Out the Grandeur in SOMA

    Lara HataTwenty Five Lusk is money, baby.​Deciding where to come down on Twenty Five Lusk ― the super-money SOMA eatery that launched in October ― depends on your closet, probably. If it harbors a $600 Theory sportcoat, SFoodie would like to introduce you to your new power center. Gap 1969 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    State Claims Chiropractor Is Crooked

    Ben Altadonna, seen here with Ed McMahon amazingly enough, is not the state's favorite chiropractor​Bent out of shape by the alleged actions of chiropractor Benjamin Altadonna, the state of California has filed suit, claiming the health practitioner is deeply crooked. In a case filed in Alameda Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Do You Need to Know About Every Last 2.0 Quake?

    Now that's an earthquake! ​The search for content in today's media market is constant. So, it would seem, are the number of minor earthquakes rattling the Bay Area. Like chocolate and peanut butter, the marriage of online journalists desperately in need of material and neverending reports of piddl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    TyFlo Gets Him Some Momofuku, Joltin' Joe Appears to Be Down in the Count

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Tyler Florence must slip bags of unicorn glitter into the pay envelopes. Either that or issue signing bonuses bristling with Food Network stock. Either way, a week after reporting that the Wayfare ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Unions Convince John Avalos to Soften Local Hiring Goal

    What do you mean you don't like workers from Danville?​Supervisor John Avalos says he plans to soften his proposal to require firms doing construction work for San Francisco government to hire 50 percent local workers. This comes after labor leaders complained that the measure would harm, rather t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Cainan Schierholtz, Charged in Alleged DUI Rampage, 'Feels Terrible'

    ​Cainan Schierholtz is charged with speeding drunkenly through the sleepy streets of Danville at the usually sober hour of 10 a.m. on Sunday. He allegedly struck a bicyclist, a pedestrian, two other vehicles, and finally came to rest against a pole not far from his alma mater, San Ramon Valley Hig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Nate Schierholtz' Brother Arrested in Alleged DUI Rampage

    ​While the San Francisco Giants are celebrating a sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers, outfielder Nate Scheirholtz has bigger things to worry about. His 23-year-old brother, Cainan, was yesterday arrested after leaving a mile-long trail of carnage in hiws wake while allegedly driving drunk in a red p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Flavor Brigade: Philly Italian Water Ices and Frozen Custard in Oakland

    Tamara PalmerSour apple water ice.​Flavor Brigade's Braedon Galloway was stunned to see a non-neighborhood customer waltz in last week, even more so when we told him we'd come to Oakland's Dimond District specifically to see his frozen dessert shop. Open since January, Flavor Brigade has flown ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    A Little Slice of Succulence in the 'Hood: A SFoodie Lunch Planner

    phxpma/FlickrAll eyes here.​Thursday, November 12, 2009 It's the Tenderloin, for god's sake, not some food court in Danville -- you expect a little atmosphere. Once the food arrives, you won't notice, especially if you order the extra-succulent chicken tikka masala, saag dal (lentils and sp ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 22, 2008

    Sanctuary for Salvadoran Food

    Give me your tired, your poor, but most definitely your pupusas.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2007
  • News

    November 21, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 19, 2007
  • Music

    June 20, 2007
  • Music

    January 31, 2007
  • Culture

    November 1, 2006

    We've Got Issues

    Community theater worth watching

  • Music

    January 25, 2006

    Nu Shooz

    Film School grows better as it grows older -- shoegazer comparisons be damned

  • Music Awards

    October 19, 2005

    Award Show Guide

    Americana/Folk/Country DJ/Turntablist Electro/Electronic/Experimental Hard Rock Hip Hop Indie Rock/Noise Pop Jazz Soul/R&B World Music Music Video

  • News

    July 6, 2005

    Say-It-Ain't-So Joe

    Why does Joe Morgan -- the best second baseman in history and a prominent TV broadcaster -- hate Moneyball? And Billy Beane and his Oakland A's? And you, too, if you think the statistical revolution that's overwhelmed Major League Baseball has any

  • News

    December 10, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of December 10, 2003

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    Capital Rap

    From revolutionary rapper to stockbroker to rapper again -- the long, strange trip of Paris, aka Oscar Jackson Jr.

  • Music

    September 17, 2003

    Raw Sue-age

    Let us not squander the gift of mass lawsuits against average Joes: Fuck the RIAA!

  • Music

    August 7, 2002

    Continental Drifter

    You can take Hudson Bell out of the South, but you can't take the South out of this singer/songwriter

  • Dining

    May 8, 2002

    All in the Name

    On Sutter Street, a tour of bars with funny names, unusual locations, and strange colors

  • Dining

    December 12, 2001

    Esprit de Corps

    Hotel Biron is a little bit of Paris in San Francisco

  • Music

    December 20, 2000

    Pop Philosophy riffs its last, so the Great American Music Halls for sale. Again.

  • News

    September 13, 2000

    Dog Bites

    Theyre Here. Theyre Drear. They Wont Go Away.; Two Cheers for ... Oh, Forget It; When the Gap Sneezes ...

  • News

    November 24, 1999

    Trojan Horse

    In a city that loves to hate chain stores, plans for a new Pottery Barn in the Castro are scarcely raising a peep. The neighborhood may regret it.

  • Calendar

    November 4, 1998
  • Calendar

    November 6, 1996
  • News

    February 7, 1996

    Bitch, Bitch, Bitch

    Politicos, prudes, and the paranoid protest the programming heard on Bay Area radio stations to the highest authority in the land -- the Federal Communications Commission

  • News

    June 21, 1995

    Fire Trek

    Why do San Francisco emergency workers live so far away?

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