I spent some time last week researching the history of the chicken wing and sports fans for this week's full review on Wing Wings in the Lower Haight, purveyor of lightly fried wings in all manner of delicious sauces. Of course I started with Calvin Trillin's seminal New Yorker piece from 1980, "An ... More >>
Yummy pizza, yucky politicsJust yesterday State Sen. Leland Yee received racists death threats from someone who presumably supports Rush Limbaugh and probably believes Sarah Palin is a liberal. In the last 24 hours since the death threats were faxed to Yee's offices in Sacramento and San Francisc ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanNeatloaf from Ananda Fuara. Part of a series about restaurants that have been around so long they've slipped into a media black hole.Given its grotty corner, given its windowless exterior, it's always a shock to enter Ananda Fuara and find yourself in a such a bright space. From ... More >>
Nice nails.So Google's new Instant Search function has the web-literate world all atwitter over why, exactly, we need Google's new Instant Search function. Self-involved music scribes that we are, we got to wondering how this technology could benefit us directly, and after many hours of fitful br ... More >>
T. PalmerInside Pizzahacker's 1000-degree "Franken-Weber" oven."This ain't Domino's, people," proclaims new street food vendor Pizzahacker, who's been privately perfecting the pie art for some 15 years.When we met Pizzahacker over the weekend, we were initially intimidated by the price for a whol ... More >>
Judge Judy would not have been amused by the plaintiff...Why watch Judge Judy when you can just step into San Francisco Superior Court?What was likely the most ridiculous case of the week started when a driver took videos and photos of a red, 2007 Mustang convertible speeding down I-80 East in Sa ... More >>
Just Tom/FlickrA slice of potato-pesto: No more drunk dialing.Finding that all-important late-night slice of pizza near the 24th Street BART station has, until recently, been a futile adventure in sad drunk dialing: Twin Peaks, will you heed my call? Too late for delivery. How about Noe Valley Pizza ... More >>
Silicon Valley stalwart Hewlett-Packard is reeling, under investigation for invading the privacy of journalists and its own board members. Do you see a way out for the computing giant?
Behold - the forgotten history of the Beau Brummels, the true originators of the San Francisco sound of the '60s
Domino chronicles the life of a model turned bounty hunter
Could it be the activists who claim they're trying to rebuild it?
"I haven't made out with anybody in 36 hours!"
Jason Mecier has a métier, and it's mosaic: beans, pasta, yarn, candy, junk, and pencils combined in a kitsch-art wonderland