In retrospect, 2012 was one of the best years for San Francisco nightlife in a long time. A part of that was the way in which many of the city's new venues seemed to finally come into their own: 222 Hyde re-opened with a dazzling lighting array, Monarch set a new standard for sound, and Public Works ... More >>
The East Bay is the Rodney Dangerfield of the San Francisco Bay Area; it gets no respect from people in San Francisco, the people of the Peninsula, the people of the South Bay, and even people who live in the East Bay. Of course that doesn't mean it doesn't have something to bring to the table. In f ... More >>
[Editor's note: Matt Momchilov plays in an S.F.-based, all-gay Hole tribute band called Butthole. He seemed like the perfect person to interview original Hole drummer Patty Schemel about the new documentary covering her life, so when we were pitched this story through a friend of Momchilov's, we too ... More >>
Monroe Afterhours with Nikita, Bo, Rooz, and Lee Burridge
March 18, 2012
Better than: Brunch.
If Internet rumors are to be trusted -- and if you can't trust the Internet, what can you trust? -- then the history of California's 2 a.m. alcohol curfew dates back to World War II. Apparently law ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanCupola Pizzeria's pizza margherita, $13.50Generation X seemed to devote a lot of time in our 20s complaining about being in the shadow of the baby boom generation. So I feel a certain empathy for the pizza restaurants that opened over the spring and summer this year, in the shado ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Bart NagelSFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.
There are people out there -- we've met them, we know -- who can't think of a sushi meal without a couple of orders of unagi. With its broiler-blistered skin and sweet, thi ... More >>
From the title of "Fuck Ed Hardy" alone, it's clear Dirt Nasty is no fan of Ed Hardy's "trendy wack, bright clothing." The L.A. entertainer (originally from the Bay) goes on a lengthy rant of a rap about Hardy's line of clothing that "look like a dragon threw up on my dick." Between Nasty and his ... More >>
Carmel Sanger's death -- a walk-in shooting at a SOMA hair salon called the Pink Tarantula -- was professionally brutal. Her life was a wondrous combination of the drag queens and musicians and druggies and gays and bikers and lesbians and tattooists and