Dr Pepper

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Soda Wars: Scott Wiener to Propose Beverage Tax

    It was a move that went down easier than a Dr Pepper on a hot summer's day: Supervisor Scott Wiener packaged an alarmingly thorough press release announcing his proposal to levy a tax upon sugary beverages with a big writeup in the Chronicle.  Whether San Francisco voters will slurp up a measur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Moishe Pippic's Brisket Sandwich Pays Homage To Simplicity

    Adam Gasner turned me on to the Big Gulp. As high school freshmen, our sad idea of adventure was to cut class leave school a little early and take the K streetcar down Ocean Avenue to the 7-11. There, Adam introduced me to a "like 80 oz." cup that I gleefully filled with Dr. Pepper. Though the cup ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Here Are the Songs They Play at a Middle School Dance

    [Editor's note: The following post by Houston writer and ESL teacher Shea Serrano was named the best blog post of the year in the first-ever Voice Media Group music writing awards. Originally published by our sister blog at LA Weekly, It's a sidesplitting minute-by-minute account of an afternoon he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Dear Dr. Dre, Please Stop Trying to Sell Us Things Other Than Detox

    Coming soon to your dad's new car.​Is it greed? Does he need the money? Or does Dr. Dre really not know that the world would much rather receive Detox -- the album he's been promising us since 2004 -- than his endorsement of the speakers in luxurious new Chrysler sedans?For those of you new to Dre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Snapdragon Baking Co.'s Black Sesame Toffee

    Jonathan KauffmanSnapdragon's black sesame toffee, $5 for 4 ounces. ​ Hway-ling Hsu wasn't trained as a pastry chef, so when she started making brittle last fall, she researched it the way most of us do: She downloaded a bunch of recipes off the Internet, then watched YouTube demos to learn the me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Next Month's Eat Real Festival Won't Just Be About Scarfing Sisig Tacos

    eszsara/FlickrFood crafters, this is your Woodstock.​Our favorite morsel from the Web. A month before Eat Real takes over Jack London Square like some county fair in a parallel universe, where corn dogs taste like Mangalitsas and kombucha refreshes like Dr. Pepper, organizer Anya Fernald has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    10 Signs the Band You Are About to See is Going to Suck​Sometimes at a show you have a feeling -- a hunch, a gut instinct, a fucking prejudice -- and the feeling is right. "This show is going to suck," you think, when some greasy waif takes the stage wearing rhinestone-studded shades and a turquoise-sequined cumberbund, then yanks a po ... More >>

  • News

    May 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Doggy Bag: Today's Odds and Ends

    ​Our favorite morsel from the food blogs. Don't get the soup: Andrew Simmons lays out a salad bar of office lunch reminiscences on Bay Area Bites, from the passively meh deli sandwich to the actively depressingly slices of dull pizza he scored at an indifferent place downtown. Soup? It can be ... More >>

  • News

    March 25, 2009

    Gathering Storm

    They pile up their stuff to the point of fire danger and rat infestation. A task force is taking on this nearly insurmountable problem.

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2008

    Dr. Pepper Promises Soda Pop For All...If Guns 'N Roses Get Their Shit Together

    Oh, sweet Pepper of mine. GNR's phantom Chinese Democracy album has been floating in limbo for years, and Dr. Pepper is tired of waiting, dammit! So much so that the tasty beverage is promising a free can of Dr. Pepper for every single person in America (sans ex-guitar thrashers Slash and Buckethead ... More >>

  • Film

    July 27, 2005

    Special Ed

    Young teens become super-empowered in Sky High

  • Dining

    July 13, 2005

    DeLessio Is More

    Finding summer in the city at a delicious off-the-radar bakery

  • Film

    February 4, 2004

    Gettin' Windy in the City

    The Chicago clip crew gleefully gabs on in Barbershop 2

  • News

    January 1, 2003

    And a Reagan New Year!

    Learning to live with -- and even love -- a retro-'80s fad that just ... won't ... die

  • News

    September 12, 2001

    A Play in a Day

    The DayTrippers specialize in writing, rehearsing, and performing their Fringe Festival productions in 24 hours

  • Culture

    May 30, 2001

    Skip It

    Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters

  • News

    March 28, 2001

    PeopleCards: Sell 'Em, Trade 'Em

    Collect all 6 billion!

  • Calendar

    May 27, 1998
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