If you want a beer and a sausage, there's no place like Rosamunde. (Seriously, comb the galaxy and report back if you find something better.) Paprika, newly open basically around the corner from Rosamunde's Mission location, is about as differently executed as the same general concept can get. Inst ... More >>
Hardcore foodies know that it takes a lot of work keeping up on the places to be, the dishes to try, the chefs to follow, and the next big cocktail. And now that the holidays are over, it will be at least several months before those Midwest friends come back to visit and demand that you be their cul ... More >>
Courtesy of CHPHit and runKorbel Champagne Cellars captured surveillance of the white truck that police believe killed 63-year-old Donald Casper over the weekend in a hit and run. Casper, a San Francisco attorney and member of the city's Civil Service Commission, was jogging east on River Road we ... More >>
Don CasperDon Casper, a deeply involved San Franciscan who managed to save taxpayers billions of dollars by blowing up a cockamamie state scheme, was killed last night. He was struck by a pickup truck as he went on a jog Sunday evening in western Sonoma County. Casper was 63 years old. He had bee ... More >>
Look for the union labelSan Francisco is known as a union town and a city rich with medical cannabis dispensaries. It was only a matter of time before the two intersected. A year after United Food and Commercial Workers began organizing medical cannabis operations in Oakland and Marin County, Gra ... More >>
Frances McKeeThe VaselinesDum Dum GirlsOctober 20, 2010@ Great American Music HallBetter than: Your significant other making fun of your performance in bed.If the whole music thing doesn't work out, the Vaselines could make a killing at stand-up comedy. Last night at Great American Music Hall, ex ... More >>
The VaselinesBand reunions yield the weirdest things. It was surprising enough that the Vaselines reunited in 2008 and 2009 for a reunion tour -- nearly 20 years after the Glasgow indie-pop band broke up -- and in September, the Vaselines are releasing a new album, of all things. (On Sub Pop, of ... More >>
The Ferocious FewThe Ferocious Few Eugene and the 1914 The Generals @Bottom of the Hill June 9, 2010 Better than: The guy who plays country songs in the Civic Center BART station. (But we totally like that guy and his Stetson.) So The Ferocious Few, one of San Francisco's most notorio ... More >>
I ride my bike to and from work every day, and I gotta say, bicyclists in this city are a bunch of dicks. Let's cop to it, brothers and sisters. We terrify pedestrians, flout traffic laws, spit and curse at motorists who contest our domination of the roads, and then have the gall to lecture the w ... More >>
Joseph SchellIsrael Nebeker of Blind Pilot.Israel Nebeker is the lead singer and guitarist for Portland's own, Blind Pilot, whose debut album, 3 Rounds and a Sound, has quickly launched the band into indie folk pop stardom. SF Weekly sat down with Nebeker yesterday to chat about the benefits and ... More >>
Without parental guidance, they lived wild and free at an early age, but murder will keep them locked up for years.
Never fear, a probate judge is hereNot quite a year after it abruptly curtailed its 29-year-old hearing dog program and all but frog-marched several workers out of the building, the San Francisco SPCA is now claiming that, no, the hearing dog program never really ended -- and the SPCA should get a $ ... More >>
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