The replenishment box trend has swept start ups throughout the Bay Area and beyond, from shoes-a-month (ShoeDazzle), high-end menswear (TrunkClub), eyewear (Warby Parker) and even razors, with newly launched Dollar Shave Club. Food, of course, has not missed the trend, and with local player Foodzie ... More >>
It's been nearly a decade since The Man Show was cancelled. Many fathers are still mourning this profound loss, sitting bewildered on a Lazy Boy in front of the TV with a beer stein, hoping for the stray re-run. While my petition to revive the show have sadly fallen on deaf ears, this Father's Day y ... More >>
Help your dad celebrate this Sunday by giving him the gift he'll actually enjoy: food and booze by using our guide to the best and booziest Father's Day happenings.
Father's Day Brunch
Where: Chaya Brasserie, 132 Embarcadero (at Mission), 777-8688
When: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The rundown: For those mor ... More >>
Poco Dolce has got Dad's back. Or maybe your back as to what to get Dad for Father's Day.Poco Dolce, which literally translates from Italian as "not too sweet," has crafted a basket of limited edition goodies with dear old dad in mind. First they won us over with their Olive Oil Sea Salt Bar, and no ... More >>
It seems that One Million Moms' effort to preserve American shopping as an afternoon activity for white heterosexuals only has failed miserably. Readers might have already seen in the press today the uproar over the J.C. Penney's Father's Day ad, which features a same-sex couple playing with t ... More >>
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Lou Reed set the bar rather low with his idea of the perfect day: sips of sangria in the park, a trip to the zoo, a movie. "It Was a Good Day" also kept it simple, with Ice Cube's ideal 24 hours consisting of mom's home cooking, playing craps, and a Lakers victory. Nigeri ... More >>
Iron MaidenDream Theater@Sleep Train PavilionSunday, June 20, 2010Better than: Any other metal band with 35 years under its belt. Iron Maiden has always fallen into that category of venerable metal or hard-rock outfit that you simply do not miss when they come to town. You don't miss Slaye ... More >>
Edible Office/FlickrA few of my favorite blog posts from the week:1. As anyone who's hit Portland or Austin's food-cart strips knows, the appeal of a street-food vendor's single-subject approach is amplified ― exponentially ― when a passel of carts come together. Matt Cohen, La Cocina, and ... More >>
Zoey KrollHayes Valley Farm, the "freeway food forest" that's growing in a former section of 101, will host a Father's Day celebration. Pack your own food and beverages for a picnic (there'll already be watermelon there for the eating). Dads should bring their best congenial smile ― and the ... More >>
mehunt/FlickrPig roasted in a Caja China.Tucked between celebration-heavy Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, Father's Day ― a frail holiday to begin with ― can get a little lost in the shuffle. It's a shame, really. Where would we be without Pops, he who once delivered an 8 a.m. kitchen ... More >>
Jim HerdPost-race detritus in Golden Gate ParkYou wouldn't waltz home on Mother's Day, toss Ma a steak, and demand she cook it up for you. Would you? You wouldn't clog up the toilet on Father's Day, hand Dear Old Dad the plunger, and put him to work? And yet, on the first day of National Public W ... More >>