A woman in her 30s died this morning after colliding with a big rig at about 7 a.m. today. According to Sgt. Dennis Toomer, the woman, who has not been identified, was cycling at Sixth and Folsom streets when the accident happened. She was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threaten ... More >>
Truck is a gay bar with a kitchen on Folsom and 15th streets that, in between bouts of naughtiness, hosts regular pop-ups -- among them, Truck Stop Café and Two Tarts and a Stove. As Truck is something of a dive whose sommelier was, um, fired a few weeks ago, the food had better pair well with Lagu ... More >>
1015 & Blasthaus presents Matthew Dear Friday, Feb. 1, 2012 1015 Folsom The past couple months have seen a new kind of party rise at 1015 Folsom. The old behemoth of San Francisco nightlife has recently taken to opening its doors for free, letting in lots of budget-minded clubbers to events that wo ... More >>
A Taste of Modern Luxury: Celebrity Cruises Pops Up in San Francisco Where: Stable Cafe, 2128 Folsom (at 17th St.), 552-1199 When: November 15, 12:15 p.m. and 1 p.m. seatings Cost: $25 (purchase in advance via Eventbrite) The rundown: A two-day run of Celebrity Cruises serving lunch and dinner on ... More >>
SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition The Germans, of course, have a word for one of SFoodie's favorite times of year: Spargelzeit, or asparagus season. The appearance of asparagus is the moment when going to the farmers' market begins to seem like an adve ... More >>
Egyptian Lover demonstrates the proper attire -- and vehicle -- for "I Love The 80s" at 1015 Folsom It just doesn't stop, does it? We're two steps shy of winter and it seems that nightlife in San Francisco is still going off. Sure, it's getting colder, but with weekends this consistently good ... More >>
Kahley EmersonFour Tet at 1015 Folsom Four Tet, SF 2011. FACE presents RUB N TUG 1015 Folsom October 21, 2011 Better than: The last party I went to at 1015 Folsom. In San Francisco, there are few dance clubs as iconic as 1015 Folsom. Back in the '90s, the superclub played an integral rol ... More >>
Woman shot UPDATE: Police say the victim has now been upgraded to non-life-threatening injuries. A 21-year-old woman remains in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after she was shot early Sunday morning while standing outside a house in the Mission District. Police said that the woman wa ... More >>
Much of Mission Bay and SOMA smells like a tinderbox at the moment as a three-alarm fire burns at Russ and Folsom. SF Weekly has dispatched web editor Jake Swearingen to the scene. Our calls to San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge have not yet been returned. More when we know mor ... More >>
Violent CommutePolice are corralling reporters to the Mission District to give details on a shooting that occurred earlier this morning. Officer Albie Esparza says that a shooting occurred on the corner of Folsom and 16th streets at about 10 a.m.
The saturation of cops busting drunk drivers in the city over the holidays this year has been rivaled only by the saturation of press releases we receive about their latest arrest totals. The good news today is this was the third consecutive year with no DUI-related fatalities in the city. San Fr ... More >>
McBLG97Once again, you can't argue the San Francisco Police Department isn't offering drunken, antisocial motorists a sporting chance. Only the most oblivious, besotted fools will fail to learn that on New Year's Eve, a sobriety checkpoint is planned for Eighth and Folsom between 8:30 and 3 a.m. ... More >>
New Year's Eve Celebration 2011 Where: Radius, 1123 Folsom (at Langton) Cost: First seating (5:30-6:30 p.m.), $60 for three courses; second seating (8:30-9:30 p.m.), $85 for four courses and sparkling wine toast Why it's likely to be special: Chef Kelly Hughett's cooking has depth, without ... More >>
Kim P./YelpBoobs, boobs, boobs, boobs, boobs. Happy now?Boobs4Food sprouted a year ago ― it's a volunteer organization with a mission designed to chip away at the problem of hunger, by marshaling the support of the well fed. In about an hour from now, you'll be able to chip away at your own ... More >>
Until recently, most Americans considered eating on the street a desperate act of necessity, or the result of drunkenness on a Hasselhoffian scale. On the eve of the second annual La Cocina-sponsored SF Street Food Festival, things are different. Tomorrow's celebration of street consumption w ... More >>
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Croque madame ($12).Friday, July 2, 2010yuichi.sakuraba/FlickrIts nighttime ambitions have grown over the years, but during the day, Le Charm is as it always was ― an inexpensive place for a business lunch, with guileless food, flawless service, and a peerless croque madame. Credit the brio ... More >>
The above video is the aftermath of a scary situation on Seventh and Folsom at about 5 p.m. when a police officer shot and wounded a woman he says raced her car toward him.The female driver reportedly hit several cars while driving down Folsom Street. The police officer fired a shot through the w ... More >>
J. BirdsallThe first one's an amuse-bouche for the second.Thurs., Jan. 14, 2010 Weather guy says it should get to 38° in Chicago today. That makes our projected 62 seem semitropical -- unless you're huddled in the shadow of Oil Can Henry's quick lube on Folsom, where most days it's lake-eff ... More >>
On Saturday, a chocolaty holiday marketplace will take over the San Francisco Chocolate Factory (286 12th St. at Folsom). From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 5, the SFCF will offer chocolates from Bridge Brands along with special treats from local merchants. Expect deal pricing on collections for ... More >>
Vintage RoadsideWe know. Unless you decide to cash out what's left of your 401(k), chances are you won't be commandeering a table in the dining room anytime soon. Don't despair. The Holy Cow! happy hour at Epic Roasthouse damn near deserves the kind of hyperbole an exclamation point confers. ... More >>
J. BirdsallLines stretched across Folsom and onto the sidewalk.Crowds eager for street food thronged Folsom between 25th and 26th streets in the Mission Saturday for the first-ever San Francisco Street Food Festival. Organized by small-business incubator La Cocina, the fest brought together nonpr ... More >>
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 Let's do lunch: It's worn and tiny, but the handmade dumplings make you feel huge inside. SF Weekly restaurant critic Meredith Brody recommends the Shanghai soup dumplings, scallion pancake, and cucumber salad at Kingdom of Dumplings, 1713 Taraval (at 27th Ave.), 56 ... More >>
Friday, August 7, 2009 Let's do lunch: It's counterintuitive, right? On a summer Friday, you're probably thinking sunny picnic, not frozen steppes. But, says SF Weekly food critic Meredith Brody, head to Russian tearoom Katia's (600 Fifth Ave. at Balboa) for the eggplant caviar and mushroom ... More >>
Apfelstrudel (left), cinnamon star, and rhubarb tartlet.If you haven't sampled the Mission's new underground pavement cuisine, now you can score a taste without flouting local permit laws. This week, street vendor Amuse Bouche began selling a trio of desserts via the neo-German deli Schmidt's (2400 ... More >>
SatisfyingYou gotta figure the mud-flap-and-license-plate décor at this Folsom Street man tavern works like Levitra on guys with a thing for grease monkeys. For everyone else, there's the Classic Burger ($7.50), customizable with swag like bacon or a fried egg. The Classic goes down like a truck-st ... More >>
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At Zaré at Fly Trap (606 Folsom), there are many reminiscences on growing up in Iran (since chef/owner Hoss Zaré and cocktail director Reza Esmaili both did). One especially addictive and dangerous one is the Minted Memory, made of Bombay gin, Pimm's No.1, minted vinegar syrup, and lemon. Minted ... More >>
Name: Honey Pecan English Tea Scones Brand: Sconehenge Origin: Berkeley Found at: Rainbow Grocery (1745 Folsom) Cost: $4.20 Ingredients: Unbleached flour, buttermilk, butter, eggs, sugar, baking powder and salt Calories per serving: Not listed Why I bought it: There was virtually no cohere ... More >>
This beer tastes like good hard cider, with hints of cinnamon and stout.
Name: Go Raw Chocolate Super Cookies Brand: Freeland Foods Origin: Mountain View Found at: Rainbow Grocery (1745 Folsom) Cost: $5.59 Ingredients: Organic coconut (unsulphured), sprouted organic sesame seeds, organic date, raw organic agave nectar, raw organic cacao Calories per serving: 149 ... More >>
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Basil Canteen (1489 Folsom), is an offshoot of nearby Basil Thai (1175 Folsom) that opened last summer. Where the original Basil specializes in more formal dishes, the Canteen's focus is on small plates and snacks from the streets of Thailand. It's a great spot to stop for a light meal before hitt ... More >>
This beverage has beguiled this writer several times at Other Avenues (3930 Judah) and Rainbow Grocery (1745 Folsom), but never stopped to learn that Prince Neville's is a San Francisco brand brewed by the former chef and manager of the now defunct King Jamaica restaurant in the Western Addition. A ... More >>
It was more like a half moon outside on the night we stopped by Basil Canteen (1489 Folsom) and enjoyed the restaurant's Full Moon of house-infused ginger vodka with juices of pear and cranberry. This cocktail is so well-balanced that it would be perfectly easy to drink it a little bit too quickly ... More >>
Name: Black Pepper Papadum Brand: Shakti/Planetary Products Origin: Berkeley Found at: Rainbow Grocery (1745 Folsom) Cost: $2.99 Ingredients: Urd bean flour, salt, papdkhar, black pepper, asafoetida Calories per serving: Not listed Why I bought it: Previous experience has proved th ... More >>
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