The 24th Street BART Station is the least rustic place in the city -- well, after 16th Street, maybe -- but Rustic Pizza is looking to change that. The Neapolitan pizza itself, with a perfectly chewy crust able to withstand lots of greasy toppings without falling apart, is excellent. Create your ow ... More >>
Sean TimberlakeMorgan Maki stuffed 2,000 years of meat history into 2 hours.Morgan Maki knows his meat. But Bi-Rite's butcher and charcutier is versed in more than mere technique; Maki is a meat historian, and the depths of his knowledge and passion read through in the finished product. At ... More >>
Danny Bowien.Show up at Mission Burger ― the daytime food counter at Duc Loi Supermarket ― and you might not know that the guy cooking your fat slab of a burger is one of the city's smartest young chefs. Along with Mission Burger founder Anthony Myint, 27-year-old Danny Bowien is the guy ... More >>
pestochampionship.itEpic pounder Danny BowienAbout a year and a half ago, a 25-year-old Korean American from San Francisco won the Pesto World Championship in Genoa, Italy. Call it the Miracle on Ice of Italian regional cookery contests, but Danny Bowien, then chef at Farina (now at Magnolia) ... More >>
Academy of Arts new sports program is about spirit, marketing — and the chance to break even more rules.
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Short, sweet theater pieces
Paul Nave, a polite, well-spoken product of upscale Marin County, has climbed out of boxing obscurity to fight for a world title. He's a polished fighter, but he's probably going to get his ass kicked.
La Paloma, a newcomer to the Castro's restaurant scene, sugarcoats its strong themes