Already panicking over the close of Girl Scout Cookie Season on Sunday? Stop stockpiling boxes for a second and head to Cevercería de MateVeza in the Mission today for a sampling of owners Jim Woods and Matt Coelho's Girl Scout Cookies-inspired beers.
There aren't any real cookies in the five bee ... More >>
I'm not going to pretend otherwise: Last week when a package arrived full of Girl Scout cookies, I squealed like a schoolgirl, then immediately bragged about my good fortune on various social networks. I wasn't the only one with an outsize reaction: Within ten minutes, SF Weekly staffers had torn in ... More >>
Each week, we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with food TV. This week, Cupcake Wars, an hour-long show about one thing, over and over, until death comes, Sundays at 8 p.m. on the Food Network.
Cupcake Wars has been on the air just two years, but they're already finishing up their fif ... More >>
The nonprofit family-planning and sexual-health group Planned Parenthood has been much in the headlines over the past month. After a scandal over a potential loss of foundation funding, PP was hit with the bizarre accusations of a conservative Indiana state legislator who claimed the organization ... More >>
Indiana doesn't make it in the news too often, and sadly, for the people of the Hoosier state, this is what happens when it does get its 15 minutes of fame.Paranoid Republican Rep. Bob Morris reportedly accused the Girl Scouts of being a radical branch of Planned Parenthood. More specifically, he ... More >>
According to an article in Salon yesterday, this year Girl Scout Cookies are under attack. Yes, cookies. Conservative activists have spotted a tenuous link between the Girl Scouts and Planned Parenthood -- apparently, some scouts attended an event at which a Planned Parenthood UK brochure arguing ... More >>
The Girl Scouts' Locavore badge.Last week, NPR reported that the Girl Scouts of the USA had just revised its badges for the first time in 20 years. The update included introducing a new "Locavore" badge for senior scouts ages 14-16. But what do the scouts have to do to earn it?
A fair amount of ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats.
• Mark Bittman writes a lot (and I mean a lot) about how fucked McDonald's oatmeal is and how basically, it's a reflection of how fucked the company is and how they don't give two shits about anything but getting ... More >>
AT&T Park and the Giants are being careful not to isolate any group on the planet. Ballpark nights honoring singles, Jews, LGBTers, Girl Scouts, Deadheads, and German beer fans all seem to affirm that yes, baseball really cares. And while it's unknown how many local baseball fans are either F ... More >>
Should Mission panaderias panic over Girl Scouts Dulce de Leche cookies?If you've been surfing the Internet today, you've quite possibly read something about Wal-Mart's new, suspiciously Girl Scout-like cookies. You may have even wondered how a giant corporation could prey on little girls like th ... More >>
On last night's premiere of Top Chef Masters, Hubert Keller, executive chef/owner of Fleur de Lys (777 Sutter at Taylor) charmed a gaggle of Girl Scouts and a mess of college students and whipped up the winning meal: Cold Scottish salmon, hardy carrot and petit pea soup with cinnamon croutons, and ... More >>
Monday, April 6
11 a.m. - Public Safety Committee
Who watches the watchers? Why, the Public Safety Committee does. Every other week.
Its recent agendas haven't actually involved DOING much -- there's not much legislation coming out of these meetings -- but they've been crammed with hearings ... More >>
When your whole government shuts down so that it can go to Washington D.C. and lobby for handouts, you know you've reached a point of no return. Economically it's a sign of total defeat, an acknowledgment that we are a zombie municipality that needs fresh infusions of federal blood just to go thr ... More >>