Disney may have already trademarked the phrase, but we're pretty sure that Denver's Great American Beer Festival is actually the "happiest place on Earth." As soon as the doors open, thousands of wide-eyed beer aficionados storm the enormous hall, gleefully hustling to their favorite brewery booth f ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Haighteration discovered Cu Co's Restaurant was slated to shut before the end of February, due to a landlord eviction; but as of now, the beloved neighborhood restaurant remains open. SF Weekly stop ... More >>
The fact that Buster Posey is off the disabled list gives Giants fans even more reason to flock to Arizona for spring training this weekend. Simply put: Everyone is eager to see their favorite Giants catcher back in action after his painful knee injury derailed him last May.Let's face i ... More >>
From this week's Bouncer column: All bars are great. Every last one of them, even the nightclubs that advertise on the sides of Muni buses. I have my favorites, of course, and I never miss the ones in hotels or airports. That's why Gordon Biersch on the Embarcadero is my one-stop shop for a ... More >>
Chris MacArthur/SF WeeklyMore than twice as many people showed up at this year's SF Street Food Festival compared to 2009's inaugural event.In Oakland, a day after Eat Real wrapped, cleanup crews are no doubt still steam-washing spilled Gordon Biersch and sisig taco residue from the pavement ... More >>
Shannon I./YelpMystery solved?Our favorite morsel from the blogs. In Doggy Bag last week, we pointed to an investigative post at The Faster Times, wherein Earth Island Journal managing editor Amy Westervelt looked behind some private label products at Trader Joe's and found some surprising ... More >>
francobobfred II/FlickrSummer essential: Chugging beer in some stadium parking lot.The only thing more exciting than the prospect of a series the Giants can actually sweep (vs. the cellar-dwelling D'backs) is great, free-ish beer beforehand in the form of Saturday's first annual Giants Brewfe ... More >>
Noah Sussman/FlickrUp in the Pacific Northwest, SFoodie had friends who'd keep a couple of the 64-ounce jugs in their trunk on road trips just in case they passed a brewpub. They'd fill the growlers up at the taps, then bring home beer to drink a few days later. Once we moved, we started hearing ... More >>
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Brian Yaeger, the Richmond District's Bard of Beer Much time -- and even more beer -- has passed (pun intended) since we last caught up with Brian Yaeger. The San Francisco writer is a hero of sorts to folks who enjoy drinking beer and hope to make a living off of this skill."It's amazing how man ... More >>
M. LaddSunday's clouds didn't douse beer aficionados' zeal for getting hammered.This weekend's sixth annual Brews on the Bay -- held on the water, aboard the historic WWII Liberty Ship S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien -- left us feeling tipsy and happy, contemplating good beer and great views. Participa ... More >>
WhatKnot/FlickrThis weekend offers beer drinkers a chance to imbibe at the sixth annual Brews on the Bay, September 12 and 13. Over 40 handcrafted local artisan breweries are participating, with the drinking happening on the historic S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien, the World War II-era Liberty Ship do ... More >>
Daniel Greene/FlickrYou could make someone's '83 Volvo very happy with this.You can now repurpose used cooking oil in the greenest of ways, even if you haven't converted your own car to drive on biofuels. If you live in San Francisco, you can now get rid of that dodgy fry oil left from cookin ... More >>
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