Loved ones of Silvia Patricia Tun Cun, 29, and Francisco Gutierrez, 26, both of whom were killed in a car accident on New Year's Day, are asking the public to kick in as much cash as they can to help get their remains back to their families in Central America. The San Francisco Archdiocese is coor ... More >>
All through December, SFoodie is bringing you local gift ideas for the food obsessives in your life. The other day the kind folks at Blue Bottle sent over a little tin of special small-lot Ethiopian Nekisse coffee that retails for $15 for a third of a pound. We were initially struck by the high pri ... More >>
This week's feature story, "Hiding in Plain Sight," explores how Wilfredo "Flaco" Reyes, the second suspect in the June 2008 murder of Anthony Bologna and two of his sons, was able to evade the San Francisco Police Department for four years.Reyes fled town soon after the crime. While Edwin Ramos sto ... More >>
Joe Biden's a reasonable guy. When presidents of Latin American nations suggest drug legalization as a solution to the drug-fueled violence wreaking havoc on their land, the Vice President will listen... long enough to dismiss the idea out of hand.The leaders of Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador ... More >>
Luisa Argueta, center, and her mother, Brenda GutierrezUpdate, 5:30 p.m.: A Feinstein spokesperson says, "Senator Feinstein's office recently received information about the case and is currently reviewing the matter."Original post:A 19-year-old Antioch resident eligible for the DREAM Act is askin ... More >>
How does this happen?The youngest of the 24 accused Mara Salvatrucha gangsters operating in the Bay Area are barely 20 years old. They were still minors -- or had just turned 18 -- when they were arrested in 2008 during the Opeation Devil Horns gang take down. Since then, they have been indicted ... More >>
Mexicans top the list, but the Soviets aren't so far behind. Yesterday, we told you about California being a national leader when it comes to the number of criminal aliens incarcerated in our state prisons. It turns out that very few of those criminal aliens hail from San Francisco. Criminal alie ... More >>
Good enough to importThis week, the city's Planning Commission will be considering the application of Pollo Campero, the beloved Guatemalan fried chicken chain to take over the space of the old Payless ShoeSource on Mission Street.Our sister blog, SFoodie, has written before about the underground ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanSan Miguel Restaurant's pepian.SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. Dishes labeled "pipian/pepian" usually indicates a stew flavored with ground pumpkin seeds, but the pepian at San Miguel Restaurant in the Outer Mission ... More >>
Coyotes who smuggle immigrants torture and extort their victims, helped by out government's failure to enact immigration reform.
To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big Heart. But not this big.
Men dont have to agree to sex in order to get busted in a prostitution sting. They just have to seem interested.
Don't Sound Like a Tool is SFoodie's series of audio pronunciation guides to sort-of-common-but-not-obvious words we keep encountering on wine lists and menus. No more shame, no more pointing, no more godawful imitations of a language you don't speak.Five years ago, when buying coffee all you ... More >>
John Konesky is satanically good at playing guitar. He's even played the anti-Christ in past Tenacious D tours with Jack Black and Kyle Gass. Currently, he's gigging with Gass's other band, Trainwreck, whose debut full-length, The Wreckoning, came out last year. The group has an over the to ... More >>
If Supervisor David Campos has his way, Arizona and San Francisco won't be on speaking termsSupervisor David Campos this morning confirmed that he will tomorrow introduce emergency legislation calling for a San Francisco boycott of Arizona in response to that state's controversial new immigration ... More >>
Sandbox Bakery (left), Dianda's (right).You have two days left before Good Friday to source your annual hot cross bun breakfast. I went looking this week, and came across rworange's 2009 Bay Area hot cross bun ranking on Chowhound, the kind of obsessive act that validates the existence of the Int ... More >>
marieclaire.comCAMINOS-Pathways Learning Center, which offers computer literacy and workforce development programs to promote digital inclusion for Latina women, will host a daylong ode to tamales with Fiesta del Tamal. Attendees will get to sample varying regional styles of tamale from nine diff ... More >>
Before: S.F. coddled undocumented teen criminals. After: S.F. punishes undocumented teens who commit crimes (and some who don't, too).
THIS is how you make fun of progressive supervisors! I have a message for the four new Supervisors: Hello. My name is Benjamin. And my job is to say much, much, funnier things about you than anybody did last night. Last night, of course, was the "Roasted Supes" party, which is a vaguely cle ... More >>
This Yucatecan kitchen has a magic touch
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