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Hanukkah

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    December 4, 2013
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    November 27, 2013
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    November 27, 2013
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    December 12, 2012
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    December 10, 2012

    Vegan Sofhanyot, Eggnog Cupcakes, and a Veggie Quarter Pounder!

    ​Happy Meatless Monday! Or for us vegans, "Monday." Because you are such good little elves, I think you deserve some yummy eggnog cupcakes! These cuties are from the Misfit Baker: See Also: - Cocoa Cinna-Buns, a Baddass Noah, and Ellen is Off the Vegan Wagon - Veggieducken, Vegan Graffiti, and is ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    Pop-Up Planner: The Best Temporary Restaurants, Dec. 10-16

    Governor Comes to San Francisco Where: Secret San Francisco location disclosed upon purchase When: Mon., Dec. 10, 7 p.m. Cost: $150 (purchase in advance via Kitchit) The rundown: Governor is an acclaimed restaurant in Brooklyn's DUMBO neighborhood. It's currently closed while trying to rebuild fro ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    Beer of the Week: Shmaltz Jewbelation Sweet 16

    This week, we're continuing our focus on rich brews for the holiday season. But, instead of your standard spiced Christmas ale, we're celebrating a beer best enjoyed while spinning a dreidel under the light of a menorah. The brew is also a celebration of the "sweet 16th" anniversary of one of our ho ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Kugel: Experience Many Varieties at Hanukkah Nosh-Down

    1st Annual Kugel Nosh-Down Where: Congregation Sha'ar Zahav, 290 Dolores (at 16th St.), 861-6932 When: Sun., Dec. 9, 3-5 p.m. Cost: $25 ($15 for children under 13); purchase in advance via Brown Paper Tickets The rundown: A festive celebration of the first night of Hanukkah includes a menorah ligh ... More >>

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    October 8, 2012

    Local Nudist Makes Being Naked Seem Kinda Dull

    Public nudists act like running around town without clothes is like Christmas, Hanukkah, and their birthday rolled into one. We had no reason to doubt them, until now. SF Weekly intern Coburn Palmer shot this photo of this San Francisco nudist who makes going naked look about as exciting as din ... More >>

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    December 28, 2011

    Winter Cocktails Liven Up Holiday Spirits

    Lou BustamanteHoliday happiness in the 40 Days cocktail at Wo Hing​With plenty of innovative takes on spiced winter flavors, traditional classics, and celebrations of local seasonal produce, San Francisco bars have the winter cocktails to help you make the most out of what's left of the holidays. ... More >>

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    December 23, 2011

    Karen Solomon's 2011 Find: Proper Deli Food in San Francisco

    Alex HochmanWise Sons Deli's chocolate babka.​SFoodie is calling up food types around the city to ask them about their favorite discovery of the past year, whether it's new or ancient, an ingredient or a person. We'll be running their responses through the end of the year. San Francisco-based f ... More >>

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    December 21, 2011
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    December 20, 2011

    Tonight: Make Fried Foods for Hanukkah

    ​What: Delicious Hanukkah Foods Class! Where: Loft in West Oakland (exclusive!) When: Tues., December 20, 7 p.m. Cost: $50 The rundown: As any good Jew or shiksa knows, Hanukkah is all about the fried food. Hence, we are all about Hanukkah. Let's take that burning oil and fry up some deli ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    Mary Risley Is Back With More Awesome and Profane Cooking Advice

    "Young people listen to you if you say fuck!" That's Mary Risley's assessment of the viral success of her Thanksgiving video after being recognized in public for her YouTube achievement. "Just Put the F*cking Turkey in the Oven" has garnered more than 120,000 views since November for the head of ... More >>

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    December 16, 2011

    Saul's Deli Welcomes Wise Son's Latke Truck

    ​What: Latke Truck! Where: Saul's Deli When: Fri.-Mon., December 23-26 Cost: Varies The rundown: Really, all you need to know is that there's gonna be a Latke Truck parked in front of Berkeley's Saul's Deli, and you should probably go. If you're one of those curious-types who needs to kn ... More >>

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    December 16, 2011

    Vegan Hanukkah, Year End Animal News, and Beyonce is Partially Vegan!?

    ​ • Beyonce is preggers and so she's eating a vegan diet. Or is it, a partially vegan diet? Which is what EVERYONE ON EARTH EATS. It's like, did you eat anything that wasn't a steak today? Unless it was an egg milkshake, you're partially vegan! Welcome to the club, asshole! • Need some last m ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    Get Your Matzah On: Old World's Hanukkah Pop-Up Dinner!

    ​What: Old World's Hanukkah Pop-Up Dinner Where: La Victoria When: Tue. and Wed., December 20 and 21, seatings at 5:30 and 8:15 p.m. Cost: $40 adult, $20 kid (kids welcome at 5:30 p.m. seating) The rundown: Jewish people and lovers of delicious Jewish food unite, for it's an unique pop-u ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011
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    December 14, 2011
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    December 14, 2011
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    December 1, 2011

    How to Get Your Drink On This Week

    ​The festivities of Thanksgiving may be over and December's insanity of Christmas-Chanukah-Kwanza-NYE not quite up to speed, making this weekend your last chance to sip a drink and catch your breath. Here's what's going on: Historic Libations Where: California Historical Society, 678 Mission (at ... More >>

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    November 11, 2011

    The Macaroon That Will Make You The Star of Hanukkah Dinner

    Tamara PalmerThe Pastry Cupboard's coconut almond macaroon ($2.35)​Hanukkah doesn't begin until December 20, but we've already been researching how to stand out at the dinner table (these things are important, and we don't like to worry). Coconut macaroons, typically the bane of a sugar-loving ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    Shmaltz Brewing Graduates to the Hard Stuff

    Jason HenryA Buffalo Trace bourbon barrel, future home of a distillate made from blends of Jewbelation beer.​Shmaltz Brewing was born in a San Francisco apartment in 1996; fourteen years later, San Francisco Business Times included Shmaltz in its "Top 20 Fastest Growing Bay Area Companies." H ... More >>

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    December 8, 2010

    Humphry Slocombe's Sufganiyot Sundae Lit Us Up Like a Menorah

    Alex HochmanA Dynamo doughnut filled with Meyer lemon jelly, topped with Manischewitz sorbet and drizzled with honey.​We were less than enthused when we heard that Humphry Slocombe and Dynamo Donut were planning a sundae mashup called the sufganiyot (Hebrew for jelly doughnut). Yes, the jelly ... More >>

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    December 8, 2010
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    December 7, 2010

    As Hanukkah Winds Down, We're Still Firing Up the Jewbelation

    Shmaltz's gift pack ― the bottles can double as a menorah.​Hanukkah is a time to celebrate miracles. This year, Shmaltz Brewing Co. ― which calls both S.F. and N.Y. home ― asked you to put down the Manischewitz for a minute and celebrate the miracle of beer. The 14-year-old brewery (happ ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    SantaCon, Noise Pop Holiday Shop, Midnite Snaxxx, Menorah Lighting, Violent Anime, and More

    Chrissy PiperTim Kerr plays Needles Pens this Friday​Can you feel it? The holidays are coming. Well, the oily latke meals of Chanukah are already in full swing, and Christmas decorations began to sparkle throughout the city last week. Want a fine way to celebrate this chilly first weekend of Decem ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    Have a Jelly Doughnut for Hanukkah

    Israel Kosher Meat's sufganiyah, $2.​Israel Kosher Meat, Poultry & Deli is a Russian Jewish deli in the Outer Richmond that wears its age as unabashedly as it does its faith. While the shelves are sparsely stocked and the front window needs a good scrubbing, Yelpers love the place for its ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    Heart Rounds Up Eight Unorthodox Bottles for Hanukkah

    Oy! Valli Unite Bianchino from Piemonte.​During Hanukkah, stop by Heart wine bar and check out Jeff Segal's unorthodox (no pun intended), eight-selection beverage list comprised in honor of the eight crazy nights. Segal promises that these sips will hold up to the heartiest of beef briskets an ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    Gluttony in the Name of Hanukkah, Christmas, and Repeal Day: This Week in SFoodie

    JM Rosenfeld/FlickrSufganiyot, aka jelly doughnuts.​A few of the highlights from the blog this week:1. It's day three of Hanukkah. How are we at SFoodie celebrating? So far, by tasting frozen latkes, eating jelly doughnuts, and taking on a double-meat latke delight. We're so oiled up by now we're ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    Top Chef: All-Stars: Festival of Losers Brings the Heat

    BravoTVEx-Absinthe chef (and former Top Chef loser) Jamie Lauren.​Last night was the premiere of Top Chef: All-Stars, and it was also the first night of Chanukah. For those of you un-chosen folks, you celebrate the first night by lighting the shamash (helper candle) that will light the first c ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    Which Frozen Latkes Are Best?

    Alex HochmanThe winner by a shred: Golden Potato Pancakes from Whole Foods.​Not to kvetch, but latkes are a huge pain to make. Between shredding what seems like a hundred potatoes, hot oil splattering across the kitchen, and a funky stench that lingers until Passover, who has the time and pati ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010
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    December 1, 2010

    Start Off Hanukkah With a Two-Meat Latke Delight at Miller's

    Alex HochmanMiller's Latke Delight: This is why you're zaftig.​In his ode to schmaltz Save The Deli, David Sax posits that the decline of the Jewish deli in the United States is largely due to the increasingly healthful dietary habits of the domestic Jewish population. Lucky for us, Robby Morgenst ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010

    Target Christmas Album: Best Coast/Wavves, Blackalicious, Jason Schwartzman et al. Hock Holiday Cheer

    Don't they know it's Christmas? Seriously. Are they aware?​Now that it's December, the merchants of the world have declared open season on premature holiday festivities, turning life into the cultural equivalent of that house on your block that puts up Halloween decorations in August. Target (pron ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010

    Happy Chanukah from Rabbi Yosef Langer

    Rabbi Yosef Langer has been doing this for 36 years. No horrific burns yet. ​There may be only one man on God's green earth whom you can reach on his cell phone, thus interrupting his work affixing an oversize menorah to a faux cable car. That'd be Rabbi Yosef Langer. And it means it's that time o ... More >>

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    November 24, 2010
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    November 17, 2010

    Craft Brews Illuminate Deli Classics at Saul's-Shmaltz Mashup

    Alex HochmanSmoked herring on potato coins, paired with Shmaltz's Genesis Ale.​Here's the shocker about last night's Shmaltz beer and Jewish foods pairing at Saul's Deli: It completely worked. As a deli purist who drinks only Dr. Brown's or plain seltzer with a pastrami sandwich and potato kni ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    San Franscisco Voting: All Leaders Expand Margins

    ​Earlier today, city election chief John Arntz told us that today's most recent round of ranked-choice voting tabulations determine "nothing." Fair enough. But it's better to win than to lose, and it's better to be ahead than behind. You can bet that all the politicos involved and their supporters ... More >>

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    December 16, 2009
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    December 9, 2009
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    November 19, 2008

    Holiday Hootenanny

    Dan Zanes kicks off an international seasonal celebration.

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    December 5, 2007
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    December 13, 2006
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    December 28, 2005

    Moonbat Is on the Air

    Conservative radio host tries to teach Infiltrator rules of right-wing punditry

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    October 1, 1997
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    September 13, 1995

    Runaway Train

    Tricia Sullivan fled her Southern Oregon hometown and the confines of her family in April. Arriving in San Francisco, she melded with the street community of young castoffs, misfits, and rebels. Phoning home, she lied and told her dad she was in New Yor

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