Tonight's festivities include a fantastic sounding food truck event (bring warms clothes!), a vodka dinner, classic Cuban cocktails, and sexy secretaries making cocktails. No, it doesn't get better than this.
Be aware: There's a Giants home game tonight at 7:15pm, Howard street is closed between 3r ... More >>
For this week's Signal to Noise, our focus turns southward toward Los Angeles. From that city's thriving dance community comes the accomplished DJ trio known as Droog. In its native scene, the group has built a reputation as a streamlined unit, throwing raves at the high capacity Avalon Hollywood an ... More >>
Relentlessâ€‹Relentless is a name I've seen around the local San Francisco electronic music scene for a long time, but I never took the time to get to know the duo's music or backstory. I've come to find out that the tale behind Ian Buzz's and Austin Heap's musical collaboration is as classic as the ... More >>
Stacey D./YelpThe place: The Cigar Bar and Grill, 850 Montgomery (at Pacific), 398-0850
The hours: Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m.
The deals: $3 off specialty cocktails and 30 percent off food items and bottled wine from 4-5 p.m., $2 and 20 percent off from 5-6 p.m., $1 and 10 percent off from 6-7 p.m ... More >>
TastyTwosome/FlickrNotes from underground: Blair Warsham of S.F.'s graffEats.The Internet often makes our world seem as tiny as a quinoa pearl. A native New Yorker (he eats, he writes, he cooks) sequestered in Buenos Aires also runs a Web site offering a thorough, immensely tantalizing rundow ... More >>
M. BrodyThe books nobody wanted -- even as freebies. Sorry, Guy -- and Gourmet.We made out like a bandit at 18 Reasons' cookbook exchange last night. We're slightly embarrassed about it.
We already have a sister and two friends we regularly give castoff food books to, and we're pretty attac ... More >>
EKAphotographyHavana Good Time: Alex Cuba
In certain Afro-Diasporan traditions, ritual baptism is a well-worn, time-honored tradition. Voudun in Haiti, Santeria in Cuba, Condomble in Brazil, and Pentecostal Christianity in the Southern United States essentially do the same thing. Any importa ... More >>
bpfastball/FlickrFeel the swingin' swagger.Saturday was not only a typically crisp San Francisco midsummer's eve, it was birthday night, that special time of year when we wander the streets and alleys of North Beach in search of fun, frolic, and alcoholic stimulation. This year's celebration ... More >>
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Let's do lunch:
Pal's Take Away (2751 24th St. at Hampshire, 203-4911) can single-handedly rekindle your love for the sandwich, says our food critic Meredith Brody. A good place to start: today's slow-roasted pork with balsamic Knoll Farm figs, Gorgonzola, and house-pickled ... More >>