Lulu McAllister's curiosity has led her to establish her own ice cream food cart in San Diego, work on a farm in Hawaii, and cover the music scene as a journalist in Austin. She eventually directed her inquiring mind towards wine, which resulted in a path that led to a position as Nopa's wine direct ... More >>
Don't head down to American Apparel to buy a new one just yet. The kind folks over at Outside Lands have a shitload of unclaimed items that they're storing for you to come and pick up, including keys, wallets, passports, and fake leather jackets (from H&M, of course). Organizers of the three-day m ... More >>
Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks. The Truck: The Taco Guys The Cuisine: Global cuisine delivered on a tortilla Specialty Items: Maui fish taco, kalua pork taco Worth the Wait in Line? At peak lunch time, a total 15 mi ... More >>
In the last few short years, San Francisco Giants fans have been treated to every experience they could have ever hoped to have. Last night, however, was a new one. If you ever dreamed of watching a nigh-impossible comeback capped during a torrential rainstorm -- well, there you go. Last night' ... More >>
Here's something you can file under "you don't say": The rate of marijuana use in states that allow medical marijuana is nearly double that of states that don't allow medical marijuana, according to a Columbia University study.That said, marijuana "abuse" rates are not necessarily higher in states t ... More >>
"Feel pretty good. I'm not, uh, I'm not scared at all. I just feel kind of ... feel kind of invincible." -- Jack Burton, Big Trouble in Little China The infinite mulitverses concept was developed to mathematically reconcile both quantum mechanics and Einstein's theory of relativity, but I like to t ... More >>
As Billy Beane taught us, you probably can't trust your instincts without cold hard statistics to back them up. So for anyone who suspected that gasoline prices might be rising with Icarusian ferver, your intuitions have been vindicated. On Monday AAA released their monthly report on America's f ... More >>
AB 376, the bill banning the sale and import of shark's fin in California, may be up for a vote today in the California Senate. According to representatives from the offices of Assemblymember Paul Fong, who introduced the bill this spring, AB 376 is on the agenda.California is the fourth state in ... More >>
A boat full of fins, minus the sharks they came from.Yesterday, Oregon became the third state in the nation to pass a law banning the sale of shark fin, reports the Oregonian. As SFoodie has discussed in the past, there's currently a federal ban on fishing sharks for their fins alone, but it does ... More >>
We were unsure of how we'd manage without Hugh(nibrow) on Top Chef Masters and for the first episode without him, we were tweezed in two. Luckily, we still managed to stay tuned. For the Quickfire, the cheftestants had to have their cooking station divided and work with a mystery teammate ... More >>
This won't hurt a bit...California Attorney General Kamala Harris has filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit seeking to aid the defense of President Barack Obama's landmark health care legislation.The so-called Affordable Care Act, perhaps Obama's most significant legisla ... More >>
Luis ChongUntil now, fresh Okinawa soba were a once-a-year treat in the Bay Area.Fresh Okinawa soba noodles are almost impossible to find in San Francisco, unless you know someone who can make them for you. The closest noodle factory is located in Hawaii. Imported noodles are delivered frozen ... More >>
Trouble in paradise?Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in federal court in San Francisco, asserting the EPA did not adequately enforce provisions of the Clean Air Act.The lawsuit, filed yesterday by the Sierra Club and WildEarth Guardian ... More >>
Oh the things you'll find on a politician's Facebook page...So far, nothing on Twitter has brought us more entertainment than the Freudian adventures of Assemblywoman Fiona Ma. Whether it's boasting about a colleague's experience shoveling manure, expounding on bat feces, or chronicling the explo ... More >>
Natural born AmericanThis summer, anti-Obama protesters have showed up at the president's town-hall addresses on health-care reform with signs pushing the "birther" conspiracy theory, which asserts that Obama's presidency is illegitimate since he was born abroad. Last weekend, White House "gree ... More >>
Is a stack-off looming?We have borne witness to sweetness incarnate.Two days ago, the Web site of the UK's Daily Mail featured a gem of an animal story. Apparently Freddie, a Jack Russell terrier who for five years has been riding atop a Shetland pony named Daisy, is passing his equestrian skills on ... More >>
The GrownKids Radio Crew (from left to right): Cyclyst, Brown Majic, E da Boss, Diversify, SpinnertyE da Boss lives up to that mighty title by acting as the go-to tour DJ for Bay Area heavies like Blackalicious and Jennifer Johns, among his myriad other skills. He also keeps an ear to the undergroun ... More >>
This is Wilbert, everyone. He's a a three-haired, yellow-bellied, stuffed monkey who started his world travels in San Francisco on May 4, 2008. Since then, he's hit up Paris, Jamaica, New York City, Toronto, Vegas, Tokyo, the Amazon, Rio De Janeiro, China, Greece, Oklahoma, ... More >>
Who needs money if you have your health?
Drunks and bagpipes at Lefty O'Doul's are no match for "Tim," the best piano player ever
Pilot a skiff at PaddleFest
Riding Giants gushes over the legends of big-wave surfing
Young hoofers get down
Auto show burns rubber
Surfers battle enviro-surfers over a proposed jet-ski ban that would protect wildlife -- but threaten big-wave surfing at the legendary break known as Maverick's
Ancient slack-key, futuristic sex slaves, and time-spanning schizophrenia
Monstrous rock, sourdough shapeliness, post-apocalyptic calligraphy, and "soul travel"
Yawn2K, Hair Today, Gone ... Or Is It?, Wishin' and Hopin'
Teaching Mrs. Tingle, Going Up, Spare Tire, Shake It Up, and Star-ing
Joey Skaggs, media prankster, strikes out
Fundamentalists want to ban same-sex marriage. All across California, people are mad as hell. So how come nobody's doing anything about it?
A speedy tour of the Morehouse commune