Christmas is over and New Year's is on its way, so now might be a good time for you to sober up and take a short hiatus from boozing 2012 away. Good health and sobriety is a decent reason to drink water instead of wine, but here's an even better reason: The cops will be watching you.
Forget Netflix CEO Reed Hastings' clumsy public utterances, which turned so many of his customers against the company. And forget the modest price increase that sent even more of them in the direction of competitors or even pirate sites. Hastings' biggest mistake might turn out to be signing on 100 ... More >>
Pick up some holiday pies this weekend from the gals at Three Babes Bakeshop, who are holding a pop-up on Saturday and Sunday at the Stable Cafe (10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days). The fire will be lit, there will be hot apple cider, pies by the slice, whole pies to take home, and what we're assuming will b ... More >>
If you were planning to guzzle all your finest wine to mark your last day on Earth Dec. 21, best you don't drive that night -- just in case the world doesn't end. If you do get caught drinking and driving, then you can be sure you'll be celebrating your very own doomsday come December 22. Come Fr ... More >>
Are you looking for something festive to do with relatives this holiday season? Or do you simply need a distraction or excuse to remove yourself from the company of your weird and annoying family? We suggest taking an afternoon to peruse the impressive edible masterpieces created by the talented pas ... More >>
Gama Go should seriously not be allowed to have such cute products. It's like a willful impulse buy-provoking temptress. And nowhere is this San Francisco company more guilty of cute overload than in the kitchen department. Any one of the items ($8-20) would make for a memorable, lighthearted, and t ... More >>
Listen up everyone, important news: The cute-as-a-button pastry chef Yigit Pura of recently opened Tout Sweet Patisserie in Macy's Union Square will appear on the new season of the Bravo show Millionaire Matchmaker. This isn't Pura's first foray into reality TV -- before he opened the bakery, his cl ... More >>
Gone are the days of kids pining away for a blonde Barbie. The San Francisco Fire Department is collecting ethnic dolls to give away to ethnic children in need this holiday season. So if you have the time and money you might as well put it to good use and show your face at Don Ramon's Mexican Resta ... More >>
Did you know that in Belgium, people leave mugs of rich holiday ale for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve? Actually, we made that up. But it surely sounds plausible. Enjoying "Kerstbier" seems to be an annual national pastime, culminating in a world-renowned festival that boasts upwards of 150 w ... More >>
From SF Weekly's latest print music section:Broken, Not Shattered: Adam Haworth Stephens awoke to shouts. His drummer, Omar Cuellar, was at the helm of their tour van, yelling that the vehicle carrying Stephens' band and its gear was sliding out of control on ice and snow somewhere on Inters ... More >>
Stolen!Thieves seemingly bucking for damnation by ripping off a church school's nativity play costumes during mass have been caught, SF Weekly has learned. But Rodney Pierre-Antoine still finds himself in purgatory. The principal of St. Felicitas Catholic School in San Leandro hasn't yet learned ... More >>
LowLow's ninth album doesn't come out until next year, but here's something to hold you fans over -- and get you stoked for the somber Midwestern rock band's S.F. show next week. It's a free live EP, recorded last year in the St. Catherina Church in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
John Toomey has a new address. And it's not the North Pole."Santa John" Toomey, the 20-year Macy's Kris Kringle who found himself unemployed over the weekend due to an off-color jest, is now the world's most famous bar Santa. No joke. Toomey, 68, has accepted the job he yesterday told SF Weekly h ... More >>
At this tiny spot, tasty skewered treats are served with a vintage soundtrack.
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