Jetsetting Chef Adam Dulye of Abbot's Cellar and Monk's Kettle recently had the honor of traveling to the Dogfish Head brewery to create a special beer in honor of James Beard (of the legendary James Beard Foundation Awards). Before we go any further, let's be clear -- the James Beard Awards are no ... More >>
By KEVIN L. JONES
Talking to Cyril Jordan is like chatting with a VH1 documentary on rock 'n' roll: he tells a lot of stories, and many of them make you say "Holy shit!" For a music journalist, he's a dream; every other sentence is a pull-quote. It's like interviewing Keith Richards if he didn't ha ... More >>
Last night a gigantic fundraiser took place in New York's Madison Square Garden to raise money for Hurricane Sandy cleanup and relief efforts. This thing was almost six hours long. Six! We could've flown there in that time! In case you weren't inclined to spend that insane amount of time in front of ... More >>
Remember 8-year-old Vivienne Harr who this past summer did more than you did to make the world a better place? She raked in some $56,000 turning lemons into lemonade -- literally -- giving all that money to help fight human trafficking. But like any good entrepreneur, she's expanding her company, ta ... More >>
Black Friday is over, the Christmas tree is up in Union Square, and San Franciscans are busy making holiday plans -- sans the snow.
So while you are out shopping for your loved ones, don't forget about the less fortunate, specifically those sad victims of Hurricane Sandy. On Dec. 5, a "Very Jersey ... More >>
If buying delicious salsa to support Sandy relief efforts isn't your thing, maybe you'll like this sweet deal: Now through Sunday the 11th, local favorite Kara's Cupcakes is selling a Red Cross Tuxedo cupcake ($3.75) -- chocolate cake with bourbon-vanilla frosting -- and donating proceeds to the Red ... More >>
Burrito Eater, a site billed as "San Francisco's top resource for taquerias and mustaches," hosts a biannual life threatening exercise called Slab Scrum to determine the city's best burrito. (If they did it every year, the site owner's life expectancy would probably be sadly short.)
This is always ... More >>
If you happen to find yourself down in Palo Alto over the next few days, you can contribute to the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts by eating pastries. It's true! Google's first executive chef, Charlie Ayer, is holding a bake sale at his restaurant Calafia now through this Friday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 ... More >>
Sounds like a win-win situation to us: On November 11 (Sunday), Papalote will donate 50% of the sales of its famous Roasted Tomato Salsa to raise money for Hurricane Sandy victims. Owners Miguel and Victor Escobedo and Jodi Hernandez all feel a strong connection to the East Coast, and have decided t ... More >>
1987 was an interesting year -- gas was under a dollar, the world population was nearing five billion, the stock market crashed, a storm of hurricane-like power hit Southern England killing two dozen, The Simpsons started airing as shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show, Baby Jessica fell down a well, the ... More >>
The big news this week is both Gardein and Trader Joe's have come out with vegan Thanksgiving "loafs" of sorts. You better make your pro and con lists now because you can get BOTH of these AND a Field Roast loaf! Or you totally can and be awesome.
- Homeless Roosters, Singing Pigs, ... More >>