"What the hell am I doing?!" I muttered to myself sitting in the lounge of OneUp, the new restaurant that replaced the Grandviews at the San Francisco Grand Hyatt.
If you've never heard of OneUp it's probably because it is territory long seceded by locals to the tourists, there in the center of the ... More >>
Here's something those newly evicted Occupy protesters can do with themselves. This evening, bitter folks will gather around Bank of America in San Francisco to protest the bank's three-day loan modification customer outreach event. Specifically, the "struggling families," aka protesters, will be th ... More >>
We have a birthday to celebrate this week! And not just any birthday -- the centennial anniversary of one of the most influential American chefs and authors ever to have graced us with her six-foot, two-inch frame. We are referring, of course, to the one and only Julia Child.
Tomorrow (Aug. 15) mar ... More >>
All smiles until messed with...San Franciscans probably have their ideas about the sort of folks who will descend on the Hyatt Regency airport hotel this weekend for the Second Amendment Foundation's gun rights conference: white, Tea Partyish, Red State-y, straight. Then here comes panelist Nicki ... More >>
Danny Bowien.Show up at Mission Burger ― the daytime food counter at Duc Loi Supermarket ― and you might not know that the guy cooking your fat slab of a burger is one of the city's smartest young chefs. Along with Mission Burger founder Anthony Myint, 27-year-old Danny Bowien is the guy ... More >>
From San Francisco Conventions & Visitors BureauOne barometer of tourism in San Francisco is its hotel occupancy rate, which is tracked each month by PFK Consulting and provided to the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau (SFCVB). The most recent figures, as you'l ... More >>
Last week's revelation that the city's 311 call center charges MUNI almost $2 every time someone asks them to look up a bus schedule was like blogger crack. Not a single San Francisco political blogger had sex last week because they were all too busy telling their partners about it.
Why? Well . ... More >>
For 10 years, Lewis Peter Morgan impersonated Randy Meisner, an obscure former bass guitar player for the Eagles rock group. Morgan smooth-talked his way into a borrowed lifestyle of guitars, girls, and casinos. He could have checked out of the deception