After eight years of covering contentious Mideast issues through a San Francisco lens, your humble narrator can offer you a certainty: The path to peace will be forged via the least nuanced, most belligerent, and most disingenuous members of each community taking out shrill, competing ads on Muni. T ... More >>
As much grief as Muni got over its "Defeat Jihad" ads it ran last summer, it's somewhat surprising to learn that the transit agency would want to risk starting a holy war in San Francisco.
According to ABC, for the next few weeks, buses in San Francisco will be carrying more than just passengers - ... More >>
A San Francisco man who snatched a phone away from a BART passenger who he believed was filming him pray during Ramadan has been acquitted of robbery charges, according to the Public Defender's Office.
Jurors took no longer than a day to decide that 25-year-old Gathan Hussein, San Francisco resid ... More >>
The Sunrise Deli food truck hit the road yesterday, serving up what has
often been lauded as the best falafel in the Bay Area to eager diners on
San Francisco State University campus.
Serving Middle Eastern food to San
Franciscans since 1984, the Sunrise Deli has expanded from its four
brick an ... More >>
According to Khaled Ramadan, whose family owns the four-location Sunrise Deli, a Sunrise Deli Food Truck is almost fully pimped out and about to slip into its colorful wrap. Then the truck heads up to San Francisco to meet the health and fire inspectors. "We're hopefully going to launch the truck by ... More >>
Mr. Bolo B./YelpCafe Zitouna.Today is the first day of Ramadan, the month in which Muslims abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset. Because it follows the lunar calendar, Ramadan drifts across the Julian calendar from year to year. Right now, since it falls near the height of summer, t ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
Self-serve beer at a bar? That's right. Haighteration gives the first look at Mad Dog in the Fog's new self-serve tap table. With two built in taps, the "TableTender," which Mad Dog says is the first of ... More >>
Hijabs and hoodies - an Abercrombie fashion faux pas. A Hollister County store worker is planning to file a lawsuit in San Francisco Monday against the store's parent company, Abercrombie & Fitch, for firing her when she refused to take off her Muslim headscarf, or hijab, while on the job.Han ... More >>
About to create a furor again. The leader of the Bay Area Nationalist Anarchists, the white nationalist group that got beat down by black bloc anarchists at an immigrant rights march last year, will join the right-wing furor over Sharia law by burning a Koran on Friday at a to-be-disclosed locati ... More >>
Not to be judged by its cover...If you're short on funds and think you know more about religion than a former Utah jihadi turned self-professed man of peace -- have we got a deal for you! Iranian-born Nader Pourhassan will pay $1,000 to anyone who can find mentions in the Koran of 26 verses many ... More >>