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  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    San Francisco Start-Up Drafts 49er Vernon Davis for IPO Roster

    49ers tight end, touchdown kingpin, hobbyist interior decorator, prodigious tweeter and successful bon vivant Vernon Davis is worth significantly less than Texans running back Arian Foster -- to the tune of about $6 million. At least, that's what we'd glean from Davis' forthcoming IPO with local s ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Le Marais Bakery: Is the Pain au Chocolat with Banana Our Cronut?

    Is the pain au chocolat with banana our cronut? Find out for yourself next week, when Le Marais Bakery (2066 Chestnut St. near Steiner) is slated to open in a former Jamba Juice space in the Marina on July 3. Pastry Chef for Le Marais is Phil Ogiela, who had stints at Dandelion Chocolate, Aziza, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    This Might Be The Best Peach Smoothie Ever

    Yesterday morning we stopped by the Frog Hollow Farm cafe in the Ferry Building to pick up some fruit salad for breakfast, and instead discovered the famous stone fruit farm offers seasonal smoothies. It seemed like a healthy enough breakfast with only five ingredients -- fresh peaches, plums, and n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Goodbye Cafe Fanny, Criolla Kitchen to Become Parish Eleven, and William Werner Has an Address

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Take a load off Fanny: After 28 years, Berkeley's Cafe Fanny will close tomorrow. According to Inside Scoop, the cafe, opened by Alice Waters and her brother-in-law Jim Maser, is closing due to the econom ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Walgreens Fresh Eats Spread Across San Francisco. Are They Worth Eating?

    The renovations began rolling out in May: Dozens of Walgreens stores across San Francisco ripped out their one-hour photo processing desks -- no longer needed in the age of digital cameras -- and replaced them with chilled cases of sandwiches, chopped fruits, and microwave-and-serve entrees. One Chi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Nog-ocado, Natalie's Footwear, and Piling onto Noah's Ark

    ​SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. Over on the PPK, vegan goddess Isa Chandra Moskowitz posted a recipe for a vegan nog that includes avocado. I don't know 'bout all that but the lady is super talented so it's probably the tastiest. Try it and repo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    When To Stop Texting and Use Your Phone as a Phone

    ​How do you judge when a conversation is more appropriate for texting or a phone call? For example, "Do you think red or pink go-go boots would go better with my plaid lederhosen?" is clearly a text question while "Can you explain Neitchze's view on nihilism and how it pertains to vegan Indian cui ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Guess Which SF 'Hood Loves Sit-Lie the Most?

    US Geological SurveyIt usually looks better​Civil Sidewalks, Sit-Lie ordinance -- call it what you will, the ballot initiative to make sitting down on public sidewalks between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. illegal isn't some fringe idea from what passes for SF's hard right. There's a popular -- some say "gra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Dragons in the Jamba Juice!

    File this one under "you don't see that every day." We're still not sure what dragons eat, but it turns out we now know what they drink -- Jamba Juice!Joe EskenaziNo ticky tacky dragons here...​This still semi-clad troupe of Chinese dragon dancers celebrating the new year were spotted yesterday pu ... More >>

  • News

    February 3, 2010

    The ABCs of Ditching School

    Schools are trying to contain their truancy epidemic. How're they doing? Just ask the students smoking pot less than a block from campus.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Flatbread Freebies at Jamba Juice Today​Bay Area locations of smoothie king Jamba Juice have a freebie for lunch today. The first 250 customers in the door will receive a complimentary California flatbread in one of four admittedly cornily-named flavors: Tomo Artichoko (thanks, Styx), Smokehouse Chicken, Four Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Score a Little Extra Peach Passion This Week -- For Free

    Lone Binky/Flickr It's the summer of Berry Lime Sublime. Soooo smooth-ie! This week, in an effort to help consumers get their "summer bliss" back -- by heading to stores, rather than, say, chilling on a beach somewhere -- Jamba Juice has a buy one, get one free special. If only it were that ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 17, 2008

    Don't Shop Till You Drop

    Save yourself (and our economy) with holiday shopping nourishment.

  • Music

    July 11, 2007
  • News

    April 25, 2007
  • Music

    November 22, 2006
  • Dining

    October 11, 2006

    Work in Progress

    Our early responder finds some good things to eat among some chaff at S.F.'s new retail paradise

  • Music

    February 8, 2006

    Cardinal Sin

    DJ Kevvy Kev hosts the longest-running hip hop radio show in the world on Stanford's KZSU -- sans recognition

  • News

    October 19, 2005

    Marina Dreaming

    Is the revamped Polk Street an example of urban renewal, or another trendy spot for yuppies? Take quiz, find out!

  • Dining

    December 6, 2000

    Nosh Till You Drop

    Union Square noshes

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 17, 2000
  • Dining

    May 17, 2000

    Side Dish

    Should I Stay or Should I Go?; A French Toast; Steep Climb; Chain, Chain, Chain

  • News

    April 12, 2000

    Dog Bites

    Taking the Fun Out of Fort Funston; A Tale of Two Cities (and One Swedish Furniture Emporium); Spin the Bottle?

  • Dining

    March 1, 2000

    Side Dish

    Skye's the Limit, Spinnin' Wheel, Bonjour!, Harry's Helpful Hints (Numbers 510, 650, and 925)

  • News

    July 14, 1999
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