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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
US Geological SurveyIt usually looks betterCivil 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 >>
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 >>
Schools are trying to contain their truancy epidemic. How're they doing? Just ask the students smoking pot less than a block from campus.
thisisfood.plainjane.comBay 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 >>
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 >>
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The Lion Pub
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DJ Kevvy Kev hosts the longest-running hip hop radio show in the world on Stanford's KZSU -- sans recognition
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Union Square noshes
Wonderful Food Company
Should I Stay or Should I Go?; A French Toast; Steep Climb; Chain, Chain, Chain
Taking the Fun Out of Fort Funston; A Tale of Two Cities (and One Swedish Furniture Emporium); Spin the Bottle?
Skye's the Limit, Spinnin' Wheel, Bonjour!, Harry's Helpful Hints (Numbers 510, 650, and 925)