A man of many aliases, L.A. born and NYC-based producer and DJ Eric Duncan's musical projects have included throwing notorious underground parties in the '90s as duo Rub-N-Tug and building a solo remix career as Dr. Dunks. Now, two decades into his career, he has become a well-respected figure in th ... More >>
It's official. San Francisco will host the semifinals of the 2013 World Baseball Classic, calling AT&T Park home for the first time when more than two dozen teams from around the globe compete against each other next spring.This marks the third anniversary of the international baseball tournamen ... More >>
Jaz BangaWhen I lived in Tokyo, and later New York where I actually ate even more Japanese food, I always felt Japan fell down on dessert. It didn't seem to be part of the food culture. When dessert was presented at all, it wasn't sweet enough for my tooth. A reader's letter espousing the virtue ... More >>
Prospect/FacebookThe six-course fundraiser brought in $42,000 for efforts to rebuild Japan's hard-hit Sendai region.Sunday's Chefs United benefit dinner at Prospect raised $42,000 for Japanese earthquake and tsunami relief, Prospect chef Ravi Kapur tells SFoodie. Some 120 guests paid $300 eac ... More >>
It does a body good ... or does it?Before you pour that next bowl of cereal, read this: Scientists in Berkeley told reporters that indeed the radioactive plum from the disastrous nuclear leak in Japan has made its way into an American staple -- milk.The good news is that scientists said the low l ... More >>
The Tomato TartYours for the bidding: caramel pecan kisses from Hungry Rabbit blogger Ken Leung.You've got till the end of the day to bid on items in the Online Bake Sale for Japan, Tomato Tart blogger Sabrina Modelle's virtual fundraiser for Second Harvest Japan. This way to the goodies, don ... More >>
Ten percent of JapaCurry's proceeds this week are slated for the Japanese Red Cross.Ebisu and Hotei aren't the only S.F. eateries ponying up 10 percent of the week's proceeds for Japanese quake relief. JapaCurry owner Jay Hamada is donating 10 percent of sales this week to the Japanese Red Cr ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dotpolka//FlickrStaving off environmental catastrophe can be deliciuos, too.Our favorite morsel from the Web. At SFGate today, Berkeley writer Tracey Taylor passes along a bit of sustainability advice from Edo-period Japan: Eat out more often. Sure: Anyone who f ... More >>
Peko-Peko's kakuni, made with pork from Marin Sun FarmsEven in this town, many of us know Japanese food as monster maki, fast-food ramen, and greasy tonkatsu cutlets. Sylvan Brackett wants to change that. The former assistant to Alice Waters is making bento boxes combining authentic Japanese techniq ... More >>
Sebo raises the bar for quality and variety
Total immersion in a Japanese film retrospective prompts a lust for soba and udon
Cool animated feature films from Miyazaki Hayao's Studio Ghibli
Bodily fluids, nudity, fake genital mutilation: the outrageous dance-theater of Dairakudakan
Satin Moon Fabrics
Medium Rare Records
What a 62-year-old man can teach shellshocked dot-commers as he sails from Osaka to San Francisco. Alone. Again.
A new film by documentarian Trinh Minh-ha is timeless and apolitical -- much to our disappointment
Devil-Ettes fund-raiser; Love Psychedelico; "Sound Effects: The Magic of Foley"
The Middle of the Golden Gate Bridge
"Wild Wild Winter," "Japan Nite," "Dead Celebrity Bowling"
Outlaw Masters of Japanese Film