Jonathan KauffmanNew Asia Restaurant's taro puffs. Rice Plate Journal is a yearlong project to canvas Chinatown, block by block, discovering the good, the bad, and the hopelessly mediocre. Maximum entrée price: $10."Ng saap sei! Fifty-four!" the cashier called into the microphone, the numbers ... More >>
Anyone can twist a balloon and make a dogRecently we wrote about how New York artist Jeff Koons tried to sue San Francisco's Park Life, an art and book store, for selling its quirky dog balloon bookends. Now Koons, who was ridiculed after ordering the store to yank the dog item from the shelves, ... More >>
fighting over balloons As it turns out, children are not the only ones who will fight over balloon animals. A San Francisco art retailer is being sued by the controversial artist Jeff Koons, who claims that the store ripped off his balloon dog idea. Park Life is a retail bookstore and art gallery ... More >>
Scott Beale/laughingsquid.comJesus Juice is Humphry Slocombe's top-selling sorbet.Today is the anniversary of Michael Jackson's tragic death. This blogger plans to spend most of the day alternating between moonwalking, sobbing, and, if we can muster an appetite, eating and drinking San Franci ... More >>
Gus Van Sant's Milk recaptures Californian intolerance at exactly the right time.
Meet the Rosenthals: two generations of art stars in one six-story warehouse.
It's anime on overdrive in the Wachowski brothers' souped-up, tricked-out Speed Racer.
Bruce Conner, the greatest artist you don't know, uses our Peter Byrne for image-honing purposes. We use Conner to get you to pick up the paper.