Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks.
The Truck: The Architect's Kitchen
The Cuisine: Freshly fried chicken in rice bowls or sandwiches
Specialty Items: Fried chicken, donuts
Worth the Wait in Line? At peak lunch time, a ... More >>
Chris Thile, mandolinist and mixologist
Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile needs a drink. Since January, he has toured all over the country with his band, the Punch Brothers, recorded an album with guitarist Michael Daves (touring solo when Daves returned home for personal reasons), and collaborat ... More >>
Mona C./YelpFor all the buzz, the carny-themed restaurant in Hayes Valley looks pretty much like every other budget bistro in town.Like a carnival barker's patter, Straw has been hard to resist. Long before it opened late last month, the blogosphere was atwitter with anticipation about this h ... More >>
Nilofer M./YelpViva Goa's malabari jinga.Fuck authenticity, a word used ― in the context of food we approve of ― like Vaseline on memory's lens. When it's food we don't exactly like, it can be a cudgel. But what can ever be "authentic" about a cuisine re-created 5,000 miles from its sourc ... More >>
We're sitting on the floor of Moscone West watching the multiple live blogs of the Steve Jobs' keynote on our iPad, iPhone, and MacBook simultaneously. Apparently we're not the only ones who have failed this morning at the WWDC launch of the iPhone 4, among other things.
According to TechCrunch's ... More >>
The real-life discontinuation of the women's contraceptive, the Today Sponge, inspired one of the most memorable episodes of the television show Seinfeld. Upon discovering that her birth control method of choice would soon disappear from stores, the sexually active (and apparently responsible) Elain ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs
It could just be me, wading through the hell of Gavin Newsom's fevered imagination the way Peary crossed the arctic, but I kind of feel like all of San Francisco is governmented-out this week.
The Mayor pummeled us with 7.5 hours worth of speeches last week, not a single minut ... More >>