Roaming food truck market Off The Grid continues to expand ambitiously, with the latest weekly event set to debut in North Beach. This first foray into the neighborhood will be held at the Joe DiMaggio Playground every Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. beginning on October 24. See Also: - Off The Grid Hosts ... More >>
javiázquez flickr57th Annual North Beach Festival Where: North Beach, between Filbert, Stockton, Columbus and Grant When: June 18-19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: Free The Rundown: Long gone are the days of North Beach's Barbary Coast, Joe DiMaggio, and the Beat Generation, but their influences ... More >>
Sadly, the Congressional bill congratulating the Giants does not make mention of 'The Machine'Congressional Bill: "Whereas the rest of the country learned to 'fear the beard'" Rep. Nancy Pelosi -- you've heard of her -- yesterday introduced a Congressional bill "Congratulating the San Francisco G ... More >>
Neither LeBron nor Giselle will be here, sadly. LeBron James may be famously taking his talents to South Beach, but he's filming his soda commercial in North Beach. Joe DiMaggio Park -- named for a prickly athlete who didn't stab his hometown in the back via a callous, nationally televised debacl ... More >>
Beast and the Hare/FacebookBeast and the Hare opened this month.November brought on a rush of restaurants who pushed to open before the holiday bonanza season. Several were lower-priced spinoffs of tony restaurants, while others were additional locations (or relaunches) of familiar names. On the ... More >>
The past 72 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Because, well, just because, Eater's Carolyn A. passes along the floor-plan for Potrero Hill's Ecco Caffe (1125 Mariposa), the Santa Rosa microroastery whose owner, Andrew Barnett, has been talking ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Tyler Florence must slip bags of unicorn glitter into the pay envelopes. Either that or issue signing bonuses bristling with Food Network stock. Either way, a week after reporting that the Wayfare ... More >>
The real Lefty, with his lefty intact...The combination of sports, drunkenness, a piano bar, and a mannequin was apparently too much for several bar patrons at Lefty O'Doul's three years back. They wrenched off Lefty's lefty, and scampered off into the San Francisco night. The Chronicle's Scott O ... More >>
We do the legwork to find you 30 of the most satisfying places to sip and snack.
shanrev/FlickrNot a favorite of local chefs.Since it was Buca de Beppo that brought the fact that today is National Lasagna Day to our attention, we feel duty-bound to mention that if you purchase any pasta dish or entrée at one of its restaurants today (there's one at 855 Howard at Fourth S ... More >>
...Oozing with leadTo say that San Francisco is a city that treasures being in the vanguard of environmentally responsible behavior (or, skeptics might say, whatever will get people talking about how environmentally responsible we are) is an understatement.So it's interesting that today -- with an e ... More >>
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