By J. POET The Grammy Awards usually generate an tidal wave of press releases aimed at congratulating the usual superstars for their achievements. This year, there was a refreshing bit of controversy when singer-songwriter Linda Chorney was nominated for Best Americana Album for her Emotional Jukeb ... More >>
Chicago has deep-dish pizza. Florida has key lime pie. And don't mess with Texas; it's got a real zeal for barbecue. But what if someone or somewhere else took credit for your favorite regional food? It's a full-on food fight. SFoodie is finally going to settle the score in the 10 most heated food d ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanPaladar's Cubano, $9.50.Cuban sandwiches do come from Cuba, Paladar Cafe Cubano owner Rita Abraldes assured SFoodie the other day. (Though there, of course, they're not called "Cuban sandwiches" ― often they're referred to as "mixtos"). The Cuban sandwich has a long history in ... More >>
Coming to San Francisco: Ernest HemingwaySan Francisco will be the backdrop for an original HBO movie that chronicles the romance between Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn, officials at the mayor's office and San Francisco Film Commission announced today.The film, Hemingway & Gellhorn, sta ... More >>
In a quest for fame and fortune, a unicycling superhero battles the stigma of a troubled past.
The book Nickel and Dimed is a first-rate journalistic look at minimum-wage life. The play it inspired is just journalism.
To the undiscerning eye, 1814 Illinois Ave. is an ordinary warehouse. To the discerning ear, it's a haven for havoc.
Gay literature goes mainstream, and gay bookstores fight to survive
Dark Rapture explores language without involving us dramatically; Slavs! eavesdrops on a nation involved in a deeply searching dialogue
The effort of one small town to remain untouched by time has bred enmity and disaffection as surely as it has produced anything else