The definitive cure for world-weariness has opened in Noe Valley. No matter what year you were born, something in Buttons Candy Bar will stop you dead as you suddenly remember the last time you got your paws on one. (For me, it was a Chocolate Charleston Chew, the long kind, the airy gumminess of wh ... More >>
We've been watching the construction of the new Coffee Cultures cafe over the past six months with interest, both because it's right off the lobby of SF Weekly's office at 225 Bush Street and because it's the only Bay Area location exclusively serving Counter Culture coffee beans. The cafe finally o ... More >>
Hey you aspiring vegan TV stars and sandwich lovers! Head over to Ike's SFSU this afternoon to get super famous! Well, vegan famous. It's similar to being regular famous, but only vegans care. You get to keep your dignity, though (overrated). Now I'd like to talk about a topic very near a ... More >>
Innocent bystanderDave Groeschel was working inside Mom's Body Shop at about 1:15 p.m. yesterday when he heard the gunshots outside. When he came out, he saw the victim, which the Chronicle reports is 52-year-old Michael Stafford, on the sidewalk -- he had been shot in the back. Beside him was Gi ... More >>
Caffe Pascucci's pistachio cappucino.Devoted Italophiles, San Franciscans tend to think of Italy in its most pastoral guise, a country filled with artisans passionately crafting humble, exquisite food that sings with innate simplicity and good taste. Our idealization doesn't just apply to pasta, ... More >>
Coolio! He was available! After months of brazen, near-daily candy thefts by the same group of sugar-craving miscreants, the staff at the City Cafe is enjoying a relatively crime-free week. Workers at the City College eatery told SF Weekly that, last week, they were finally mad as hell and not go ... More >>
J'accuse!The owner and employees of the City Cafe on the City College campus have a message for the guys who have made a daily habit of stealing candy. First of all, your teeth are gonna rot. Second -- it's no more Mr. Nice Victimized Cafe Guys. Cafe personnel filed a police report after a Nov. 3 ... More >>
One of Scotland's finest musical exports, the Trashcan Sinatras, will play at Slim's on Tuesday, June 1. We asked the band a few pertinent questions. Barry Gibb, if you're reading this: Get in touch. -- Vicky Walker Izumi KamazawaTrashcan Sinatras bring the swing SF Weekly: What are we draggin ... More >>
Charles ChocolatesYou can gnaw on the box when you're done with what's inside.We totally live for candy-coated holidays, and Easter is no exception. Forget the Peeps and instead peep these confectionery suggestions for all budgets: Under $75 For the special people who have Easter birthdays ... More >>
New research about young military recruits who smoke, drink, and screw too much.
Atari's Alone in the Dark is scary for all the wrong reasons.
It's expensive and time-consuming, but a court can help cure the hard-core homeless problem in San Francisco
The Phoenix theater is the best clubhouse a local music scene could ever have