Ah, working for free. That unforgettable experience in lean times -- also called an "internship" -- is the barrier for entry into the white-collar world for many young go-getters in college.So Victoria Stanzione was a bit confused when her school, Malibu's Pepperdine University, told her she couldn' ... More >>
Another week, another crop of parties. As usual, that means another paragraph of meaningless boilerplate. That's right, instead of talking about the weather, or incidental details, we've decided to go meta. Well, for two sentences at least. Anyway, this weekend has got quite a few exciting parties t ... More >>
Friday, March 11, 2012
Better than: Posing for a Raymond Pettibon drawing.
At Slim's on Friday, OFF! demonstrated the potency of throwback hardcore delivered with surgical precision by seasoned players. But singer Keith Morris should stop trying to qualify his band by expounding ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats.
Exciting news, there's a new Loving Hut coming to the Inner Sunset! Loving Hut is a Supreme Master Ching Hai joint, meaning it may or may not be run by a cult. I mainly don't care as I have a steady resolve when ... More >>
Lou BustamanteMateo Hoke presides over Nihon's collection of over 450 different bottles, the bulk of them single malt whiskys.There are some places that occupy a permanent slot on our lists of bars to visit, continuously foiled by bad timing, distance, or just habit. Usually when we finally m ... More >>
T. PalmerJersey Shore cheesiness ruled at Sunday's SF Food Wars baking competition.(View our slideshow of the Chocolate Cookie Situation, yo.)It wasn't the first time we've stumbled out of Mighty drunk, shining with glitter, and slathered in white stuff, but it was the only occasion we've don ... More >>
Jeff MillerIf you wanted the '90s delivered to your festival this week, you had two obvious choices: Stone Temple Pilots and Hole. And I'll give you one guess as to which toxic, tempermental frontperson had the nostalgia addicts lining up really early to see if she'd shine or offer a shit show.&n ... More >>
Bay Area natives Danny James and PEAR are childhood friends Danny James (vocals, bass) and Mike "General Luau" Generalao (guitar). (The two are between drummers at the moment). Growing up in East Oakland, James and Generalao have played in various bands over the years, most recently The Cuts, be ... More >>
King Khan & BBQ
November 18, 2009
Better Than: Kentucky jail
After driving 1600 miles and missing five shows, King Khan & BBQ rejoined its US tour Wednesday in San Francisco at The Independent.
The duo was famously accompanied by their mosh pit and rage-bones (connected ... More >>
At Trad'r Sam (6150 Geary at 25th Ave.), the oldest tiki bar in San Francisco, bartenders layer Malibu rum, Midori and a fruit juice blend to make the red, gold, and green hues in the Rastaman. Despite a decidedly masculine name, this (and pretty much every specialty cocktail in the bar) has "girl d ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs
I cannot imagine a board without Aaron Peskin, Jake McGoldrick and Gerardo Sandoval - let alone Tom Ammiano. As the old board reaches its end and transitions to the new this week, I find myself hoping that - like a bad sitcom - our departing cast members will come back as guest ... More >>
It was almost certifiably blustery walking to Roy's one evening, but the transformative power of its signature Original Hawaiian Martini would soon be erasing thoughts of wind and cold. A shaken cocktail of Maui pineapple-infused Skyy vodka, Stoli Vanil vodka and Malibu coconut rum, it provides subt ... More >>