Alex HochmanWho cares if she'll never earn an athletic scholarship? She eats shrimp heads, dammit!In my twisted little food-obsessed world, my daughters' sushi-eating exploits are just as important, if not more, than their academic achievements or athletic prowess. Your son scored two goals t ... More >>
Alex HochmanThree-scoop banana split ($8.25), a dinner essential at St. Francis Fountain on 24th Street. You'd think the city's oldest ice cream parlor ― a place that's been in the same storefront on 24th Street since 1918 ― would be packed at dinner with families reveling in nostalgia a ... More >>
Alex HochmanGoat Hill Pizza's Sarah Stanford serves up a veggie combo.A family night out for pizza is supposed to be an easy meal, but rarely is. The main issue: topping differences. My oldest daughter wants ham and pineapple while my youngest actually likes vegetables (damned California kids ... More >>
Alex HochmanMaverick's fried-to-order doughnuts are something both kids and parents can agree on.The birth of our first daughter 10 years ago meant the death of brunch as we knew it. The thrill of brunch had been predicated on talking about the fun of the night before while eating something t ... More >>
Cue the Barry White.Highlights from SFoodie and beyond this week:1. This week, our Portland-bound beer columnist, Brian Yaeger, conducted his last blind tasting of local and nationally distributed holiday beers, and found that the Jews outshone the Christians and heathens alike. Pick up a six-pac ... More >>
The Good to Go market at Jack London Square.SF Weekly restaurant critic Meredith Brody risked sunburn and serious bloating at the three-day Eat Real Festival in Oakland this weekend. Behold the second of Brody's three reports on the street-food orgy.
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Is it easy being Green? In the case of DJ Green B, we'd have to say yes. The positive-thinking Boston transplant has been broadcasting her love for Jamaican music (and deep bass) from the Mission to the Western Addition and Potero Hill. She says that although dudes are still surprised to see a woman ... More >>