MASH SF is not just a cycling team. It's also a shop in Duboce Triangle. But before that, MASH started as a crew of people that made videos of themselves riding track bikes fast through the city starting six or so years ago -- they probably had something to do with the mass popularization of the tra ... More >>
The aperitif or aperitivo is a style of cocktail that I've enjoyed plenty of times in bars, but it wasn't until this summer that I learned to enjoy the practice of it. Usually light in alcohol and often inclusive of the bright red bitter of Turin-style liqueurs (Campari being the best known) or verm ... More >>
When you think about it, it's kind of a mystery that this hasn't happened before. We here in the Bay Area love food, especially food that comes from farms that we know about, and we also love throwing film festivals, especially festivals that involve locally-sourced films about things we're interest ... More >>
Language barriers and cultural differences haven't stopped Brazilian-born Palestinian DJ Adnan Sharif from realizing his dreams as a house producer and underground party promoter in S.F. and around the globe. As founder of house music collective Forward SF, which celebrates its 11th anniversary this ... More >>
When local folk-rock outfit Port O'Brien disbanded in 2010 after years of relentless touring, frontman Van Pierszalowski needed to clear his head. So, naturally, he headed to Norway, which promised both the isolation necessary to reboot, and the budding romance necessary to write a batch of compelli ... More >>
jeffreyw/FlickrIf General Tso's chicken is beloved in Stockton, why not Shanghai as well? Now that you can find American-style sushi in Tokyo and chai lattes in Milan, why not chop suey and General Tso's chicken in Beijing? (Side note: You realize those aren't actual Chinese dishes, don't you?) ... More >>
lifestyleasia.comAlvin Leung Jr.'s "Sex on the Beach," which resembles a discarded condom, is 100 percent edible.Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Faux dirt ― edible simulacra of garden humus ― has become fashionable in recent years, but this is ridiculous. At Identita' Golose, an Ital ... More >>
Maga BoMost of us spend our days planted in a cubicle fantasizing about beaches, historic monuments, and maybe seeing a penguin in its natural habitat. That latest jealousy comes from a conversation with musician, producer, composer, sound engineer -- and non-desk-bound frequent traveler -- DJ Ma ... More >>
Tilda Swinton has to be free.
Dolores California Gourmet BurritosGrub Street reports on Mission Dolores, a new bar recently opened in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. This follows the discovery made nearly two years ago over at Mission Mission of Dolores California Gourmet Burritos, a small shop in Berli ... More >>
Meet the talented Bay Area artists competing for our $2,500 grants.
He had no license to practice medicine in California or the United States, and no affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco, as he claimed. But 66-year-old Timothy Andersson (who also went by Dr. Tanweer Ahmad Syed) saw scores of patients in ... More >>
Ready for its feature film appearance. By far the classiest model of the MUNI system, the historic F-line streetcar that runs along the Embarcadero and up Market to the Castro hit the silver screen lately with its appearance in the background in Milk. But as Angelina Jolie can attest (she voiced a p ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs Yesterday, Gavin finally proposed something vaguely plan-like to try and deal with the city's looming deficit - but in last week's State of the Citysode on the Economy, Gavin couldn't even bring himself to use the word "deficit," let alone say how big it was. In fact, according ... More >>
The Devil Makes Three (Milan)
The saga of Fernet, and its cultlike popularity, says a lot about San Francisco
Short, sweet theater pieces
Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.
Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.
"Chubs are either chubby or husky, and the chub chasers are typically, though not always, average to thin."
"When I decided to be an artist, I thought it was my license to investigate being alive."
Given its location, in the midst of the food fantasia that is the Ferry Building, MarketBar should be better
The '70s wasn't just about disco -- it was also about catching the wave.
Joe Haller and Ian Hannula, Nice Collective
Week of January 8, 2003
Shakespeare meets 1920s Hollywood in this witty, well-acted remake of The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Our style panel helps S.F. politicians look as good as the city itself
Zingari completes its classic theme with Tuscan touches
ACT's The Tempest is tossed by the storm of its spectacular impulses