The last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our cr ... More >>
Foodar -- the sixth sense for good restaurants -- is hard to explain, but if you have it, you know what it feels like. Some tiny nondescript place in a strip mall inexplicably calls out to you, and it turns out to have amazing food. Or a place is crowded with happy-looking people, yet you j ... More >>
Photos by W. Blake GrayWhen Swedish chocolatier Emanuel Andrén offered to visit us with chocolate truffles that cost $29 each, we were intrigued. We thought they might be the most expensive chocolates in the world, but were disappointed to learn they aren't even in the ballpark. Still ... More >>
Chandra GangulyBig Up Sub Party January 9, 2010 Red Sky Records (224 7th St.) Better Than: Subway sandwiches, and better for you. The Big Up Magazine subscription party at Jon Holliday's Red Sky Records store was part intimate house party with friends and strangers mingling and part warehouse r ... More >>
At least the bull doesn't tell the clown 'I'm going to kill you' By now, even Bay Area readers who can't tell a football from a futbol have heard all about how Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable is accused of channeling Ike Turner and hospitalizing assistant coach Randy Hanson by bouncing him o ... More >>
Seven San Franciscans do our city "proud" by placing on state's list of top tax delinquents By Joe Eskenazi Having crashed a party at the home of a dot.com hotshot – two words: indoor pool – at a mansion once owned by members of Londonbeat, only to discover Miller Lite in the fridge, I can tel ... More >>
If you want to learn about the opposite sex, don't go to a singles bar. Go to a family-friendly place. Go to Hooters.