In September, we told you about the construction worker who dug up an Ice Age tooth from the Central Subway construction site, delivering much awe among San Francisco paleontology buffs. Now, the regular person (that'd be you) can go check out this 11,000-year-old beastly molar.According to CBS, the ... More >>
Lou BustamanteWith four days worth of Halloween partying behind us, it's time to start thinking about the holidays. What better way to prepare than with some education and tastings? This week features a few classes and a great opportunity to taste some new spirits. Mixology 101 at Boothby Ce ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. The Melt's budding empire, building towards 500 grilled cheese shops, is readying to open three locations next month. City-dwelling-grilled-cheese-fans will find the sandwiches at One Embarcadero Center a ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. From a nightclub, to an art gallery, and now, a lunch spot. Tablehopper reports starting in August, 111 Minna will play host to chef Josh Birch's lunch and happy hour restaurant, Da Bettina, named after h ... More >>
Anchor and HopeOver the weekend, I received questions from people on opposite ends of the dating spectrum. The first request:Where should I take an ex for dinner when he's in town for business? He'll be staying downtown. I want someplace near his hotel where we can catch up, but not too quiet and ... More >>
View Larger MapBlair Henderson, was shot to death and three others were critically wounded in the wee hours of Sunday morning in a parking area near Second and Minna. The San Francisco Medical Examiner told SF Weekly that none of the critically wounded victims have since died. But Henderson, 26, was ... More >>
J. BirdsallCoffee kiosk Special Xtra is in preliminary launch mode today. The sister kiosk to Cento and Vega might still be missing a piece or two of hardware, but that's not stopping the owners from slinging Blue Bottle coffee drinks in the outdoor smokers' lounge fronting SOMA bar Ha ... More >>
The classy Natoma St. cocktail lounge John Collins is moving from one SOMA alley to another. This Saturday, Jan. 16, is the bar's last night at its current 90 Natoma location, and they're spending the weekend offering happy hour prices all day and night until they have to shut the operation down. ... More >>
Mason Bates is probably the only DJ who gets props from both the downtown dance community and ritzy classical society. The San Franciscan has an impressive resume fit for both worlds. He's performed with the San Francisco Symphony and is the current composer-in-residence for the California Sympho ... More >>
m. BrodyMission Street Food's Anthony Myint (left) with Magic Curry Kart's Brian Kimball.A full house celebrated San Francisco's street-food scene at last night's panel discussion at the Commonwealth Club, The Street Food Movement: SF Hearts the Cart, moderated by SFoodie blogger Tamara Palme ... More >>
cat-chitchat.pictures-of-cats.orgOn Thursday, Pacific Environment will toast the survival of Siberian tigers while honoring Russian tiger conservationist Sergei Berezniuk at a happy hour at 111 Minna. Organizers are promising complimentary "light bites" in addition to the usual ca ... More >>
Friday, May 22, 2009 Let's do lunch: It's the threshold to the holiday weekend, but before stepping into the realm of ribs and brats, have a last fling with something vivid in a completely different way. SF Weekly food critic Meredith Brody recommends the sindhi chicken biriyani made with Punjabi ... More >>
Weekend wrap-up by Janine KahnSunday was nasty and rainy, but that didn't keep photographer Jen Cash home in Walnut Creek. Click here for her photo set from 111 Minna, which had been converted into a retro winter wonderland with snow on the floor and attendees in 80's neon ski garb for "Ski Team: Th ... More >>
The third one is charming in a nautical sort of way.
Reality meets the movies
Reliving the '80s is tough. That's why the Cat Club makes the Pabst so cheap.
Cheap Red Stripe and great reggae make Wednesdays at Nickie's BBQ "Crucial"; Sing "Happy Birthday" to SF's beloved Toph One during Red Wine's 12th Annual Holiday Bash.
The '70s wasn't just about disco -- it was also about catching the wave.
111 Minna Street Gallery