Discussing ramen in the Bay Area brings out strong words and opinions about the different styles, broth, noodles, and that terribly subjective and overused adjective: authentic. It's a word that is abused to describe a very narrow slice of what is really an organic movement and slow collective evolu ... More >>
When orcas kill and eat a gray whale, they often don't finish the whole thing in a single serving. For up to three days after the feast, chunks of blubber float around the area, drawing hungry orcas like leftovers in the fridge. Marine biologist Nancy Black and her assistant encountered such a scen ... More >>
Latanya Marie Session, a San Francisco woman, is locked in a bitter dispute over her foreclosed home, which she lost while she was in the hospital suffering from a brain injury.Session's daughter and appointed guardian, Bess Kennedy, filed a complaint in 2010 after the bank foreclosed on her mother' ... More >>
John BirdsallHangtown Fry ($18). Yeah, we totally got it to go ― you try getting a seat here at lunch.Wednesday, August 4, 2010 Maybe it's because Tyler Florence is so accustomed to playing to a national audience on Food Network that six-week-old Wayfare Tavern feels so regionally nonspec ... More >>
Tamara PalmerAbout two dozen people waited for Mission Street Food to open on Saturday night.Looking forward to the launch of new restaurant Commonwealth, Anthony Myint's Mission Street Food project concluded its regular weekly service at divey Chinese restaurant Lung Shan with a "greatest hi ... More >>
Andy WrightWayne Fenton and BreadstickAs documented in this week's SF Weekly cover story, Too Cute to Shoot, a former army tank commander named Wayne Fenton recently spent $400 and a whole lot of time and energy rescuing a one-eyed, starving sea lion named Breadstick. (Meanwhile, as th ... More >>
The adoring public may have a problem with what San Francisco has in store for its troublesome invaders, the sea lions.
While the San Francisco Chronicle is busy fêting itself with daily retrospectives, journalists beyond the walls of 901 Mission are sounding a less complimentary note. In an editorial published last week, the weekly Carmel Pine Cone takes the Chron to task for its reporting on environmental question ... More >>
(Palermo vs. Tokyo by Chef Ian Muntzert)Notes and Photos by Tamara Palmer We've written previously of our love of Mission Street Food, the brainchild of Bar Tartine line chef Anthony Myint that began life as a truck in October and now takes place most Thursday nights at Lung Shan (2234 Mission). G ... More >>
Two quintessential S.F. restaurants impress visitors from the Southland and our critic
It took a number of visits over many months before our critic tumbled for Quince
The loveliness of Paris evoked in a Cal-Med restaurant-cum-wine bar
Surfers battle enviro-surfers over a proposed jet-ski ban that would protect wildlife -- but threaten big-wave surfing at the legendary break known as Maverick's
The strange quest of San Anselmo's Graham Hawkes, who will dive a two-man submarine to the deepest point in the ocean. If someone gives him $7 million.
Jim Warren makes the Net safe for democracy