Let's get this out of the way right from the off: DJ Shadow's fourth solo studio album, The Less You Know The Better, won't finally stop long-time fans from requesting that he makes a true sequel to 1996's Endtroducing. Not that that's necessarily a bad thing. (I usually don't have the patience to l ... More >>
Seio Shimada of World Sake Importers in a recent staff training at Hecho.Tequila might prove to hog all the attention when Hecho ― the sushi and tequila place by Joseph Manzare and Masaki Sasaki ― opens, probably next week (it's in the former Midi space in the FiDi), but the premium sake ... More >>
X-Ray Press plays Hemlock Tavern this Saturday There's plenty to do this weekend -- even a few things as enticing as the free party thrown tonight by this very blog, All Shook Down. (Hehe.) Here's our list of 10 things (or, um, ours plus nine) to do this weekend for less than the price of a bottl ... More >>
John BirdsallJapanese aji sandwich with red cabbage sauerkraut and Skool tartar sauce ($12).Wednesday, June 30, 2010 A burly guy in a tank top, shoulders bristling with gray hairs, leans into the server. "We just came from the gym and my husband is starving." Just two days old, Skool has a s ... More >>
This horrible Winter Olympics game doesn't even medal.
A handful of sleepers to wake up the neighbors
For over three decades, the San Francisco Taiko Dojo has offered a fresh approach to traditional Japanese percussion
From Audium to the Wave Organ and Ye Olde Pizza Joynt, little-known local sites turn music into an assault on all the senses