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The San Francisco Medical Examiner's office moments ago told SF Weekly that identifying the city's first homicide victim of the year isn't a matter of simply notifying the unfortunate man's next-of-kin before informing the press. It's actually a matter of figuring out who, exactly, ... More >>
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The Medical Examiner's office has not yet released the name of the man found dead in the Excelsior in the wee hours on Sunday. The victim of the city's first homicide case of 2010 was discovered at around 2:30 a.m. yesterday on the 500 block of Naples. Moments ago the Medical ... More >>
Taste the boot.We like the family-style Italian fare at the Bronx-styled Joey & Eddie's (1652 Stockton at Filbert) in North Beach. No surprise, really, since we've loved other restaurants launched by co-owner and executive chef Joseph Manzare, especially Globe.
Anyway, we just learned that J ... More >>
Tony's Pizza NapoletanaA pizza oven in Naples.The pizza gods were smiling over North Beach this weekend. On Saturday, Bay Area favorite pizza guy Tony Gemignani opened Tony's Pizza Napoletana (1570 Stockton at Union). Die-hard fans know Gemignani and his pie-making skills from his Pyzano's outpost i ... More >>
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The chef had a hunch something was upNate Appleman's certification by the Verace Pizza Napoletana Association as a pizzaiolo (one of a very few practicing the art in the US) paid off big time when A16's romana pie was named one of the 25 best in the US by GQ's Alan Rich ... More >>
If California is now a role model for Britain -- well, God Save the QueenIn the faded English coastal resort town of Blackpool, there's a restaurant three blocks off the shore called West Coast Rock that specializes in California cuisine as a blinkered Brit might imagine.
When my wife and I visited ... More >>