In the dead center of the Sunset, Noriega at 22nd Ave., sits an unassuming Pakistani restaurant, Guddu de Karahi. You'd never know from looking at it, but the chef-owner is Guddu Haider, who helmed the serially beloved Lahore Karahi in the Tenderloin until May 2012. Like the Soup Nazi decamping for ... More >>
Most of the time you have to decide between an evening of entertainment or a dinner out. Now in Redwood City both options are under one roof at the newly renovated and re-opened Angelica's. The sprawling venue can accommodate any mood or weather report with two different indoor dining rooms outfitte ... More >>
SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition Boxing Room's chef, Justin Simoneaux, brings a California sensibility to traditional Cajun dishes -- fried oyster salad with arugula and fennel, gulf flounder with tasso and green garlic -- but for his dirty rice, h ... More >>
Kahley EmersonNon-Stop Bhangra at Rickshaw Stop Non-Stop Bhangra Seven Year Anniversary Rickshaw Stop Oct. 15, 2011 Better than: Sweating it out at a Bikram yoga studio It all started in the 14th Century. Bored wheat farmers in Punjab (a region in Northern India and Pakistan) created a danc ... More >>
Who knew? It turns out that plotting the destruction of the Great Satan may not have been the only thing that brought joy to recently deceased terrorist Osama bin Laden. The news wires are exploding with the revelation that a trove of porn was discovered in the al-Qaeda leader's Pakistan compound ... More >>
Meet Sohaib Athar. Until very recently, he's quietly used Twitter to tell about his life as an IT consultant living in Pakistan under the name @ReallyVirtual. On early Sunday morning, however, he seemingly (and unknowingly) Tweeted the assassination of Osama Bin Laden, as it happened, in Abbo ... More >>
Heave a sigh of relief, Bay Area residents. The Khapra beetle, an invasive and "extremely destructive" arthropod, has been foiled -- for now -- in its evil designs upon the human race's grain silos by agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).In a news release today, CBP announced that ... More >>
Christopher VictorioRoger Waters performed The Wall at Oracle Arena Friday night.Roger Waters' 'The Wall' December 3, 2010@ Oracle Arena Better than: A hippie-dippy stoner protest. We don't need no education We don't need no thought control We sang the anthem as school kids. In bong-fuele ... More >>
James Brown lives on in the spirit of Sila Mutungi and the Afrofunk ExperienceNow that we're done stuffing our faces with garlic fries and hot dogs for the World Series, it's time to start stuffing our faces for world peace -- or at least, world improvement. On November 19th and 20th, Club Dine I ... More >>
Dear Anna, I've got several friends who are great in person, but terrible on Facebook. They leave long, unwitty comments that nobody wants clogging their inbox. Is there any way to gently nudge them towards good comment etiquette? Or, failing that, persuade them not to comment at all? I don ... More >>
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