Trying to decide on dinner tonight? Weeping silently, as usual, because getting into the still-white-hot State Bird Provisions requires dining-out stamina you simply don't possess? Tonight, my friend, you don't even have to take off your comfy pants to receive SBP chef Stuart Brioza's food for dinne ... More >>
It's a little-disputed fact that some of the city's best sandwiches come from Pal's Takeaway, the tiny counter ensconced in Tony's Market at 24th and Hampshire (though you may remember a few months ago when they were raising Kickstarter funds for a move/expansion; more on that in a moment). Anyway, ... More >>
Sommeliers spend all day with wine, and are a great resource for new finds. They're the "friend on the inside" that can help you suss out the best values on their wine lists. With that in mind, we've come up with a short suite of questions that we're posing to some of our favorite area sommeliers to ... More >>
T-Pain.netRapper T-Pain, famous for his use and endorsement of Auto-Tune technology in his music, has sued Antares, the company that makes Auto-Tune, claiming that it used his image and name in marketing Auto-Tune software without his consent.After three albums and multiple award-winning songs ma ... More >>
Michael Manos was living the same lie that he peddled across the country. But in San Francisco, the truth caught up with him.
Meet the new boss...On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors will vote on a contract that would send tens of millions of dollars in Central Subway project funds to a firm employing the former director of the Municipal Transportation Agency. If approved, the contract will push the total amount of fund ... More >>
Media mogul Dean Singleton is again seeking inroads to San Francisco's daily newspaper market, according to a report today in the Denver Business Journal.Will joint ad sales bring happy days back?Apparently Singleton's MediaNews Group -- owner of legion Bay Area newspapers, including the Oakland ... More >>
Will HarperIf ever you were looking to keep Gavin Newsom away, scare up a picket line Employees of the University of California vociferously protesting proposed fee hikes and furlough days had an unforeseen consequence on the plans of one Mayor Gavin Newsom -- who may or may not have a Santa Clara U ... More >>
The State Bar of California has taken over the law firm of Mitchell Roth, who had, in partnership with convicted felon Paul Noe II, convinced more than 2,000 troubled homeowners to fall for an apparent "foreclosure assistance" scam.The apparent swindle, fist described in the September, 2008 SF Weekl ... More >>
Things Cooks Love: Implements, Ingredients, Recipes is a valuable reference guide of foundational cooking knowledge, from what to keep stocked in the pantry to the best tools to make your ideas come alive in the kitchen. Chef and author Marie Simmons will host a special hour of discussion of her boo ... More >>
(Photo via: sidedish.dmagazine.com) By Meredith Brody OK, so he's cut out the 42-ounce-steak-for-two that he'd tuck into at 3 a.m. And the "legendary feats of consumption" with business partner Mario Batali, with whom he owns many restaurants, including Babbo and Otto in New York: "We would eat.. ... More >>
You've Stolen My Heart
Major news organizations need to snap out of 9/11 emotionalism and ask impolite financial questions about Saudi elites and President Bush
Given that cyberspace is swarming with bots looking to snatch or destroy your data, does it make sense to install a firewall?
As we prepare to retaliate for last week's atrocities, let's take time to be sure of our targets
Willie Brown plays hide-and-seek with his tax returns
Mayor Willie Brown has made official decisions benefiting business entities that are partners in the mayor's own private business endeavors. Is this intersection of Brown's public decisions and private finances a coincidence - or a conflict of interest?
John Burton's 1040s reveal that politics doesn't pay