Jake Godby of Humphry Slocombe has been doing Truck Stop Cafe for a while, a semi-monthly pop-up at Mission gay bar Truck where he serves the "Last Meal Blue-Plate Specials" -- the final request of death row prisoners. Tonight the spotlight's on the Lonely Hearts Killer Martha Beck, whose last meal ... More >>
Yesterday, we made loud wailing noises, followed by a series of frantic sobs, when we heard that Das Racist was breaking up. Why so sad? Well, put simply, there's never been anything quite like Das Racist before. And it's doubtful that anyone coming after will have quite the same delicious combinati ... More >>
A couple weeks ago, Decibal's arrival in Seattle made me question why the Bay Area doesn't have some big electronic dance music festival of its own. I'm still wondering as we ease our way out of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass and towards the Treasure Island Music Festival. And while last week's festiviti ... More >>
Mat Honan of Wired is a better man than me. In exchange for his promise not to prosecute, he got the hacker who ruined his digital life to talk to him. If it were me, I might have left my need to know the details of the attack, along with my inherent desire to tell a good story, to one side so that ... More >>
Chippy Nonstop would like to be sponsored by Lays. Specifically, she would happily get a Flamin' Hot Lays tattoo if the brand came on board and sponsored her lifestyle. If you've been following Chippy's moves of late, you'll know that this lifestyle largely involves partying to the point of getting ... More >>
Dave MP is new to San Francisco but it hasn't taken him much time to note the stretch of Mission between Cortland and Cesar Chavez is sadly underrated, especially in the food department. As Bernalwood points out today, Dave MP has pledged to chomp his way through the strip, investig-eating the ov ... More >>
Man v. Food, the outer Mission editionCross-posted on The Snitch.Dave MP is new to San Francisco but it hasn't taken him much time to note the stretch of Mission between Cortland and Cesar Chavez is sadly underrated, especially in the food department. As Bernalwood points out today, Dav ... More >>
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Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.
1. Healthful chain meals take off. I've scoffed off the "healthy" options on the menus of chain restaurants as the dietetics equivalent of greenwashing. But USA Today just reported t ... More >>
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Better than: Dancing to Tina Turner alone in your room.
The members of Brooklyn hip-hop outfit Das Racist are masters of mixing the ignorant with the intelligent without being too pretentious or ir ... More >>
Just so's you know, Novamex: San Francisco hates you right now.Yesterday, Mission Mission posted more details about the forced name change that Los Jarritos ― you know, the 22-year-old Mission restaurant with the colorful decor and great breakfasts ― has undergone. In March, the Bay Guardian ... More >>
ZannySo you think you're pretty skilled at making mixes for your pals? Or perhaps you're just looking for a hottie with similar taste in doom metal? SF Mixtape Society is an open-to-the-public club for folks who enjoy making music mixes...on a theme. Back in January, 123 lovingly-crafted comps tr ... More >>
locallemons.comWhat, no blue clamshell box?Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Fusswich: First the Big Mac, then Pizza Hut's stuffed-crust pepperoni. Last week, Berkeley blog Local Lemons took on the Filet-O-Fish sandwich for its Fast Food Slow series ― a locavore re-engineering of chain r ... More >>
Wallpaper.'s remix of Das Racist's hilarious fast food anthem "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell" was one of my top singles of 2009. But grabbing the local producer's revision involved far too much Google hunting. Now Wallpaper.'s offering that gem, along with his other party-starting remixes ( ... More >>
Local LemonsThe Local Lemons redo: homemade mozzarella, Molinari salami, and organic pizza sauce.Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Gather 'round the good stuff!: Following her Slow Food takes on the Big Mac and the McNugget, Allison of Berkeley food blog Local Lemons takes on Pizza Hut ― ... More >>
This is the sound of "panic attack rap," of "Internet thug rap," of Das Racist, the duo of mad geniuses behind "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell." This time the Brooklyn dudes are lost in space, hitting White Castle, American Apparel, and the psychedelic side of their minds, as the screen f ... More >>