The cops are combing the area near the Polk Gulch neighborhood looking for two carjackers who are still on the loose after leading police on a high-speed chase through the city. According to ABC News, the CHP spotted the stolen Nissan Versa at about 3 a.m. near Union Street and Van Ness. The cops ... More >>
American craft cider has been enjoying something of a Renaissance these days -- a market once dominated by UK imports like Magners and Strongbow now has plenty of stateside competition. It was only a matter of time before someone dreamed up a bar devoted entirely to cider, and a few months ago it be ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. If you're a fan of Boogaloos's brunch -- but not so much of the wait -- then consider heading to Philip Bellber's other restaurant: Parada 22. The team behind the Haight restaurant shares that they'll be ... More >>
Man killed, but what happened?Update (noon): Officer Albie Esparza called us back and said that the man's body was so badly decomposed that the medical examiner has to run forensics tests to determine the race, age, and cause of death. Officers are unsure when the man was killed or how long his b ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Grub Street reveals that a new farmers' market might come with a side of dominatrix, after The Examiner reported that porn company Kink.com is looking to turn the old Armory at Mission and 14th Street int ... More >>
Battlehooch: They've made it this far, haven't they?No matter how you feel about "shapeshifting orchestral rock-and-roll" sextet Battlehooch and their adoring legions of nubile Battlehoochies, you have to admit that the rough-and-tumble rude mechanics know a thing or two about making a name in a ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Urban Daddy is first to call an opening day ― Friday ― for The Brixton (2140 Union, at Webster, 409-1114, brixtonsf.com). The pitch: Britrock-themed bar with pubby-sounding food from Michel ... More >>
Kevin Y./YelpPrime viewing for the Polk Street parade.The place: Parrilla, 1760 Polk (at Washington), 359-1212 The hours: Daily, 4-7 p.m. The deals: $9 pitchers of sangria and margaritas; $2 draft Dos Equis The digs: Friendly, fun-loving hangout with live music, dancing, Wednesday night ... More >>
Jen SiskaAicha's kefta tagine (right).An early nibble from the Weekly's Wednesday food review. Little Aicha (1303 Polk at Bush) showed up in Polk Gulch last June, in the space where De Afghanan Kabob House once ruled. SF Weekly restaurant critic showed up, too, working her way through a ser ... More >>
Via: Babette C. on YelpLoving Cup is a soda fountain for the new millennium, a bright, clean-lined Polk Gulch storefront specializing not in malted milks and hot fudge sundaes but the more healthful pleasures of smoothies, frozen yogurt and...rice pudding. Rice pudding rich in comfort but not calori ... More >>
New Year's Eve is a holiday when everyone seems willing to get gouged: event prices rocket to high heaven while the Devil steals your wallet through a hole in the floor. But some of us prefer fiscal responsibility to go with our twelfth-month tippling (everything in moderation, folks!) and thus we ... More >>
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