John BirdsallSandwich cookies from Sweet Constructions are half-off this week via Yelp.Let's hope you didn't give up sugar for Lent. This week Yelp has partnered up with sweets pushers all over the city to brighten your smile (while destroying your teeth). Participating shops, many of them S ... More >>
Marco E./YelpPersian New Year at Zaré at Fly Trap
Where: Zaré at Fly Trap, 606 Folsom (at Second St.), 243-0580
When: Sun.-Tues., Mar. 20-22, 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $85; $35 for optional wine pairing
The rundown: Between St. Patty's Day and Purim, we hope you didn't forget that Persian New Ye ... More >>
Janice V./YelpOff the Grid returns to Fort Mason Center. See Fri., Mar. 18.Craving more? Scroll through additional listings here.
Fri., Mar. 18:
Whole Beast Supper Club Rabbit Tasting
La Victoria Mexican Bakery and Café, 2937 24th St. (at Alabama), Seatings at 6:15 and 9 p.m.
Pop-up chef an ... More >>
Alex HochmanFrom left: Hamantaschen from House of Bagels, Cinderella Bakery, and Noe Valley Bakery, traditionally eaten at Purim, which starts Saturday at sundown.Purim isn't exactly a well-known Jewish holiday, so for the goyim, we offer a quick recap with Star Wars references to make it eas ... More >>
His origin has been traced to 1661...At first, the notion of pinpointing the very day Jewish humor was born sounds every bit as crazy as Bishop James Ussher claiming the world was created on Sunday, Oct. 23, 4004 B.C. But U.C. Berkeley theater professor Mel Gordon tracing the origin of Jewish hum ... More >>
Nina LaoPearl's Kitchen's Jon and Lauren Bowne.In the fast moving, trend-bending world of San Francisco street food, is it possible that one of the most talked-about operations of 2010 was ideologically inspired by Jewish grandparents? In the case of Pearl's Kitchen, the nine-month-old corned ... More >>