Phoenix Mac DeMarco Monday, April 1, 2013 The Independent Better than: Watching Phoenix play on a giant LCD screen from a mile away. Later this month, Phoenix will headline the second night of Coachella, playing for about 80,000 people. A few months after that, the band will get virtually top bill ... More >>
San Francisco is one of the best places in the world to drink young wines, particularly those with attitude, from many different places. Sommeliers here are passionate and their wine lists reflect it. We don't have many older wines on lists because restaurants turn over so quickly that they don't ... More >>
For years, SFoodie has found it impossible to visit the Alemany Farmers' Market without gawking at Rosa de Santis's citrus stand. Her cara caras and oro blanco grapefruit are positively mundane -- there are boxes of sweet limes and nobbly Seville oranges to paw through and smell, and up on the ca ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from Golden State thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. 666 Author: Salem Kirban Date: 1970 Publisher: Salem Kirban, Inc. Discovered at: Community Thrift, 623 Valencia The Cover Promises: The best way t ... More >>
Ellen HuetAfter five people were arrested Sunday at Justin Herman Plaza, Occupy SF protesters gathered at City Hall Tuesday afternoon to tell Mayor Ed Lee and the Board of Supervisors to just leave them alone. Tuesday's affair was nothing quite like what Rome experienced over the weekend, rather ... More >>
For the last four weeks, Occupy Wall Street has stirred the American conscious with its we-hate-big-banks protests, which has spread to San Francisco and cities across the nation. But on Saturday, the unrest over the financial disparity went global, with protesters marching in cities from San Franci ... More >>
Photos by Alanna HaleEight months ago, executive chef Liza Shaw left the popular Marina restaurant A16. David Taylor, formerly chef de cuisine, has quietly slipped into her place, marking his first time as executive chef. Most recently serving as sous chef at XYZ restaurant in the W Hotel fo ... More >>
Joseph SchellChris Keating of YeasayerYeasayer Smith Westerns May 26, 2011 @ The Fillmore Better Than: Every other afternoon set at the Pitchfork Music Festival Indie rock bands like Yeasayer are a dime a dozen on the modern touring circuit. Feel like augmenting the typical guitar, bass and ... More >>
Chicago has deep-dish pizza. Florida has key lime pie. And don't mess with Texas; it's got a real zeal for barbecue. But what if someone or somewhere else took credit for your favorite regional food? It's a full-on food fight. SFoodie is finally going to settle the score in the 10 most heated food d ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Another zesty David Chang interview. If I was a food writer in New York, I would beg Momofuku's David Chang for an interview every week. Is his food a culinary revolution? Is he ... More >>
Pauline's Pizza, the little yellow pizzeria on Valencia that still feels hidden away from the Mission's main restaurant strip, is celebrating its 25th anniversary next Tuesday. And while its pies, with their crackly crusts and seasonal toppings, resemble anything you'll find at Pizzeria Delfina ... More >>
Blue Bottle Coffee Co.Rendering of Blue Bottle's proposed coffee trailer and its site in Dolores Park.Organizers of tonight's community meeting at Dolores Park Church to discuss Rec and Park's vendor plans for Dolores Park are finalizing the final agenda. And while representatives of would-be ... More >>
Rusty Anderson has learned a lot playing with Paul McCartney.
by Patrick Connors www.fixitordeal.wordpress.comEveryone loves the shish For those of you not keeping up, the hot gay dish this Pride season is the GetEqual shish kebab. The group responsible for the attention grabbing stunts at the White House and at Barbara Boxer fundraisers in California h ... More >>
Joyo Velarde is taking a break from being everybody's back-up singer. After incessant touring with Jurassic 5, the Living Legend Crew, Blackalicious, Michael Franti, Zion I, Ozomatli, and husband Lyrics Born, among many others, the classically-trained, Pleasanton-based, Quannum Projects vocalist ... More >>
Missing the opportunity to do so at San Francisco's Goldman Sachs' tech conference earlier today, Apple has yet to clarify guidelines as to why over 5,000 apps were removed from its App store this weekend. As is the case with most news about Apple, the Internet has responded to the most easily acces ... More >>
Simple but good Italian food is tucked away in a second-story room.
You can do worse than Panta Rei's swinging decor and homemade pasta, but you can also do better.
How the Americans fared at Cannes.
Enjoying pizza in several locations, including between covers
Feeding four hungry Spring Break-ers on Pittsburgh-style sandwiches and Singaporean street food
Personal and interesting regional cooking (and wine) on Belden Place
The crunchy crust at the venerable Tommaso's still delights us
Combining moviegoing with appropriate meals increases our pleasure
A strategy for eating near the San Francisco International Film Festival
How William Newsom's pipeline into the Getty fortune has put money -- lots of it -- in his politically ambitious son's pocket
Morton's of Chicago