A few years back, Dmitri SFC's studio had been robbed, his girlfriend of seven years had left him, and he was depressed.
"I needed more gear to make music again for my own sanity," says the DJ, producer, and poster child for Groove, the 2000 movie about the San Francisco rave scene. He didn't have ... More >>
Albert Law/porkbellystudioHalu's tontoro (left) and bacon-wrapped mochi.SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Most studio apartments are bigger than Shigemi and Mimi Komiyama's tiny, personal restaurant, and signs of Shigemi's adoration of t ... More >>
Erik OttoJapan Fundraiser
Where: Fabric8, 3318 22nd St. (at Valencia), 647-5888
When: Sun., Apr. 3, noon-5 p.m.
The rundown: The Mission art gallery is selling raffle tickets for art (most pieces created by Japanese or Japanese American artists) and gift certificates (including ... More >>
Jason HenryThe Alembic's Vice Grip."You got your chocolate in my peanut butter!"
"You got your peanut butter in my chocolate!"
Sometimes the sum of a culinary collision is greater than its parts. Over the past couple years, this concept has been thoroughly explored in S.F.'s thriving cockta ... More >>
Helene K./YelpJuban's lychee sho-chu, and in the background, namuru.The place: Juban Yakiniku House, 1581 Webster (at Post), 776-5822
The hours: Mon.-Sat., 5-7 p.m.
The deals: Free appetizer with drink purchase
The digs: Classy Japantown barbecue joint with indirect lighting, sumptuous s ... More >>
Ruben P./YelpBeef sliders.The place: Ponzu, 401 Taylor (at O'Farrell), 775-7979
The hours: Daily, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
The deals: House wines, well drinks, beers, and high-end snacks, all $3 each
The digs: Curvy, colorful retro-moderne party lounge with a low-slung, voluptuous bar area that po ... More >>