Where: SF Belle, Hornblower Yacht (remains docked), Pier 3 Embarcadero
When: Sat., April 6th, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Cost: $120, tickets available online
The Rundown: Perhaps it's a reaction to the Atkins Diet era, a slingshot effect that took our national focus from avoidance of grain products to a fetishi ... More >>
Screw exercise, researchers have found a lazy way to improve your health: Cuddling.
That's right, nestling up next to someone -- anyone -- will not only make you feel loved, but will lower your blood pressure, your heart rate, and generally do away with all that yucky stress, according to research ... More >>
Included in the extensive menu at the 25-year-old Indian restaurant New Delhi is a monthly special called "Curries, Chutneys & Cocktails." It's both a good value and a potential source of inspiration for your own home cooking.
- New Delhi Marks a Quarter Century in Business
New Delhi Restaurant's 25th Anniversary Party
Where: New Delhi Restaurant, 160 Ellis (at Cyril Magnin), 397-8470
When: Sun., Nov. 18, 6-9 p.m.
Cost: $40 suggested donation (email email@example.com to RSVP your attendance)
The rundown: A quarter century of business near Union Square has ... More >>
In many ways, without AIDS, there would be no medical marijuana. But there could be a twist, according to new research: With medical marijuana (or synthetic marijuana-like compounds), there could be less AIDS.Researchers believe there's a link between cannabis use -- or at least drugs that share ... More >>
Sometimes it's hard to refrain from going libertarian. Okay, not really, but whenever governments try to pass or enforce absolutely clueless, sledgehammer-blunt laws governing the Internet, it's a challenge not to simply give up hope that enough politicians will ever understand the basic concepts ... More >>
Fielding your questions about dining out in 21st-century Bay Area restaurants. Have one? Email me.
San Francisco diners are expected to become practiced at a variety of eating implements in a seemingly infinite variety of combinations. So I wasn't surprised to get asked this question:
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Courtesy dosasf.comThe paper dosa from Dosa on Valencia.Before the Tenderloin became the Tandoorloin a decade ago, Indian food in San Francisco was a restrained, almost elegant affair. Linens and goblets, muted sauces, rather doctrinaire menus of tandoori chicken and mixed vegetable sabzi. A wave ... More >>
A startling study from UCSF. The recently published UCSF study illuminates a startling trend: Indian immigrant women are using reproductive technologies and liberal abortion policies in the United States to abort female fetuses, acting on cultural pressure from their family to bear only son ... More >>
Proxy Indian/FlickrIndian chai walla.Art of Chai Class
Where: Mission Creek Kitchen, 550 Alabama (at Mariposa)
When: Sat., April 16, 2-4:30 p.m.
The rundown: The Starbucks chai latte you slurp like a soda from the jumbo cupholder in your Wrangler? Not exactly in line with India ... More >>
djrajah/FlickrSoul Cocina's Roger FeelyThe ninth installment of the Outside In street-food and music parties has been dubbed Outside India: not only Indian-inspired cooking, but beats from DJs Amar, Jimmy Love, and Suresh from popular monthly club
Non-Stop Bhangra. Body movements courtesy of ... More >>
James Brown lives on in the spirit of Sila Mutungi and the Afrofunk ExperienceNow that we're done stuffing our faces with garlic fries and hot dogs for the World Series, it's time to start stuffing our faces for world peace -- or at least, world improvement. On November 19th and 20th, Club Dine I ... More >>
Meet the new landlordThe California Public Utilities Commission's San Francisco headquarters is among 11 state buildings that will soon be owned by a consortium made up of investment groups hailing from Houston, Los Angeles and Mumbai, the state Department of General Services Reported today.The b ... More >>
Local dubstep/bass music producer Kush Arora has long had his eyes and ears set far from standard American music. Throughout the four-plus years Kush has been crafting his eclectic tunes, he has kept a strong focus on the international styles and instruments from such locales as Jamaica, Africa, ... More >>