While the suburban residents of Concord try to deal with that wayward camel at commute time, the quiet folks in Albany are battling their own random creatures. We came across this fun news item this morning from CBS, which explains how a dozen or so wild turkeys are overrunning the small town of ... More >>
Awwww well this is kind of adorable. Apparently 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is a professed fan of Red Robin, and the chain has taken out an ad in the Chronicle offering him free food for life if the 49ers win the Super Bowl on Sunday. Even better, Red Robins in the Bay Area will be offering 2 ... More >>
Earlier this month, Norman Montalvo, of Concord, pleaded guilty to bid-rigging at foreclosure auctions. He was the 26th person the FBI has caught since the agency began investigating real estate foreclosure auctions sometime during the housing crisis. Bid-rigging occurs when real estate investors c ... More >>
By ELIZABETH GARONE Full disclosure. Growing up in the '80s, I was not a big Def Leppard fan and never even considered going to one of their concerts. But two-and-a-half decades later came the irresistible bait: the ticket plus a pre-party at a gorgeous Alameda home with alcohol and catered food ... More >>
Brasserie S&P at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel is officially set to open on Monday the 18th with a unique gin and tonic focused cocktail program: Patrons can customize the perfect gin & tonic for themselves by selecting one of 31 different gins (most accompanied by tasting notes), choice of tonic wate ... More >>
The day has come for the James Beard Foundation to announce the semifinalists for the 2012 Restaurant Awards. As SFoodie has written before, the finals can resemble the Oscars in that they're often career awards rather than a measure of how the nominees are performing at this very moment. Tha ... More >>
Marc Fiorito, GammaNine PhotographyThe bad news about Cocktail Week is that events are starting to sell out. The good news is twofold: tickets are still available for many, and more events are being added, so keep an eye out here for the latest. Tickets still available Bay Area Distillers P ... More >>
Kreayshawn's "Gucci Gucci" is 2011's most divisive rap song. It's seen the leader of the White Girl Mob subjected to a cascade of commentary about her lyrics, her image, and her place in hip-hop -- although DJ Two Stacks' contribution to the "Gucci Gucci" phenomenon has gone largely overlook ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Marie Callender's evokes images of pies rotating in a display case, country cottage decor, and portions that don't skimp on calories. And now, without warning, many of those pie display cases have gone da ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanSlow Hand's Texas-style barbecue ribs. I tasted Dan Frengs' extraordinary ribs at last month's New Taste Marketplace, but Frengs' Slow Hand BBQ stand also shows up outside Mission bars The Homestead and Dirty Thieves and, farther afield, the Concord, Walnut Creek, and Brentwood f ... More >>
Late for dinnerUpdate 6 p.m.: BART trains are running on time. Go home before there is another mechanical breakdown.Original Story 2:39 p.m.:BART trains are running late, and they are expected to be even later by the time you leave work. The transit agency is reporting 10-to-15-minute delays on a ... More >>
There have been a few constants in humanity's aspirations: finding out if we're all alone in the universe, immortality, and successfully getting meat to work in a cocktail. The latter is remarkably delicate work. Go too far in the meat direction and it can get gross (and yes, for vegans and vegeta ... More >>
Annie JessemanSt. George's latest batch of single malt whisky is its best yet.Cocktails and hot drinks rule the holiday season, but there's something just as festive, not to mention warming: a glass of a special brandy or whiskey. The Bay Area's expanding roster of artisanal spirits producers ... More >>
Neither LeBron nor Giselle will be here, sadly. LeBron James may be famously taking his talents to South Beach, but he's filming his soda commercial in North Beach. Joe DiMaggio Park -- named for a prickly athlete who didn't stab his hometown in the back via a callous, nationally televised debacl ... More >>
chuck l./YelpPublic House is the rare place offering World Series food specials ― some of them geared toward Rangers fans.With AT&T Park in the national spotlight Wednesday for Game One of the World Series, you'd think South Beach restaurants would be busting out specials oozing with Fear t ... More >>
Tamara PalmerChez Papa Resto's watermelon agua fresca.We got to the SF Street Food Fest early on Saturday, ready to eat, but we didn't expect to find so many tasty beverages on offer. How refreshing it was to bypass cans of Coke for rose milk (Azalina's Malaysian), mint-lime soda (Aziza), pur ... More >>
This week, let's check in on the heterosThe National Organization for Marriage is on a month-long, 23-city tour in the U.S. to promote heterosexual supremacy. During the tour, NOM is depicting itself as the victim of a campaign similar to the one they are engaged in to marginalize and defame LGBT ... More >>
Charles McAleer-BonillaThe San Francisco Police Department is announcing that DNA evidence ties a suspected bank robber and kidnapper who recently died in a shootout with the Sacramento Sheriff's Department to the April stabbing death of San Franciscan Charles McAleer-Bonilla in Noe Valley.
Not the winner Rich in cultural, technological and pharmaceutical history, the Bay Area is now justly famous for facial hair. A man from Concord -- that's in the East Bay, kids -- won first prize in the country's first-ever National Beard and Moustache Championships.
Not the actual dog, no...The Antioch man accused of beating his girlfriend, breaking into her apartment, and hanging her Jack Russell terrier puppy to death with an electric cord was arraigned yesterday. He was given a May 13 date to next appear in court in Martinez for a "further arraignment," a ... More >>
J. BirdsallKosher crash: Boccalone prosciutto ice cream with Manischewitz sorbet.Yesterday ― Day Three of Hanukkah ― we found ourselves at Humphry Slocombe (2790 Harrison at 24th St.), facing perhaps the most perverse juxtaposition of frozen goodness this godless city has ever conceived: ... More >>
FashionistI love that Emma was in a mac'n'cheese contest. I love that she is wearing a gold pasta necklace to commemorate the experience. I love her red clogs. I love...Emma? [Fashionist]In other S.F. street fashion news: Oh. No. [SF Citizen]This is the way we wash our streets, wash our streets, ... More >>
A Contra Costa County woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Kaiser Permanente in federal court in San Francisco, claiming the health care provider double-charged her co-pay in a case that her attorney says could affect "hundreds, potentially thousands" of policyholders who've reco ... More >>
Foundation Fighting Blindness' "Dining in the Dark" event at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco was a fundraiser for the organization's groundbreaking research in the field of degenerative eye diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and macular degeneration, which collectively affect over 10 m ... More >>
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