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    April 16, 2014

    Taxi Cab Hits Woman in Union Square

    View Larger Map Police are at the scene of another pedestrian collision where a woman in her 60s was hit by a taxi cab as she walked through Union Square today. Officer Gordon Shyy says police were called to the intersection of Bush and Stockton streets at about 12:36 p.m. regarding a collision b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    Man Clinging to Life After Being Brutally Beaten by Three Guys

    An unidentified man is in critical condition today after he was viciously attacked near Union Square this weekend. According to police, a witness called the cops at about 11:45 p.m. on Friday after seeing three men beating the victim -- and possibly robbing him. When police arrived at the scene, l ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 9, 2013
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    January 2, 2013
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    December 14, 2012

    Parallel 37 Throws Egg Nog and Ugly Sweater Party

    Egg Nog and Ugly Sweater Party Where: Parallel 37, 600 Stockton (at California), 773-6168 When: Mon., Dec. 17, 5-7 p.m. Cost: Free The rundown: Ugly sweater parties are a certified national phenomenon, a trend that has begun to outpace even the adult prom in prominence. The Ritz-Carlton's lively y ... More >>

  • Music

    October 24, 2012
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    October 22, 2012

    Violent Weekend in San Francisco: Four Killed, Elderly Woman Beaten

    It was a bloody weekend in San Francisco, where four people were stabbed and shot to death and a 94-year-old woman was brutally attacked in broad daylight. We already reported earlier this morning two of the homicides that happened on Saturday. In the first incident, 19-year-old Jose Escobar wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Drink of the Week: P37 Mary at Parallel 37

    The first thing that you'll notice as you take a sip of the P37 Mary ($14, ancho chili infused vodka, lemon, olive juice, house made tomato water, celery-habañero shrub, fresno chili pickling liquid, pickled vegetables, smoked salt rim) is how much finesse the drink has. Parallel 37 bar manager Cam ... More >>

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    December 28, 2011
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    December 21, 2011
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    November 4, 2011

    Filling Your Tray Full of Dim Sum at Wing Sing Is Easier Than Finding a Seat

    Jonathan KauffmanAll this, plus jook, for $8.85.​Rice Plate Journal is a yearlong project to canvas Chinatown, block by block, discovering the good, the bad, and the hopelessly mediocre. Maximum entrée price: $10. As I leave Pacific behind and start moving down Jackson Street, it becomes clear R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Veggie Burgers & Beers in Berkeley!

    ​What: Burgers & Beers for the Animals Where: Pyramid Brewery and Alehouse When: Sun., October 23, 6-10 p.m. Cost: $15 The rundown: It's a benefit party for Stockton's Harvest Home Sanctuary, a big-ass awesome rescue ranch for animals. The evening will mainly involve eating tasty vegan bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Petals, a Floral Farewell by The Dining Room at the Ritz-Carlton

    Tamara Palmer​After 20 years, The Dining Room at the Ritz-Carlton will close for an extended beauty sleep and extreme makeover, from which it will emerge impossibly fresh and new, a more casual experience and concept in contrast to the hours-long, multi-course tasting menus that are a current ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Mee Mee's Cow Ears and Coin Cookies, the Horror of Bycatch

    ​ Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. Mee Mee Bakery's macaroons.​1. Mee Mee's sweets. Rice Plate Journal, my block-by-block survey of Chinatown restaurants, is finally hitting the dense restaurant zone of Powell an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Free Punch and Cake: Burritt Room Celebrates First Year in Sweet 16 Style

    uglyagnes/flickrPunch!​Crescent Hotel First Year Celebration Where: Burritt Room, 417 Stockton (at Sutter), inside the Crescent Hotel When: Sat., June 4, 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Cost: Free Bols Genever punch 7 p.m.-9 p.m., no host bar The rundown: The Crescent hotel and the Burritt Room -- this y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Muni Driver Assaulted with Skateboard, Police Arrest Three Teens

    Skating right on down to juvenile hall ​Skateboarding might not be a crime, but hitting your bus driver with a skateboard is. Police booked three teenagers today on suspicion of assaulting a Muni driver after boarding a bus near Chinatown. According to police, the three teens got onto the 30 Stock ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Zeitgeist Finally Does Away With the Honey Pots, Monroe Opens Soon

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Eater SF and SFist bring good news and bad news: Zeitgeist is finally replacing the Porta-Potties in the beer garden with actual bathrooms. The bad news: The bar is closing until Feb. 14 in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Car Crashes Into Virgin Megastore (VIDEO)

    The Virgin Megastore in San Francisco is long-closed -- but it's still getting drive-through traffic. Last night, for reasons not yet clear, a driver plowed into the massive, abandoned storefront at the corner of Market and Stockton. 

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Virgin Megastore Crash a Hit-and-Run

    Earlier today, we reported on a motorist careening through the abandoned Virgin Records megastore on Sutter and Market. It turns out this wasn't a statement about Virgin Records so much as a hit-and-run incident involving a big rig truck. Based on accounts from the driver and eyewitnesses, the San F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Craft Spells, Brewer of Magical Bedroom Pop, Talks Shamanism and the Evils of Suburbs

    Craft Spells plays Milk Bar on November 11'th​ Between widely accessible studio programs and the Internet, the bedroom is becoming a semi-pro recording studio and distribution center. If you haven't noticed the positive effect this has had on prodigy songwriters yet, turn your ears to Craft Spell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Turn! Turn! Turn! at Campton Place, a Mint Julep for Fall

    Tamara Palmer​Campton Place is marking the fall season with new cocktails including Turn! Turn! Turn! The Byrdsian take on a ginger mint julep has Belvedere vodka, Domaine Canton ginger liqueur, fresh mint, lime, and a splash of sparkling cava. Burned many times by unbalanced, overly minty jul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Zero Zero Does Lunch, Schweet Boks Keeps Its Lid Shut

    ​ ​The past 72 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Eater SF reports that the Emeryville Trader Vic's (9 Anchor Drive), which closed in late April to remodel, is set to reopen on Sept. 23. Its 632 Facebook friends will be overjoyed. Per I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Free Mixtape for Free Show Thursday at Milk Bar

    Skeletal System​ Ain't no tickets left for the LCD Soundsystem show on Thursday, so indie fans looking for a good time that night shouldn't need a helluva lot of carrot-waving to hit up the solid bill of up-and-comers playing for free (with RSVP) at Milk Bar. But just in case you do, show promoter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Follow Pavement's Example and Support Stockton

    Marcus RothStockton boys Pavement in 1999​Pavement, the beloved slacker indie rock band, recently added a show in its hometown of Stockton to this year's headline-grabbing reunion tour. Stephen Malkmus, Scott "Spiral Stairs" Kannberg, and co. will play the Bob Hope Theatre on Thursday, June 24, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Great Buns, Batman!: Your SFoodie Lunch Planner

    J. KauffmanBigger than a CD, fatter than a grapefruit.​Fri., Feb. 19, 2010Just as the single-camera setup has revitalized the sitcom, so the one-bun lunch may reinvigorate your day, oh FiDi worker. The one bun to rule them all can be found at Yong Kee, one of a dozen old-school Cantonese bakeries ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Craigslist Alert: Score 50-Pound Cases of Nuts the FDA Says Will Kill You

    CraigslistTasty -- but deadly.​Trout amandine is a classic preparation, perhaps a particularly popular one now that trout has become such a hot choice for economically and ecologically inclined chefs. Fans of the dish will be happy to know a Stockton farmer has a few 50-pound cases of shelled, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    A Pizza for Purists, Obsessives, and Geeks: A SFoodie Lunch Planner

    acchen/FlickrAre you serious? Proofing boxes made from American wood?​Tuesday, November 10, 2009 To hell with your all-purpose unbleached: Tony Gemignani serves up pies for fetishists. Take the Margherita: that's San Felice flour in the dough, which rises in wood boxes likewise imported from ... More >>

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    August 18, 2009

    Big Inside, the Anti-Chevys, and Garret Cool: A Foodie Day Planner

    ​Tuesday, August 18, 2009 Let's do lunch: It's worn and tiny, but the handmade dumplings make you feel huge inside. SF Weekly restaurant critic Meredith Brody recommends the Shanghai soup dumplings, scallion pancake, and cucumber salad at Kingdom of Dumplings, 1713 Taraval (at 27th Ave.), 56 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Flip Out for Free This Saturday at Ben & Jerry's in Union Square

    Ben & Jerry's certainly doesn't have to invent anything new to hold our interest, but luckily they're excited enough about their new concoction they'll be slinging it for free this Saturday, July 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Macy's Cellar (170 O'Farrell at Stockton). Flipped Out! is a new porta ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 8, 2009
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    January 1, 2009

    San Francisco Dine About Town 2009

    San Francisco's eighth annual Dine About Town takes place from January 15 to 31. Participating restaurants will offer three-course lunches ($21.95) and/or dinners ($34.95), which might be a good opportunity to try a place that might be normally a little bit further out of financial reach. A small ta ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 16, 2008

    When Tourists Hit the Beach

    You can do worse than Panta Rei's swinging decor and homemade pasta, but you can also do better.

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008
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    January 10, 2007

    Battleship Down

    The USS Iowa was once considered a lock as a San Francisco tourist attraction. So why is the historic warship rusting in Suisun Bay?

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    May 11, 2005
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    May 11, 2005
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    May 11, 2005
  • Dining

    January 19, 2005

    The Ladies' Delight

    Neiman Marcus' refurbished Rotunda prices its fancy fare like the Manolos downstairs

  • News

    December 17, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of December 17, 2003

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    May 14, 2003
  • Dining

    August 29, 2001

    Dim - Sum

    Stop, Hop & Roll

  • Dining

    December 6, 2000

    Nosh Till You Drop

    Union Square noshes

  • Dining

    July 5, 2000

    Side Dish

    Coffee Klatch; Curtain Going Up; Time for a Diet?; Fan Appreciation Day; Leftovers

  • News

    June 14, 2000

    Dog Bites

    Burn Rate; Return of the Mission Yuppie Eradication Project

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 17, 2000

    Best Postcard Store

    Quantity Postcards

  • Dining

    February 23, 2000

    Side Dish

    Fuzion, To All My Friends, Hold the Croutons, Harry's Helpful Hints (Revisited), Buzz of the Week

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