Let's get one thing straight: Mark Bittman is not a vegan. The first thing he does, sitting down to breakfast at a beautifully curated vegan feast while on tour to promote his mostly-vegan eating manifesto, is demand some dairy.
"What do you say we send this whole vegan thing to hell and get some ... More >>
Yesterday, we made loud wailing noises, followed by a series of frantic sobs, when we heard that Das Racist was breaking up. Why so sad? Well, put simply, there's never been anything quite like Das Racist before. And it's doubtful that anyone coming after will have quite the same delicious combinati ... More >>
A couple weeks ago, Decibal's arrival in Seattle made me question why the Bay Area doesn't have some big electronic dance music festival of its own. I'm still wondering as we ease our way out of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass and towards the Treasure Island Music Festival. And while last week's festiviti ... More >>
Where: Omnivore Books on Food
When: Thu, Oct. 4, 6-7 p.m.
Author Jeffrey Pilcher will be reading from and discussing his new book, Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food. In it, Pilcher undergoes a comprehensive historical quest for the origins and evolution of the taco, tracing ... More >>
Each week, we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with food TV. This week, 3 Days to Open, a one-hour show about empires crumbling to dust, Fridays at 10 p.m. on the Food Network.
In the past few years the Food Network's programming moved from the time-honored strategy of having people c ... More >>
Chippy Nonstop would like to be sponsored by Lays. Specifically, she would happily get a Flamin' Hot Lays tattoo if the brand came on board and sponsored her lifestyle. If you've been following Chippy's moves of late, you'll know that this lifestyle largely involves partying to the point of getting ... More >>
San Francisco has gotten used to thinking of itself as a remote outpost in the Mexican diaspora, since our lively but embattled Mexican American community is dwarfed by much larger ones in Los Angeles and the Southwest. But according to this week's cover story, written by Gustavo Arellano, San Franc ... More >>
We wrote yesterday about how holes were popping up in Deborah Perez' Wednesday claim that her father was the Zodiac Killer. Well, if a picture is worth 1,000 words, then the following snapshots say legions. Steve Huff, who writes for our sister publication True Crime Report, obtained the following p ... More >>
Does Gavin Newsom turn into Stalin when the moon is full?
By Benjamin Wachs
(This is State of the Citysode III: The Environment. Click here for Part II: Education, and Part 1: Health Care)
00:00 - Gavin begins philosophically. "I like to say that the world's consumption is the sum of all loc ... More >>
Tricia Sullivan fled her Southern Oregon hometown and the confines of her family in April. Arriving in San Francisco, she melded with the street community of young castoffs, misfits, and rebels. Phoning home, she lied and told her dad she was in New Yor