Times are good for equal-opportunity imbibers. Beers are being aged in all manner of wine and spirits barrels for added complexity. A surge of brews made with grapes are blurring the lines between beer and wine, and some of the city's best bartenders are shaking up all manner of interesting beer coc ... More >>
Some drinks are natural born thirst-shakers. At Txoko, bar manager Jason Brown's Cool Hand Luke Fizz ($11, Fighting Cock Bourbon, Mexican Coca Cola, egg whites, Peychaud's bitters) is a perfect blend of soda fountain nostalgia and whiskey & coke's bracing simplicity. The cocktail tastes like a cro ... More >>
SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition. Kung pao pastrami all started, Anthony Myint says, when Ryan Ostler, the former chef of Broken Record and a southern-food popup at Bruno's, loaned the Mission Chinese Food team a smoker, and Danny Bowien got all exc ... More >>
Alex HochmanCathead's Coca Cola smoked brisket and hot slaw are early signature items After three weeks in action as a brick and mortar operation, former pop-up favorite Cathead's BBQ is settling nicely into the old Big Nate's space. Shortly after an inaugural visit, Sfoodie was magnetically suc ... More >>
Secret weaponA surge in estimated valuation from sales of products such as the iPad has landed Apple at the top of a survey of the world's most valuable brands, displacing fellow Silicon Valley juggernaut Google.Financial-research company Millward Brown set the company's current brand value at $1 ... More >>
Alex HochmanBurger and fries.It's hard not to be smitten with the décor of the new Lower Haight burger spot, Greenburger's. Floor to ceiling front windows let sunlight stream onto pale green walls dotted with planter boxes and family photos. Cool knickknacks, including a vintage working milk ... More >>
Gretchen Robinette MtyMx All Ages Festival of Arts & Music March 20-22 2010 Monterrey, Mexico NY buzz show-promoter Todd P's MtyMx All Ages Festival of Arts & Music, a three-day event in Monterrey, Mexico was scheduled to feature over 80 bands on two stages on the Autocinema Las Tor ... More >>
Meredith Brody Laiola spinoff Tacolicious was serving up tacos inspired by the street. Today saw the kick-off for Ferry Plaza's Thursday street-food market. In the Ferry Building's North Arcade, five carts offered fare made from market-fresh ingredients. We were first in line to taste th ... More >>
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With attacks on immigration and affirmative action, the GOP has fueled a new Latino political apparatus. But can the Democrats master the machinery?
Rootlessness rules the 38th S.F. International Film Festival