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    September 13, 2013

    Peninsula Dining Update: San Mateo's Cajun Invasion, New Wine Bar in San Carlos

    We're a long way from Bourbon Street, but now you can smell the gumbo on San Mateo's B Street. Cajun House has marched into town bringing bold Cajun and Creole flavors to the Peninsula. It's the second edition of Cajun House, with the original in San Francisco's Inner Richmond. Of course gumbo is on ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012

    Unholy Train-Ghirardelli Alliance Sets Out to Ruin Chocolate, Too

    Having already tainted pop radio, S.F. Giants games, wine, and nearly every rock club in San Francisco, Train is now out to impress the icky stamp of its exhausted cliches and limp-dicked rhymes on another seemingly un-ruinable thing: chocolate. The band will appear on the Today Show tomorrow to an ... More >>

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    July 31, 2012

    Twitter Proves it's Just Another Corporate Weasel With No Soul

    Twitter has officially entered the ranks of corporate weaseldom. This week, it suspended the account of a journalist who complained about NBC's Olympics coverage, and who tweeted the supposedly "private" e-mail account of an NBC executive. NBC, you see, is the "corporate partner" of Twitter for cove ... More >>

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    January 18, 2012

    Hating on Diabetic Paula Deen Is Fun But Premature

    ​Yesterday, after Paula Deen finally sat down with Al Roker on the Today Show and admitted that she'd been diagnosed with diabetes type three years ago, the food world has been engaged in the loudest round of "I told you so" SFoodie has ever heard. Yes, the Enquirer sniffed this out last year ... More >>

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    March 4, 2011

    Top 5 Songs Charlie Sheen Is Probably Listening To Right Now

    So this was the week that Charlie Sheen went on an extensive media tour to prove to the world that he was a "Vatican Assassin Warlock" -- which, according to our dictionary, means "gigantic mentalist." He has also announced to the world that he's "tired of pretending like [he's] not special." Well, ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011

    Facebook Under Fire -- Parents Don't 'Like' It

    Parents don't "like" it. ​It's perhaps a comment on the appetite of the American masses that three biggest stories from First Lady Michelle Obama's appearance on the Today Show this week were that: 1. She was wearing a $34.95 dress from H&M; 2. Barack doesn't dye his hair, and; 3. She doesn't ... More >>

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    December 29, 2010
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    December 8, 2010
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    August 4, 2010
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    August 4, 2010

    Wednesday's Pick: Blondie at the Fillmore

    Blondie​The Fillmore8 p.m., $55Decades after Blondie's '70s breakthrough, the band's New Wave music is still vital: frontwoman Debbie Harry's 2007 single "Two Times Blue" delighted more than just a Today Show audience, and 2004's The Curse of Blondie was a credible impression of electroclash. Sinc ... More >>

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    July 9, 2010

    The Week in Gay: Defense of Marriage Act Indefensible

    Judge Joseph Tauro​The story of the week: A federal judge in Massachusetts declared that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) - passed by Congress in 1996 and signed into law by President Bill Clinton - violates the U.S. Constitution. In his decision, Judge Joseph Tauro (A fiery young radical aged ... More >>

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    June 2, 2010
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    January 6, 2010

    Weed Takes Root

    Marijuana's steady creep toward legalization nationwide

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    December 7, 2009

    Top 10 Onstage Gaffes of 2009

    We'll admit there's more than a little schadenfreude going on in this list of the best onstage gaffes of 2009. But why else would Al Gore have invented YouTube if not to feed our obsessive need to see celebrities get taken down a peg? Here with, our favorite of the year's music-related missteps, cau ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    Even Plain, Movie Popcorn is Grossly Fatty. But You Knew That

    Love popcorn? After reading this, maybe not so much. The Today Show is offering up news many movie-goers might already suspect: Even without "butter," theater popcorn is way far from healthy. New lab results from the Center for Science in the Jonathan!/FlickrSooner or later, it'll kill you.​P ... More >>

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    October 23, 2009

    Expect Plenty of Flogging When David Chang Comes to Town, But It'll All Be of the Book Variety

    ​Nobody ever said New York chef David Chang didn't have huevos, and we're not talking the slow-poached kind that show up in the ramen at Noodle Bar. Chang's thoughts about San Francisco chefs may have raised a crap storm in certain quarters locally, but that isn't stopping the master of Momofu ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009

    10 Things To Do While Twitter Is Down: A Twitpocalypse Handbook

    ​Twitter went down this morning and the world stopped. Apparently, the micro blogging site fell victim to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack possibly related to the DefCon Hackers Convention. Whatever the reason, not being able to tweet about our Splinter Cell cosplay dream was just horrible and we ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Sexy Dishes on the Pacific

    Sam's sensuous ceviche Last week was Sexy Dishes Week, and, since SFoodie was feeling rather fetching (and sponsor TasteTV kindly set up some opportunities for us to nibble on offerings from its new Sexy Dishes book), we decided to head for the restaurants closest to water. Sam's Chowder House (42 ... More >>

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    May 6, 2009
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    April 29, 2009
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    March 17, 2009

    San Francisco Snuggie Pub Crawl This Friday

    SF Weekly editorial assistant Andy Wright and staff writer Ashley Harrell know a lame trend when they see one.As predicted on this blog back in January, the Snuggie -- an astoundingly unnecessary blanket with sleeves -- has become all the ironic rage. Millions of people have purchased the shitt ... More >>

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    February 27, 2009

    Chris Isaak plays Amoeba In-Store

    Feeling Lucky: Chris IsaakIf you've been wondering where local-boy-gone-pop-star Chris Isaak  has been, the answer is, just about everywhere. In a career that's had more legs than ZZ Top in '83, Isaak's gone from an up-and-coming Rockabilly crooner/Elvis impersonator, to Big Time hitmaker ("Wic ... More >>

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    April 26, 2008
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    October 24, 2007
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    July 20, 2005

    Aliens Beware!

    Infiltrator takes in NASA Space Camp for kids. As an adult. To save the planet.

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    July 13, 2005

    Wars of the Tom

    Tom Cruise has been getting into all sorts of weird confrontations, all over the place. But he's still your Tom Cruise, right? Take quiz, find out.

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    November 3, 2004

    OK Then

    Ashlee-gate proves that George Bush's incompetence has corrupted our nation's pop singers

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    March 19, 2003

    Blood From a Stone

    In tracking down a lost author, Mark Moskowitz brings his own literary passion to life on the screen

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    July 31, 2002

    American Pie

    Eighteen-year-old novelist Nick McDonell is poised to become the new voice of his generation

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    January 3, 2001

    Dog Bites

    Nothing happened last week and Laurel Wellman tells you all about it

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    September 20, 2000

    A Boy Scout No More

    Since he was 12, Steven Cozza has led a crusade against the Scouts' anti-gay policies. What will happen now that he's grown up to discover sports and girls?

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    February 25, 1998

    Love Hate

    Nick Broomfield's Courtney problem

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    August 20, 1997
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    July 2, 1997

    Planet Wars

    Last year, two Bay Area astronomers said they had discovered planets outside our solar system and became instant media celebrities. Now, Paul Butler and Geoff Marcy face prominent scientific challengers who contend some of the new planets are nothing but

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