The Onion lately has taken to occasionally just telling the truth, more or less, and those articles are usually every bit as good as any other Onion story. On Monday, there was one titled "Tea Party Congressman Listens To Constituent Who Wears Thomas Jefferson Costume Everywhere." It began: At ... More >>
Really, it's surprising no one thought of it sooner. But Nico's Tacos in North Beach claims to be the first to dream up the ultimate on-trend snack: the chicken-and-waffle taco. It's a genius idea on paper. Shame it doesn't hold up in execution. To be fair, I am something of a chicken-and-waffle sn ... More >>
It's pumpkin time in beer town, and I came to party! Naturally, that means consuming only the best of the best of the pumpkin beers, and then sharing my findings with you. Of course, Beer Advocate has a snobby list, but you know what, I don't think Dogfish Head Punkin Ale is the greatest best. Dogfi ... More >>
The past 72 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Thrillist reports on the appearance of Dash Cafe (420 Judah, heh heh, 661-1237, Facebook page), which serves waffles for lunch and dinner ― most notably in the form of waffle sandwiches. F ... More >>
What does it say about the current state of California politics that what passes for debate among our foremost U.S. Senate candidates is a contest to see who can best portray their opponents in Internet videos as demonic sheep? Seriously, guys -- dueling sheep? Thomas Jefferson would not be pleased. ... More >>
A brutal dog attack in Nob Hill has revived the city's battle over canine control. Here's why it's going to get worse.
Last night, as the tryptophan was kicking in, we played Foodie Fight, a Trivial Pursuit-like game published by S.F.'s Chronicle Books. It was unexpectedly difficult overall, and we complained about that a lot, but there would always be an easy question or two just when we were about to get too frust ... More >>
Week of 08-22-2007
Our critics weigh in on local theater
The Mime Troupe makes us laugh and think
A state assemblyman explains why our columnist is wrong about legislation that would legalize the cultivation of industrial hemp
Week of Wednesday, March 9, 2005
Jim Hightower's homespun political agitating comes to Berkeley
Visiting the world headquarters of the Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis
Musicians and industry veterans turn to the Internet for salvation, not destruction
"Postcards From Paris"
With gates and fences, private property owners are increasingly cutting off traditional paths to public lands. State law offers some recourse, but not much.
Jim Warren makes the Net safe for democracy