When you think about it, it's kind of a mystery that this hasn't happened before. We here in the Bay Area love food, especially food that comes from farms that we know about, and we also love throwing film festivals, especially festivals that involve locally-sourced films about things we're interest ... More >>
Decisions, decisions.Greater Purpose Taste for Charity Event Where: Otis Lounge, 25 Maiden (at Kearny) When: Tues., May 24, 5:30-9:00 p.m. Cost: Free tasting and snacks; $5 for full glasses of wine The rundown: The do-gooders at Greater Purpose wines are testing your moral fiber tomorrow ... More >>
Off2riorobFlagged...Don't like the way the Castro's iconic rainbow flag is administered? Go get your own! That's the message from Steve Adams, the president of the Merchants of Upper Market and Castro (MUMC). It's his group that pays for the oft-replaced flags, insures them in the event of a cost ... More >>
People in San Francisco like to play that they've always known the glory of free-range quail terrine and grew up foraging for truffles with their French papa. Don't front. The vast majority of us grew up celebrating all holidays, birthdays, and special events at a buffet. Won a Little League socc ... More >>
Henry RollinsApril 9, 2011@ The IndependentEvery 25 minutes or so, Henry Rollins hacks into the mic to clear his throat, like he's about to cough something up, right there on the largely empty stage of the Independent. But it's impossible to get mad -- or even grossed out -- by it when ... More >>
"(Por)trait Revealed"Rayko Photo CenterReception 6 p.m., freeYour refrigerator reveals a lot about you. We've always known this, in a medicine-cabinet sort of way, but it took artist Mark Menjivar to really freak us out. He traveled around the country with a large-format 8-by-10 camera, quickly o ... More >>
wallyg/FlickrBarbecue's a reliably toasty topic, a hallowed strain of American Southern cookery known for endless regional variations and no shortage of strident expert-y opinions about them. Even here in San Francisco, debates rage on. This week, Chronicle reviewer-in-chief Michael Bauer mad ... More >>
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