The Vatican today named Salvatore Cordileone, one of the creators of California's notorious Proposition 8, archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco, a jurisdiction that spans from Hawaii to Salt Lake City, Utah. Cordileone, bishop of the Oakland Diocese since 2009, will replace ... More >>
Hey guys! March 20th was Meatout. I refrained from eating meat. Best holiday ever. The UN's World Water Day was this week too! Second coolest holiday of the week. Since this year's theme was food security, people actually talked about how meat is a nightmare for water conservation! It's ... More >>
Flickr/DennisPatrons and staff at Mighty breathed a small sigh of relief yesterday as the San Francisco nightclub (which doubles as a venue for corporate events during the day) at least temporarily eluded the threat of losing hundreds of public parking spots on Utah and San Bruno streets -- s ... More >>
Vance CardellThe best band money can buy ...Those who used to "attend" U.C. Berkeley football games by decamping on aptly named Tightwad Hill could delude themselves into believing there were bigger reasons for eschewing stadium seating than free entry, your own booze, and your own ... other stuf ... More >>
Aaron CaleyDue to some great clerical error in the cosmos, this guy is famous and Eliot Rose isn't. Yet. The Oakland-based (via Portland via Romania via New Haven) micro-fi troubadour has been hitting new strides repeatedly since the early aughts, making spellbinding, eloquent songs out of unusua ... More >>
Most Bogus, Dude'Tis the season for -- allegations of piracy? Those $120 bike shorts you got under the tree may be knockoffs, according to a new lawsuit.Morgan Hill's Specialized Bicycle Components has filed a complaint in San Francisco federal district court claiming that a man has been selling ... More >>
Our new state seal ... or piggy?The bad news for California: A recently released study named the Golden State's "economic outlook" to be the fifth-worst in the nation. The good news: There's always Illinois, New Jersey, Vermont and New York. Sucks to be them! Taking stock of California and surmis ... More >>
From their recent album release Permalight and a supporting tour to shooting music videos in the Salton Sea, the dudes of the Bay Area's very own Rogue Wave are pretty busy to say the least. As a solid staple on the indie music agenda, their fifth album doesn't cease to disappoint with familiar ... More >>
It's-a spicy sand-a-wich! (Okay, that pop-culture reference probably dates us.) Tues., April 20, 2010Located in the part of San Francisco that reminds us this town wasn't always boffo for sustainably raised, fennel-marinated porchetta, Calabria Bros. ― Steve Maraccini and Mike Tufo, brothers on ... More >>
J. BirdsallSpicy corn maque choux from Tasty's Creole and Cajun Kitchen.Thurs., March 11, 2010 Did something shady go down between Jack's and ex-kitchen tenant Yats? After a spoonful of spicy corn maque choux, our tongue throbbing like a hammered thumb on Cartoon Network, we stopped caring. ... More >>
mtv.comThe non-cookie Situation, inspiration for a local cooking competition. We reported earlier this month that the next SF Food Wars cooking contest would be called the Chocolate Cookie Situation, named in tribute to The Situation, the lovable, arthropodic galoot from MTV's Jersey Shore. ... More >>
Do your karma a favor -- throw back a few.Kimpton Restaurants is donating money for each "special" cocktail purchased this month. The Cocktails for a Cure fundraiser is to benefit HIV service organizations, and is part of an ongoing, 20-year commitment by the S.F.-based hospitality chain. I ... More >>
Warren Hellman may have fancied himself opening up America's hearts to music with his bigger-than-ever, three-day Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival. He also helped famed San Francisco eccentric Frank Chu open city visitors' minds to opaque theories about an alleged intergalactic political co ... More >>
Last week, police apprehended Diante Johnson, a suspect in the recent murder of 23-year-old Marquez Benson, according to a search warrant filed earlier this week. They had to go all the way to Ogden, Utah to arrest Johnson, whom they believe shot Benson and another man, Tory Carpen ... More >>
511 is the He-Man of websitesEarlier today, Government Computer News named San Francisco's 511 transit page, www.transit.511.org, one of the top-10 great government websites. And not only that, but 511 was also designated fuckin' "heroic." "Although a number of cities ... More >>
This is Wilbert, everyone. He's a a three-haired, yellow-bellied, stuffed monkey who started his world travels in San Francisco on May 4, 2008. Since then, he's hit up Paris, Jamaica, New York City, Toronto, Vegas, Tokyo, the Amazon, Rio De Janeiro, China, Greece, Oklahoma, ... More >>
It began circulating on the Internet this afternoon that SEGA of America sent 30 of its workers into the already crowded and stinking recession shitcan. This led the Snitch to research where the SEGA office is, and it turns out they're right down the street from us! Anybody want to meet for be ... More >>
If you happened to be in the market for a deep-fried turkey in San Francisco last week, chances are you came across the name of Yats (2545 24th St. at Utah). The Potrero Hill purveyor of "New Orleans Original Po' Boys" is new in town and operates lunch service out of a tiny kitchen at Jack's Club. T ... More >>
From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn.
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A weekly listing of new restaurants around town
A weekly listing of new restaurants around town
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One definition of heaven: A week, a t-top Camaro, and the Pacific Coast Highway.
An explosion of federal funding has Bay Area researchers at the forefront of America's counter-terrorism program. Will the money make us safer - or just make science a military secret?
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