Recent years have given rise to many record labels devoted to reviving forgotten artists from all genres. In record stores you will find new collections of Thai funk from the '70s, field recordings from Ghana, and represses of punk 45s originally released in editions of only 200 -- all the result of ... More >>
Okay, that's not the Berkeley Hills; it's Versailles. But even at Versailles they don't have a 10-car garage. Residents of of the Berkeley hills wouldn't seem to be the type that minds ostentatiousness. Typical dwellings, such as the one enjoyed by Tenderloin poverty Czar Randy Shaw, sport upward ... More >>
Sofia Coppola pays opulent tribute to the innocent boredom of a teen queen
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The music of cities
A search for the best Cuban sandwich also turns up great coffee and a bargain prix fixe dinner
Is it the real Cuban soup or merely the Nuevo Latino? Who cares, if it's good!
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San Jose Rep mines an imperial scandal for dish
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