• Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Exploding Pig Farms, Trader Joe's Veg Eats, and Vegan Ryan Gosling!

    ​• It's Vegan Ryan Gosling! Pull your pants back up -- he's not actually vegan. It's just one in the sea of Gosling memes. Ryan Gosling is totally the house that Tumblr built. Anyway, this particular meme is pretty funny and you get to look at shirtless photos of Gosling, so since I have a Tumbl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Live Review: The Weakerthans Sing to All the Obsessive Fans at the Independent

    The Weakerthans at the Independent on Friday.​ The Weakerthans Dec. 2, 2011 The Independent Better than: Listening to the Weakerthans alone in your room while drinking a whole bottle of wine. For die-hard Weakerthans fans, the concept of a four-night run wherein the band plays each of their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Ten Worst Celebrity Cookbooks

    The must-have celebrity accessories change as frequently as the daily fro-yo flavors. Move over small dogs, adopted children, and Birkin bags, this is the age of celebrity cookbooks. Eva Longoria, G Pal, Sheryl Crow (author of If It Makes You Healthy), and of course Bon Appetit coverwoman Gwyneth, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    From Hot Dog to Haute, Four Interesting Food and Beer Pairings This Weekend

    Jesse Friedman/Beer & NoshA pairing from a previous event at Hopmonk Tavern.​With SF Beer Week 2010 less than a month away, you don't need to wait to get your beer 'n' munchies on. This weekend, feast and imbibe at events ranging from S.F. pub grub to full-on gastronomic experiences. • Sat. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Bay Area Bites from the Fancy Food Show: Clairesquares' Milk Chocolate Shortbread Artisan Squares

    These have a mouthful of a name and an even more substantial bite. The signature product of San Francisco's Clairesquares comes from Irish ex-pat Claire Keane's homeland and are called, as she informs on her Web site, "Wellington squares in Ireland and Millionaire's shortbread in Great Britain." T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Happy Hundredth, John's Grill

    John's Grill celebrated its hundredth birthday a few weeks ago, and as a longtime fan of Old San Francisco and the works of Dashiell Hammett, I made sure to help observe the occasion. Hammett figures into the equation because at one point in his magnum opus, "The Maltese Falcon," gumshoe Sam Spade ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 3, 2007

    The Year of Playing Dangerously

    Suzan-Lori Parks is either crazy or brilliant. Perhaps both.

  • Dining

    November 10, 1999
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    August 13, 1997
  • Dining

    November 22, 1995

    California Sweet

    La Paloma, a newcomer to the Castro's restaurant scene, sugarcoats its strong themes

  • News

    March 8, 1995

    The Dark Prince of City Hall

    First Larry Bush was a politician. Then he was a journalist. Then he was a politician. So now as editor and publisher of CitiReport, a hard-hitting journal with a private agenda, what the hell is he?

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