Considering that over the last couple of years, gay bars seem to be suffering from colony collapse disorder, we should probably be grateful that the long-shuttered Trigger didn't become a CVS or a Coldwell Banker. See Also: Brass Tacks, the Former Marlena's, Gets Post-Gay on Hayes Virgil's Sea Roo ... More >>
• The National Pork Producers Council is still denying that it's at all responsible for antibiotic resistance in humans. In related news, Olestra wants you to know it's only responsible for solid shits and Joe Camel says, "Smoke if you got 'em!" iStockLeave me in the ocean or I'll eat your ... More >>
Courtesy dosasf.comThe paper dosa from Dosa on Valencia.Before the Tenderloin became the Tandoorloin a decade ago, Indian food in San Francisco was a restrained, almost elegant affair. Linens and goblets, muted sauces, rather doctrinaire menus of tandoori chicken and mixed vegetable sabzi. A wave ... More >>
Paranoid about potential pot raids? You should be.It's been nearly two years since Drug Enforcement Agency agents raided a medical cannabis dispensary in San Francisco. So while a raid might not be fresh on our minds, this week's bust in Montana and Southern California have served as a sobering r ... More >>
L.ChongCollagen-rich tendons turn the broth milky.There are many ramen styles in Japan ― one of our favorites is tonkotsu ramen, a broth made from pork bones and collagen-rich tendons, cooked for days to produce a very tasty cloudy white soup. (Don't confuse it with tonkatsu, the breaded an ... More >>
Marijuana's steady creep toward legalization nationwide
Jason Reitman is the director to watch in the next decade.
daysies/FlickrThe Sprinklesmobile is gone, but a brick-and-mortar shop is planned for S.F.We're guessing the Sprinklesmobile has made its long, straight trip down Interstate 5 by now, and is all tucked up amid the incandescent warmth of Beverly Hills. The Southern California-based mobile cupc ... More >>
Los Angeles' proposed medical marijuana ordinance -- which would ban the sale of pot at dispensaries -- could cost the city $36 million to $74 million in lost sales tax, according to a marijuana advocacy group.Photo by lavocado, Wikimedia CommonsOpen for business on L.A.'s Ventura Boulevard... but f ... More >>
A swanky hotel chain's four-letter ad campaign.
By Lauren Smiley The opposition to Prop. 8 is trying a new, less divisive approach to tilt public opinion in favor of gays, and, by extension, gay marriage. Two gay men in West Hollywood conceived the Day Without a Gay, slated for December 10 to coincide with International Human Rights Day. With t ... More >>
The first gay slasher movie goes straight to Hell
Boasting sharply written tunes and a fan in Morrissey, dios is converting the hordes with its indie rock
Once considered just another L.A. rock casualty, former Thelonious Monster leader Bob Forrest returns to the land of the living with the Bicycle Thief
Gay literature goes mainstream, and gay bookstores fight to survive
For 10 years, Lewis Peter Morgan impersonated Randy Meisner, an obscure former bass guitar player for the Eagles rock group. Morgan smooth-talked his way into a borrowed lifestyle of guitars, girls, and casinos. He could have checked out of the deception
Discovered by brain researchers in the early '60s and resurrected by bodybuilders in the late '80s, the semi-illicit compound GHB is now marketed on the club and smart-drug circuits as a sexy wonder drug. But beware GHB's knockout punch.