The typical mall food court is the culinary equivalent of The Epcot Center -- a rickety selection of "ethnic" delights poorly prepared and served lukewarm to the grinning consumers of modern America. There the fruits of the world's gastronomic endeavors are reduced to their most basic, blan ... More >>
We arrived early and hungry to SF Weekly's fourth annual DISH event on Sunday. Having braved the crowds over the past three years (twice at the Metreon and once at the Westfield Center), we knew that was the best bet to encounter tasting tables that still had food on them. But this year the festiv ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Marie Callender's evokes images of pies rotating in a display case, country cottage decor, and portions that don't skimp on calories. And now, without warning, many of those pie display cases have gone da ... More >>
Moving books around, however is not a crime. Following an international trend, some copies of George W. Bush's tome, Decision Points, are mysteriously migrating to San Francisco bookstores' "crime" sections. That's just what happened in the photo accompanying this story, which was snapped in the ... More >>
magerleagues/FlickrJust in time for holiday vacationers and locals looking for a reason to go out, Dine About Town is back. The Convention & Visitors Bureau's twice-yearly restaurant promo runs June 1-15. Diners at participating S.F. eateries can get a break on pricing for two-course lunches ... More >>
The new Westfield Centre is a magnet for holiday shoppers. But did developers' efforts to preserve the old Emporium make this anything other than another mall?