By Jack Spade VP Faux Melissa Xides The Jack Spade team is really disappointed not to be opening our new store in the hip Mission neighborhood, where we know we'd fit in just like a buffalo check dipped utility bag fits with a Milford window pane suit blazer. You know what we're talking about, San ... More >>
It's almost June and the prospect of another promising Summer in the city is floating in the air. Astute nightlife observers know that these approaching months are usually some of the best the Bay has to offer, with plenty of fun to compensate for San Francisco's notorious lack of hot weather. That' ... More >>
All weekend long, All Shook Down writers will be rounding up the best of the Outside Lands music festival. Here's our report from the festival's first day. Justice Okay, wait. How did we let Justice get away with appropriating the cross? There were probably other questions worth asking surroundin ... More >>
If only the War on Drugs had extended to all drugs -- including the makers of Viagra, Xanax, and whatever other pills people pop these days.Many a pro-marijuana, anti-prohibition argument abide by this script. And on Tuesday, so did several news agencies who reported on a press release purportedly s ... More >>
Police are giving all you pill poppers out there a chance to kick your habit and rid your house of the the unnecessary drugs you've been hoarding in your nightstand. Come Saturday, load up all your unused or expired doses of Valium, Xanax , or whatever you poison is, and bring them to the nearest po ... More >>
So, after two years and one month of speculation, and thanks to Maer Roshan's new e-book, Courtney Comes Clean, we just got a few steps closer to finding out why Frances Bean Cobain filed a temporary restraining order against her own mother, Courtney Love. According to legal statements ... More >>
Bama Glama: One part cupcakes, one part "Break Stuff"Each week we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with televised cooking. This week: Bama Glama, a half-hour show not about food, Fridays at 4 a.m. (yes!) on the Food Network. With Bama Glama, the Food Network pivots from food-ce ... More >>
Who better to Christmas-cheer you up than the ever-chipper Jonathan Richman?Parker Gibbs' Christmas Craptacular w/ Jonathan Richman, Mark Eitzel, Marc and the Casuals, Carletta Sue Kay, Los Cenzontles, and othersDecember 22, 2010@ The Make-Out RoomBetter than: Face down in Burl Ives' swimming poo ... More >>
John BirdsallCuban sandwich with Fra'Mani rosemary ham, pork loin, Gruyere, and house pickles ($7.50).Monday, August 23, 2010 Marc A./YelpThe original Berkeley Bowl on Oregon Street is the one place in the Bay Area where you never have to doubt the presence of Armenian cucumbers, fres ... More >>
Fibonacci BlueSo paranoid. So uptight. So stiff. What could cure this? Hmmm...On today of all days, marijuana is on everyone's mind. But that goes doubly for politicians: Just last week, state Democratic Party chairman John Burton told media that he and fellow Dems (like that Jerry Brown guy) ... More >>
We'll admit there's more than a little schadenfreude going on in this list of the best onstage gaffes of 2009. But why else would Al Gore have invented YouTube if not to feed our obsessive need to see celebrities get taken down a peg? Here with, our favorite of the year's music-related missteps, cau ... More >>
markevinic72/FlickrIt ain't Bi-Rite, but don't hold that against 'em.Xanath could be a Roxy Music song, a character in a Dragonlance book, or the nom de hack for a pimply post-pubescent Internet troll. Pronounced "shah-NATH," the word has a mystical, over-worldly connotation: zenith meets Xan ... More >>
Friday, June 26, 2009 Let's do lunch: Stumbling on this tiny place is like finding a secret garden -- one with calzone. Linger a little, says SF Weekly food critic Meredith Brody, over grilled asparagus, followed by a farm egg and prosciutto pizza at Pizzetta 211 (211 23rd Ave. at California, 379- ... More >>
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