Tucked away on a terrace on the 2nd level at Yerba Buena Gardens is one of San Francisco's best kept outdoor drinking and dining secrets, B Restaurant & Bar. Well, ok, maybe not entirely secret since its $1 oysters and drink specials during happy hour bring in the crowds of young professionals ventu ... More >>
Chicken adobo with rice18th Annual Pistahan Parade and Festival
When: Aug. 13-14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Yerba Buena Gardens
Hungry? Head to the Pistahan Parade and Festival at the Yerba Buena Gardens this weekend for Filipino jazz, dance, arts, and, of course, food.
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Kyo-yaThe 20 for $20 box: can you count 20?When we have somebody else's credit card, we enjoy dining at Kyo-ya. The sushi and sashimi are generally fresh and delicious, but the price is set for the business-expense crowd, and that's more than we want to spend for lunch.
But obviously somebod ... More >>
Luis ChongIf you haven't visited Westfield's Metreon recently, you probably don't know that dining options there have decreased significantly. As part of the scheduled renovations, last week the food court was isolated with partition walls from the Metreon's AMC theater section. Only Sanraku ... More >>
Coming Wednesday to Yerba Buena GardensThis really is a case of life imitating art -- so long as you're willing to permit the "art" classification to be applied to video games. It seems that a rally against North Korea has been orchestrated to take place in San Francisco Wednesday by video-game c ... More >>
Jillian WestRank/Xerox plays the Hemlock this Sunday with Toys That KillYou have two major choices this weekend -- high art or low art. There's free museum admission and frolicking dancers. Or grimy South African rap and San Francisco crust punk. Whatever you choose, take comfort in knowing it wa ... More >>
VidyAYerba Buena Gardens12:30 p.m., freeDowntown office drones know that one of the best pick-me-ups during the workday is some free outdoor music. This year's Yerba Buena Gardens Festival in SOMA has been presenting its Thursday Lunchtime Concert series since early June, which continues today wi ... More >>
Luis ChongThe Pistahan festival runs for two days, Aug. 14-15.If street food from Adobo Hobo and Lumpia Cart has been your only taste of Filipino food, you won't want to miss the 17th annual Pistahan festival and parade at Yerba Buena Gardens this weekend.
It's the Bay Area's largest Filipi ... More >>
Sarah SmallKitka performs Sunday at the Jewish Music FestivalTo celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Bay Area's Jewish Music Festival has lined up a wide-ranging set of performances that illustrate the striking diversity of voices in contemporary Jewish-identified art. From the a capella beauty of ... More >>
"You're so beautiful, it hurts to look at you." Madrone Art Bar celebrates those impetuous days of the '90s with "I ♥ the '90s" night.Finals are over (if you're the schoolin' type), your office is starting to seem half-full (if you've got the 9-to-5 life), and the park is suddenly bursting with ... More >>
John BirdsallTLT: Tamari-mirin braised tofu, lettuce, and tomato sandwich ($12). Tues., May 4, 2010
Ed U./YelpThe teriyaki-like sauce approaches thickly reduced balsamic in sweetness, but it's a virtuous indulgence, considering it oozes from firm slices of tofu, on a Leadbetter's Engl ... More >>
Clipd BeaksWere those glorious super-warm days of last weekend simply a tease? Are we doomed to a more traditional mid-season S.F. weekend of half-sunny, half-windy days? Well I hate to say it fellow park-dwellers, but if you don't like the weather in our oft-overcast city, perhaps you are in the ... More >>
EKAphotographyRBGz at YBG: dead prez @G4G's solar-powered concert
Outside Lands, Shmoutside Lands. The hundreds of folks who came out to Yerba Buena Gardens to see dead prez and Mistah F.A.B. perform for free yesterday may have gotten a better deal than the tens of thousands who shelled out $90 ... More >>
Rob KarlicNobunnyWe apologize in advance but this week the descriptions are gonna go fast. We're as short on time as we are on money.Drive-In Movie @ Secret Location !7th & Folsom (Friday)Mobile Movie is hosting another guerrilla drive-in adventure tonight. They're planning to show the Will F ... More >>