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    Heart of the City - A peculiar night on the seamy side of Sixth Street

    Be warned: When someone borrows your lighter on Sixth Street, she's not necessarily looking to fire up a Camel. At the corner of Sixth and Minna, a woman steps into a doorway, whips out a glass pipe, then takes a long, deep hit of crack cocaine. She ...

    by Greg Hugunin on May 9, 2001
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    Crossing Paths - Black Cat

    I made a lot of resolutions at the beginning of this year, chief among them my vow to see those resolutions through. I do that every year, but this time I made a list that I check off item by item as completed, with such everyday tasks as "paint apar...

    by Greg Hugunin on May 2, 2001
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    Hotel California - The new Clift Hotel swings open July 31

    Clift Hanger Hip hotelier Ian Schrager's publicity has been hush-hush about his Clift Hotel renovations, but Harry's long assumed that the new owner would replace the old hotel's fancy French Room with oh-so-fashionable Asia de Cuba, the New York-bas...

    by Harry Coverte on May 2, 2001
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    The Homespun Hipster - Johnfrank

    It looks like spring has finally sprung in Northern California -- or at least it has in the Duboce Triangle, where an evening stroll to the crossroads of the F and the J does not require a jacket and the Upper Market palm trees don't look quite so ou...

    by Matthew Stafford on April 25, 2001
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    Darling Clementine - Everyday people every night on Clement Street

    Inner Clement Street wears a multitude of faces. You could call it the other Chinatown, Little Saigon, New Bohemia, or the place where people of every description go to browse books at Green Apple, cure their ills at the herbalist, or buy one of the...

    by Greg Hugunin on April 25, 2001
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    Tapa the Mark - Ramblas

    Following a screaming match between a local prostitute and a man whose occupation I never learned, my brother John was once run over by a pack of gallant Spaniards -- witnesses to the argument and in hot pursuit of the man -- in the Ramblas district ...

    by Greg Hugunin on April 18, 2001
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    Fender Bending - Ethics in the neighborhood

    Dear Social Grace, Please tell me the ethical thing to do in this situation: I was a passenger in a friend's car, and he accidentally ran into the parked car of someone who lives on my street, leaving noticeable damage in the car's side. My friend d...

    by Social Grace on April 18, 2001
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    Puttin' the Squeeze on South Park - The boom-and-bust backlash

    SLO-MA Word is out: The economic downturn has hit our beloved industry harder than a mallet on a veal cutlet. Nightly totals indicate customers are cutting back on dining out. Sales reps for wine and spirits are hard-selling -- which shouldn't be too...

    by Harry Coverte on April 18, 2001
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    Kobe Seekers - Osaka Grill

    The Osaka Grill is a Japanese restaurant in Polk Gulch just down the block from the Galaxy Theater. It's a high-ceilinged, white-on-white, starkly hip establishment where skilled chefs practice the dazzling art of teppanyaki, the slicing and grilling...

    by Matthew Stafford on April 11, 2001
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    When in Romany - Bistro E Europe

    Bistro E Europe ("Eastern Europe with Roma/Gypsy flavor") is not what you'd call the most polished restaurant. I found a piece of cork in my wine, the menu read "December 2000," and the stereo -- a seemingly ancient thing -- kept shutting off in the ...

    by Greg Hugunin on April 11, 2001
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    Through the Hayes

    The odds of seeing a fistfight at the Hayes & Vine Wine Bar are roughly equivalent to those of President George W. Bush changing his middle name to "Whiskey Makes You Smarter." As Saturday evening blooms across the city, the vibe here is decidedly po...

    by Greg Hugunin on April 11, 2001
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    Theater of the Absurd

    Dear Social Grace, I felt compelled to write after a horrific theater experience. My father and I went to a matinee performance of Fiddler on the Roof at the beginning of March. I realize that things can be a little more lax at a matinee performance,...

    by Social Grace on April 11, 2001
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    Ready for Takeoff - SFO restaurants

    Human beings don't want to eat in airports. We find ourselves in airports, wanting to eat, but we don't always go away happy. Of course, it doesn't have to be that way, and now travelers at SFO have more than a dozen new gustatory alternatives at the...

    by Greg Hugunin on April 4, 2001
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    Side Dish - Foot Docs and Ftes

    Surprise Party When 40,000 orthopedic surgeons besieged our town for a convention and overbooked our restaurants on the first weekend of March, a stampede of hungry diners put newly revamped Black Cat in North Beach to the test. Tables were packed an...

    by Harry Coverte on April 4, 2001
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    Men Are on Foot, Women Are on Muni - Street-walking manners; invitation insensitivity

    Dear Social Grace, While it would have been amusing to hear you address the question hinted at by a recent correspondent's risqu choice of terms, it would of course have been impertinent for you to do so -- "streetwalking" in the vulgar sense now b...

    by Social Grace on April 4, 2001
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    The Culinary Travelogue - Cafe Kati

    There's a place in Dallas called the Green Room that serves foie gras with cheese grits. This particular mlange might be the ultimate example of fusion cuisine. It combines wildly disparate elements from two distinct cultures into a unified whole th...

    by Matthew Stafford on March 28, 2001
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    California Classic - JoAnn's Cafe

    When people talk about California cuisine, they mention names like Alice Waters and Wolfgang Puck and refer to elegant, innovative, generally high-end fare that combines the state's abundance of fresh produce with the occasional Pacific Rim influenc...

    by Greg Hugunin on March 28, 2001
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    Ride the L Train - Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant

    Despite the neon green cocktail glass and flashing orange sign, you probably won't find wild, fast times at Taraval Street's Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant. In the dining room, older couples finish dinner amid white tablecloths and tremendous chandel...

    by Greg Hugunin on March 28, 2001
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    Power to the People - Power crisis faux pas; telephobia

    Dear Social Grace, In the midst of this "power emergency," my neighbor has continued her practice of leaving her porch light on all day. I feel as though I should say something to her, but my girlfriend disagrees, saying it's not our business. This ...

    by Social Grace on March 28, 2001
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    Sweet Sauerkraut - Schnitzelhaus

    "Knocking your bindings loose, kicking the skis free and leaning them up against the wooden wall of the inn, the lamplight coming from the window, where inside, in the smoky, new-wine smelling warmth, they were playing the accordion." SOMA in springt...

    by Matthew Stafford on March 21, 2001
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