This Might Pinch

Somewhat miraculously, it remains okay, even encouraged, to mass on a bar’s patio and scream at everything on St. Patrick’s Day. For Maxim boys,…

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The Pogues

Shane MacGowan once said the Pogues were his way of overcoming guilt for not laying down his life for Ireland with the IRA. He…

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Mission Artist Sendoff

San Francisco artist David Ireland, who passed away in May at age 78, proved to be one of the most challenging figures in a…

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Patrick, Yeeeahh, Wooo!

Behind the scenes with Saint Patrick: Real name: Maewyn Succat. Backstory: Was forced into slavery by Irish raiders (dude was British!). He later returned…

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Call Off the Quest

O'Reilly's Holy Grail satisfies on every level: a beautiful room with interesting and delicious food

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Feckless Eating

After a week of feral grazing, thoughtful food that you can eat out or take home

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Best Fish and Chips

Piccadilly 1348 Polk (at Pine), 771-6477 There are tons of fish-and-chip places in London exactly like the Piccadilly: tiny bare-bones establishments with the interior…

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