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Dining, SFoodie Tuesday Nine: Eat Mitchell's Ice Cream, Help Fire Victims (TONIGHT!)

Tuesday Nine: Eat Mitchell's Ice Cream, Help Fire Victims (TONIGHT!)

Help Victims of the Mission Fire Recover, By Eating Mitchell's Ice Cream Bernalwood shares word of the Mission Bernal Merchant's Association's efforts to help their…
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Dining, Eat

Drink 2014: Beer Listings

21st Amendment: Its name celebrates the repeal of Prohibition, so it's no surprise that 21st Amendment's brewpub is the opposite of a secret subterranean speakeasy: With its large windows, bright wood accents, and open floor plan, this South Park restaurant…
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Calendar, Night&Day Questions and Unswers

Questions and Unswers

In 2007, Niels Meulman ­— an artist and graphic designer based in Amsterdam — invented the neologism "calligraffiti" to describe his work, which fuses calligraphy and graffiti. But that's only part of Meulman's vision. His new work incorporates Abstract…
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Dining, Eat Drink 2013: Beer Listings

Drink 2013: Beer Listings

21st Amendment: Its name celebrates the repeal of Prohibition, so it's no surprise that 21st Amendment's brewpub is the opposite of a secret subterranean speakeasy: with its large windows, bright wood accents, and open floorplan, this South Park restaurant and…
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Dining, Eat

Biere de Chocolate: Almanac and Dandelion's New Blend

We had the pleasure of trying Almanac Beer Co.'s new Biere de Chocolat, a robust porter made in conjunction with so-hot-right-now Dandelion chocolate. The beer smells like rich, dark cocoa, but its flavor isn't as sweet as you might expect…
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Calendar, Night&Day The World's a Stage

The World's a Stage

In 2006, over 1,000 players, ranging in age from 10 to "don’t ask," gathered in New York for the inaugural Come Out & Play festival. Competitors roamed the city, playing Space Invaders projected on buildings in Chelsea, putting rounds of…
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Calendar, Night&Day Laughter and Other Drugs

Laughter and Other Drugs

We needn’t dial up Cheech and Chong to validate claims of a rich comedic history from our nation’s bong throng. Rob Cantrell has proudly and gently toked himself into this legacy, including stage time at High Times magazine’s Cannabis Cup,…
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News, The Snitch Dutch Marijuana Tourism to End in 2013

Dutch Marijuana Tourism to End in 2013

When news that Dutch police had raided the High Times Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam this year filtered back to the United States, the reaction was a mixture of shock, outrage, and outright disbelief. Surely, even with a center-right government, the…
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Calendar, Night&Day Snow Daze

Snow Daze

Every year, without exception, untold numbers of San Francisco residents who hail from a distant land called "The East Coast" gather on fall and winter nights to roast California. Festooned in their best wool clothing, clanging "Carol of the Bells"…
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News, The Snitch Who Can Help San Francisco's Cycling Conditions? The Dutch

Who Can Help San Francisco's Cycling Conditions? The Dutch

According to H.G. Wells, "After your first day of cycling, one dream is inevitable. A memory of motion lingers in the muscles of your legs, and round and round they seem to go." As Arthur Conan Doyle saw it, "When the…
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Culture, Artcap

Art Review: "Reclaimed: Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker"

In the spring of 1940, Nazi Commander Hermann Goering walked up the steps of Amsterdam's Goudstikker Gallery and arranged to steal all the paintings inside, which numbered around 1,000 and belonged to a prominent Jewish dealer and collector who'd fled…
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Calendar, Night&Day Do It (Mostly) Yourself

Do It (Mostly) Yourself

Curated by designer Yves Béhar, the innovative exhibit "TechnoCRAFT: Hackers, Modders, Fabbers, Tweakers, and Design in the Age of Individuality" promises "the latest in do-it-yourself and collaborative design." The people at Droog accomplish this by picking up sledgehammers, smashing cubes…
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Calendar, Night&Day <i>Holy Rollers</i>

Holy Rollers

Inspired by a drug ring that used Hasidic Jews to transport over one million pills of Ecstasy to the United States in a six-month period between 1998 and '99, Kevin Asch's Holy Rollers stars Jesse Eisenberg as a good old…
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Culture, Stagecap

Theater Review: "The Diary of Anne Frank" at The Next Stage

There is probably a special place in hell for obscure, junior-grade theater critics who would use what few column inches they have to pick on a tiny, independent, church-adjacent production of The Diary of Anne Frank. Well, say a prayer…
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News, The Snitch Bike Coalition Chief Pedals off to Sabbatical in Amsterdam

Bike Coalition Chief Pedals off to Sabbatical in Amsterdam

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition executive director Leah Shahum, a key figure in the push to spur city workers to paint the new bike lane network you're now seeing around town, just announced she's taking an eight-month sabbatical in Amsterdam. During…
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Calendar, Night&Day Fack Off

Fack Off

If you’ve ever been among Australian mates in the wee hours in the presence of liquor and no women, you’ve probably heard them trade stories about romance. This can be a world-shattering event for young, delicate Americans, especially those who’ve…
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News, The Snitch Bay Links: Brrrr, Target, & AIDS Tests

Bay Links: Brrrr, Target, & AIDS Tests

The EPA's new western states regional director, says…
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Calendar, Night&Day <i>Oblivion</i>

Oblivion

Born in Lima, the child of Polish Jewish refugees, Heddy Honigmann studied film in Rome, lives in Amsterdam, and has made documentaries in Paris, Rio, and New Jersey. With the provocatively titled Oblivion, the 58-year-old cosmopolitan returns to her hometown…
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Music, Bouncer

The Dutch Ryan Seacrest helps save the day

Alone again, naturally. I sat in the corner by myself and drank an Anchor Steam. I counted 23 disco balls hanging over the bartender and watched the dating couples touch each other's butts. I was at the Supperclub on Harrison.…
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Best of San Francisco, Shopping & Services

Best Cybercafe

Brain Wash Cafe and Laundromat 1122 Folsom (at Langton), 255-4866, www.brainwash.com This South of Market hangout gets our vote as the coolest cybercafe this side of Amsterdam. What else can you say about a place where you can chow…
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