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SF Weekly Letters April 16-22, 2014

Roll the Die Satire is lost on reader: Clearly the creators of this game don't actually live in San Francisco, or they would know that only trash from the valley or tourists from the Midwest call it "Frisco" ["Frisco!: The…
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News, Feature Frisco!: The Game: "The Only Way to Win in San Francisco!"

Frisco!: The Game: "The Only Way to Win in San Francisco!"

DOWNLOAD YOUR OFFICIAL FRISCO! GAME BOARD. From the makers of Halt! You're the Terrorist! and Settlers of Da' Hood: A GentriFUNcation Adventure comes Frisco! The Game, an exciting journey through the strange and beautiful City by the Bay known…
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News, Letters

SF Weekly Letters January 15-21, 2014

Safety Over Free Speech Keeping the kids safe at school should be a top priority: A few high profile, isolated instances? Blowing it out of proportion? There shouldn't be any instances . Reach as far…
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News, Your Humble Narrator Don't Call It "Frisco" -- If You're Old and White

Don't Call It "Frisco" -- If You're Old and White

One may think twice after receiving unsolicited advice from a laundromat. And yet, the joint at Hayes and Laguna made a fair point. Locals toting sacks of soiled clothing or just out for a stroll while wondering what the neighborhood…
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Calendar, Night&Day Horror in a Fedora

Horror in a Fedora

It’s 1920s Paris. It’s 1940s and 1960s San Francisco. It’s deviant, luscious, drag-a-licious, and as witty as it is outlandish. And it’s gore — lots of gore. It’s Thrillpeddlers’ Shocktoberfest!! 12: Fear Over Frisco. This dedicated little theater troupe that…
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Dining, Eat Fresh Eats: SFoodie recommends fried chicken, tortas, and pre-Prohibition beer

Fresh Eats: SFoodie recommends fried chicken, tortas, and pre-Prohibition beer

EAT THIS Frisco Fried's Chicken and Waffle By John Birdsall Hard to believe Frisco Fried has been open only six months. At 2 p.m. one day last week, the Bayview soul-food restaurant felt like the kind of place that defines…
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Dining, Recent Openings

New Restaurants

Bistro Central Parc: 562 Central (at Grove), 931-7272. North of the Panhandle. French. CafeZazo: 64 14th St. (at Harrison), 626-5555. Mission. Coffee, sandwiches, and pastries. Delica Sushi and Sozai: 1 Ferry Building (Market and Embarcadero), Shop 45, 834-0344, www.delicasf.com. Embarcadero.…
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Dining, Recent Openings

New Restaurants

Bistro Central Parc: 562 Central (at Grove), 931-7272. North of the Panhandle. French. Bombay Masala: 2127 Polk (at Broadway), 292-9878. Russian Hill. Indian. Clay Oven: 500 Haight (at Fillmore), 255-6000. Haight. Indian. Delica Sushi and Sozai: 1 Ferry Building (Market…
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Dining, Recent Openings

New Restaurants

Bistro Central Parc: 562 Central (at Grove), 931-7272. North of the Panhandle. French. Bombay Masala: 2127 Polk (at Broadway), 292-9878. Russian Hill. Indian. Clay Oven: 500 Haight (at Fillmore), 255-6000. Haight. Indian. Curry Boyzz: 4238 18th St. (at Diamond), 255-6565.…
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News, Sucka Free City Police say new biker club in town is Hells Angels affiliate

Police say new biker club in town is Hells Angels affiliate

On any Thursday night, dozens of dudes on Harleys descend on a 10th Street SOMA clubhouse painted red and black. Their leather vests and jackets are emblazoned with diabolic skulls in fedoras and the words "Bay Riders." The club is…
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Music, Bouncer

The High Tide time capsule

As you get older, some wise old sayings start to make sense. Such as "Youth is wasted on the young." Or "You can tell a lot about a man by the company he keeps." Or "Let a ho be a…
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Music, BeatBox Beat Box

Beat Box

You can either use or abuse what you're given, and since San Francisco's thing is foggy maritime moodiness, it's no surprise that an industry has arisen to cane the microclimate into submission. We're talking about local deep-house acts, which round…
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Culture, Bookcap

Night+Day San Francisco

In his publisher's note, Alan S. Davis calls his series of travel books extraordinary guides for extraordinary travelers (italics his), and suggests that we ever settle for the ordinary (underlining his). Clearly, he means business, and to that end he's…
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Calendar, Kid Stuff Candy Land

Candy Land

DAILY 10/4-1/4 The average kid's colossal appetite for sweets is usually denied with a stern parental "It'll spoil your appetite" or "It'll give you cavities." But at least young'uns can learn something while they ruin their teeth at "Candy Unwrapped,"…
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News, Letters

Letters to the Editor

Fixing the Bridge: A Riveting Story Thanks. Now, about the traffic delays ...: I really think you did the retrofit work justice ("Sweat, Steel, and Stealth," March 21). Sometimes the public focus is on a closed…
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Music,

Hear This

Miss Murgatroid Hellbent on retooling the nerdy reps of the much-maligned squeeze-box and its practitioners, pseudonymous accordionist Miss Murgatroid (aka Alicia J. Rose, former booking maven at the Chameleon, who recently split Frisco for Portland) plays powerful, eerie instrumentals on…
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Calendar, Halloween

Slap Shots

Live From Frisco: the Crap Pack !It's an exciting time to live here in the fish town, what with all the folks declaring themselves potential candidates for mayor. Every day somebody new joins the Crap Pack. Besides Jordan, we already…
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