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Dining, Eat Meats, Not Tweets: Tech Companies Like AgLocal Are Building Social Networks to Connect You With Your Food

Meats, Not Tweets: Tech Companies Like AgLocal Are Building Social Networks to Connect You With Your Food

Even the most cynical in our food culture — say the inventors of Jack in the Box's Exploding Cheesy Chicken Munchie Meal — have to concede that Americans care more about where their ingredients come from now than they did…
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News, Feature The Amazing Disappearing Supermarket: Building the 21st Century Grocery Store

The Amazing Disappearing Supermarket: Building the 21st Century Grocery Store

Illustration by Audrey Fukuman. Only a few hours ago, the strawberry was sitting on a vine at a family-owned farm in Watsonville, about 90 miles south of San Francisco. But, a day before, at a computer somewhere in the…
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News, The Snitch PETA Demands UCSF Give Back Federal Money Used for Experiment on Really Sad Monkey(Update)

PETA Demands UCSF Give Back Federal Money Used for Experiment on Really Sad Monkey(Update)

(Update Oct. 26): Jennifer O'Brien, spokeswoman for UCSF, issued a statement. Read after the jump. (Original Story Oct. 24): PETA is asking the National Institutes of Health to demand that the University of California at San Francisco give back the $2.1…
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Dining, Eat Fresh Eats: Our weekly roundup of SFoodie news

Fresh Eats: Our weekly roundup of SFoodie news

Mission Chinese Food's Pork Dumplings By Alex Hochman Anthony Myint and Danny Bowien are at it again: The inspired operators of Mission Chinese Food have constructed an ad-hoc dumpling station in the front window of Lung Shan. I experienced culinary…
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Calendar, Night&Day Whose Feathered Friends? Our Feathered Friends!

Whose Feathered Friends? Our Feathered Friends!

John Robinson has a big ambition, and an uphill climb -- maybe. At “Changing the Face of Environmental Conservation Through Birding,” the African-American wildlife biologist, ornithologist, and author of Birding for Everyone: Encouraging People of Color to Become Birdwatchers speaks…
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Best of San Francisco, Food & Drink

Best 50s Flashback Dinner

Best 50s Flashback Dinner We find it reassuring that the House of Prime Rib serves exactly the same food as it did when we were kids, and deeply satisfying that the place still offers an honest meal. (And it's something…
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News, Dog Bites

Dog Bites

Pants, X-Small and X-Large You have to take your triumphs where you find them, so Dog Bites, who had been eyeing the envelope containing the PG&E bill with approximately the same enthusiasm as we might had its contents actually been…
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Dining, Eat

Dish

A Truffling Matter At a New Year's Day party, Dish caught the scent of sensational scandal: international truffle smuggling! A well-known local restaurateur, it seemed, had managed to bring some of the pricey delicacies through American customs without being detained…
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Dining, Eat

Dish

In the Pink Is the day at hand when American restaurants can stop cooking pork until it's dry and lifeless -- not to mention less tasty than it could be? Not quite, but "we're working in that direction," says Herve…
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Calendar, Halloween

Savage Love

Hey, Faggot: I love you for your big mouth, your loose tongue and your rapier wit -- but honey, you don't know from vegans. One in three Americans is obese. Dan, they ain't vegans (and vegans don't get acne on…
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