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Dining, SFoodie Tuesday Nine: Mason Pacific Is Back (With a New Chef)

Tuesday Nine: Mason Pacific Is Back (With a New Chef)

Mason Pacific Returns With a New Chef The fire was two months ago and the restaurant…
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Dining, SFoodie Five Places for a San Francisco Staycation

Five Places for a San Francisco Staycation

If you can get past the portmanteau “staycation,” taking a mini-vacation in San Francisco can actually be pretty fun. We may silently chide tourists for congregating around Fisherman’s Wharf, buying last minute Alcatraz sweatshirts as the  fog rolls in,…
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Dining, SFoodie Thursday Six: The SF-Marin Food Bank Needs 1600 Thanksgiving Turkeys, Comal's "Oaxannukah"

Thursday Six: The SF-Marin Food Bank Needs 1600 Thanksgiving Turkeys, Comal's "Oaxannukah"

Red Apron Pizza to Hit Bernal This Winter Via Bernalwood, we have news of a forthcoming pizza…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist NBD: Oakland Artist Swampy's Exhibit Shows the Romance of Dropping Out

NBD: Oakland Artist Swampy's Exhibit Shows the Romance of Dropping Out

Less than a year-and-a-half after many longtime galleries were expelled from 77 Geary Street, it’s good to know that new ones are still popping back up. Chandran Gallery, which opened in 2013 to exhibit contemporary artists at all career…
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Dining, SFoodie Make the Most of Your SF Beer Weekend

Make the Most of Your SF Beer Weekend

Like a colossal wave of awesomeness, San Francisco Beer Week is now washing over the Bay Area. According to their site, this weekend alone is dominated by no less than 155 separate events from the Peninsula all the way…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Campy Christmas: <i>Drag Queens on Ice: Glitz and Glamour</i> Performance In Union Square Tonight

Campy Christmas: Drag Queens on Ice: Glitz and Glamour Performance In Union Square Tonight

It's the time of year to hear those sleigh bells jingling and see drag queens wiggling, sashaying and lip syncing! The fifth annual Drag Queens On Ice: Glitz and Glamour  will take place this evening, from 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.…
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News, The Snitch 79 Arrested, 4 Booked in Black Friday Protests

79 Arrested, 4 Booked in Black Friday Protests

Of the 79 people arrested at last Friday's melee in Union Square, only 30 percent were San Francisco residents, according to stats released by today by the SFPD. Fifty were from elsewhere in California, and 6 had come in from…
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News, The Snitch <i>Drag Queens on Ice</i> Returns to Union Square

Drag Queens on Ice Returns to Union Square

Casting aside, for a moment, the time-held tradition of the strip club toy drive, nothing rings in the holidays in San Francisco like a drag queen on ice skates. Or rather, a drag queen on ice skates with a bevy…
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Dining, SFoodie Have a Romp at Union Square's Newest Party Bar, Romper Room

Have a Romp at Union Square's Newest Party Bar, Romper Room

Anybody who grew up watching Romper Room — which is just about all of America, since it aired for 40 years — will be excited to know that there’s a new party bar with the same name two blocks east…
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Dining, SFoodie The Angry Inch Macarons at Tout Sweet Pâtiserrie Are a Must

The Angry Inch Macarons at Tout Sweet Pâtiserrie Are a Must

Some product tie-ins are better than others (I’m old enough to dimly remember the Mr. T cereal, about which the less said, the better). But Tout Sweet Pâtiserrie’s Angry Inch macarons are pretty ingenious. It’s not because the bourbon-orange marmalade…
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Dining, SFoodie Bartlett Hall Becomes the Newest Member of the SF Brewers Guild

Bartlett Hall Becomes the Newest Member of the SF Brewers Guild

With the official release of its first batch of craft beer last month, brewed in the heart of Union Square, Bartlett Hall (242 O’Farrell St.) became the 20th member of the ever-expanding SF Brewers Guild. I made my way to…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Tourism For Locals: Shreve & Co. is S.F.'s Brightest Diamond

Tourism For Locals: Shreve & Co. is S.F.'s Brightest Diamond

If diamonds are a girl's best friend, then the rock sitting on Dame San Francisco's hand must be from Shreve & Co. -- San Francisco's iconic luxury jeweler based here since 1854.…
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Dining, Eat Have a Pleasant Stay: Two Updated Hotel Bars Show Different Sides of S.F.

Have a Pleasant Stay: Two Updated Hotel Bars Show Different Sides of S.F.

There's something about hotel bars. Something more special than your average bar down the street. They're often old — hotels provide a captive audience willing to pay lots of money for a drink — but it's more than just age…
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Dining, Recent Openings

Recent Openers June 4-10, 2014

Bartlett Hall: Union Square gets yet another brewpub, this one from the folks behind Maverick. They bring with them their famous butter burger, along with a menu of updated pub grub and classic cocktails with a twist. 242 O'Farrell, 433-4332,…
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Dining, Recent Openings

Recent Openers May 28-June 3, 2014

Bartlett Hall: Union Square gets yet another brewpub, this one from the folks behind Maverick. They bring with them their famous butter burger, along with a menu of updated pub grub and classic cocktails with a twist. 242 O'Farrell, 433-4332,…
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Dining, Distillations Distillations: Improvisations on a Theme at Les Joulins Jazz Bistro

Distillations: Improvisations on a Theme at Les Joulins Jazz Bistro

Les Joulins Jazz Bistro makes a great nightcap: Take a date there after the-thing-you're-ostensibly-doing is over, put a cheap drink in her hand, let her be stunned by the live music, the late-night energy ... it feels like you're having…
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Dining, Eat Kin Khao: Upscale Thai Tries to Sort Out Its Identity on Your Tongue

Kin Khao: Upscale Thai Tries to Sort Out Its Identity on Your Tongue

Location can make or break a restaurant, or so the conventional thinking goes. It's not a factor I consider much in a place like S.F., where high-end food can be found in dive bars and basements, and citizens will travel…
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Dining, Recent Openings

Recent Openers March 19-25, 2014

The Coachman: Local celeb chef Charles Phan (The Slanted Door, Hard Water, Vietnamese Home Cooking) surprises everyone by trying his hand at British food. Menu options include fried smelt, bone marrow with snails, prime rib with Yorkshire pudding, and skate…
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Dining, Recent Openings

Recent Openers March 5-11, 2014

Horner's Corner: Noe Valley's latest bistro (in the space formerly known as Noe's Bar) has a New American menu that prominently features pizzas from its brick oven. It's also offering brunch right out of the gate, and its activity-filled kids…
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News, Sucka Free City Camera Obscura: Union Square Has at Least 300 Surveillance Cameras

Camera Obscura: Union Square Has at Least 300 Surveillance Cameras

Early on a Saturday morning in September, a man was found lying unconscious in Union Square. His eyes were bruised and swollen shut; he bore head injuries suggesting a fall. He arrived at San Francisco General Hospital with two keys,…
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