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Dining, SFoodie Eating Your Way Through the Victorian Era at the Dickens Fair

Eating Your Way Through the Victorian Era at the Dickens Fair

Victorian London was a magical era, with orphans cementing their pickpocketing skills while Jack the Ripper eviscerated prostitutes. Despite this, San Francisco’s own annual Dickens Christmas Fair celebrates all the things that made it a great time to be…
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News, The Snitch Yesterday's Crimes: Penny Dreadful, the Blonde Thrill Killer

Yesterday's Crimes: Penny Dreadful, the Blonde Thrill Killer

August Norry of Daly City once dreamed of glory in baseball's major leagues, but he didn’t have enough of a fastball. After an unsuccessful tryout with the San Francisco Seals (the team that put Joe DiMaggio on the path…
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Dining, SFoodie Sizzler Is Still Sizzling (And Hasn't Changed Since the '90s)

Sizzler Is Still Sizzling (And Hasn't Changed Since the '90s)

Just in case you were wondering, Sizzler still exists, and it hasn’t changed much since they created that over-the-top patriotic commercial for internal training purposes back in 1991, which went viral earlier this year. I hadn’t eaten there for at…
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Dining, Distillations Distillations: Channeling the Inner Townie at The Corner Spot

Distillations: Channeling the Inner Townie at The Corner Spot

The Corner Spot on 14th Avenue is so new that the neighbors are still complaining about the new paint smell. There were enough booze brands in neon lights that if you sat a toddler on the bar he'd learn to…
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News, Sucka Free City A Deal Fit for a King: A Royal Review of San Francisco's Commercial Nobility

A Deal Fit for a King: A Royal Review of San Francisco's Commercial Nobility

San Francisco is both a city and a county, which often makes it the living incarnation of the old saw about government: Why buy one when you can buy two at twice the price? While traversing this city-county, however, it…
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Dining, Eat M.Y. China: S.F.'s Most Expensive Dim Sum

M.Y. China: S.F.'s Most Expensive Dim Sum

We live in a magical land called the Sunset, where delicious dim sum dumplings can be had for 50 cents apiece, so paying $18 for five is definitely a seismic shift. That's the price of the pork and black truffle…
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News, The Snitch Nicholas Hudson, Teen Accused of Torching Muni, Appears in Court

Nicholas Hudson, Teen Accused of Torching Muni, Appears in Court

Nicholas Hudson, the 19-year-old man accused of torching a Muni bus during the World Series celebration, appeared in court this morning where he pleaded not guilty to arson charges. Hudson, a Daly City resident, was arrested yesterday morning in South…
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Calendar, Night&Day Tour de NorCal

Tour de NorCal

This year’s Amgen Tour of California features new challenges and breathtaking scenery — spanning more than 750 miles in just eight days. Today, San Francisco is the second stop on this Tour de France-style competition, the nation’s largest and best…
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News, The Snitch Incensed Driver Sets DMV Employee's Car on Fire

Incensed Driver Sets DMV Employee's Car on Fire

There's no mystery as to why the DMV brings out the worst in human beings -- those never-ending lines, the surly staff, and don't forget the Bible-thumping hate mail sent to your home.Apparently, the Department of Motor Vehicles pushed one…
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News, The Snitch Local Mom Who Prefers Smirnoff to Smurfs Gets Jail Time

Local Mom Who Prefers Smirnoff to Smurfs Gets Jail Time

Sarah Boushey, the vodka-chugging, Smurf-hating mother, was sentenced to 69 days in San Mateo county jail after the Smurfs movie drove her to drink and drive with her 4-year-old daughter in the car.According to the San Mateo County DA, mom,…
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News, The Snitch Medical Marijuana Ban in Daly City Means More Business for S.F. Pot Clubs

Medical Marijuana Ban in Daly City Means More Business for S.F. Pot Clubs

It's not often that a police department will recommend a medical marijuana delivery service.Yet the Daly City Police Department did just that this week, endorsing the Purple Dinosaur delivery service as a preferable alternative to permitted medical marijuana dispensaries in…
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Dining, SFoodie Our Food Faves #35: Silvanas From House of Silvanas

Our Food Faves #35: Silvanas From House of Silvanas

Of the many fine things to come from houses -- prime rib, pancakes, Venus Xtravaganza -- the finest may be silvanas. Conjured out of butter and cashews, with a…
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News, The Snitch David Hanna Identified as Pedestrian Killed in Hit-And-Run

David Hanna Identified as Pedestrian Killed in Hit-And-Run

San Mateo County authorities identified 27-year-old David Zaki Hanna as the San Francisco man who was killed in a tragic hit-and-run accident Saturday morning. Police say Hanna's Toyota Camry hit a soundwall on the right shoulder of the highway at…
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News, The Snitch Jaeson Chon, Missing Daly City Man, Found Dead in Lake Merced

Jaeson Chon, Missing Daly City Man, Found Dead in Lake Merced

Police say they have found the body of 66-year-old Jaeson Chon, who had wandered away from his Daly City home last week, in the water at San Francisco's Lake Merced.Sgt. Michael Barton told reporters that search teams found Chon in…
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News, Sucka Free City Women at Occupy SF: They Are Few But Mighty

Women at Occupy SF: They Are Few But Mighty

The nationwide Occupy demonstrations intended to shine a light on inequality by rallying against the "1 percent" of people who control America's power and wealth. But that doesn't mean that the people who have settled into tents for the long…
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Dining, SFoodie House of Sisig: Banana Leaves, Salted Eggs, and Rice-Covered Fingers

House of Sisig: Banana Leaves, Salted Eggs, and Rice-Covered Fingers

Maybe because restaurant critics like me spend so many nights at restaurants, shuffling bread plates and wine glasses, anticipating the arrival of courses, playing my role in the fixed rituals of the restaurant world -- yeah, rough life -- a…
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Dining, Eat Fresh Eats: Toast Deli's Sisig Surprise Is One (Good) Hot Mess

Fresh Eats: Toast Deli's Sisig Surprise Is One (Good) Hot Mess

Sisig, a drinking snack created in the 1970s, has become the dish that seems to define modern Filipino food in the Bay Area. I have seen fish, chicken, pork, tofu, and chickboy (chicken-pork) sisig on local menus, not to mention…
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Dining, SFoodie Pamonha's: Giant Burgers and Even Bigger Sweet-Corn Tamales

Pamonha's: Giant Burgers and Even Bigger Sweet-Corn Tamales

Three buildings past the border into Daly City -- so close to San Francisco you can ride the 14 bus there -- is Pamonha's Brazilian Cuisine, the subject of this week's full-length restaurant review. Just one of the area's growing number…
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Dining, Eat Pamonha's Brazilian Cuisine: Sweet Corn Delight Justifies a Drive to Daly City

Pamonha's Brazilian Cuisine: Sweet Corn Delight Justifies a Drive to Daly City

You have to give the smiling corn-cob sign above Pamonha's Brazilian Cuisine credit for truth in advertising. The cafe specializes in corn, or more specifically, a type of sweet-corn tamal (called pamonha) that's hard to find in the United States.…
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News, The Snitch Friend of a Police Officer Arrested on Suspicion of Attempted Rape

Friend of a Police Officer Arrested on Suspicion of Attempted Rape

A man who is friends with a local cop apparently thought that made him above the law.San Francisco Police arrested a man who allegedly tried to rob and rape a woman in the Ingleside neighborhood. At about 3:17 p.m. on…
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