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BOSF 2012: How to Choose a Chinatown Restaurant

San Francisco has the largest percentage of Chinese-Americans of any big city: 21.4 percent, more than double runner-up Honolulu. And we have a large, vibrant and authentic Chinatown near downtown. So it stands to reason that we have lots of…
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Dining, SFoodie San Francisco's 10 Best Wine Lists

San Francisco's 10 Best Wine Lists

San Francisco is one of the best places in the world to drink young wines, particularly those with attitude, from many different places. Sommeliers here are passionate and their wine lists reflect it. We don't have many older wines on…
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Drink: Buying Wine: Finding Great Bottles and Advice in S.F.

A good wine shop is worth more than a shelf full of wine guidebooks. At the best shops, the buyers taste everything they stock. If you tell them what you like, they can suggest bottles to fit in with what…
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Dining, SFoodie San Francisco's Top 10 Dim Sum Restaurants

San Francisco's Top 10 Dim Sum Restaurants

What better way to spend a weekend morning than over dim sum? Waitresses keep offering you tidbits of pork and shrimp, your endless pot of tea gets refilled without asking if you leave the lid up (there's a veteran tip),…
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Dining, SFoodie What's Your Death Row Last Meal?

What's Your Death Row Last Meal?

I got to thinking about death-row last meal requests last week, which naturally made me think of mine. I don't want to speculate about why I'd be executed. Naturally, I would be being framed. I also asked some SF Weekly…
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Dining, SFoodie Tolosa Shows What Chardonnay Smells Like Without Oak

Tolosa Shows What Chardonnay Smells Like Without Oak

Earlier this year I attended a fascinating seminar, led by a perfumer, at Tolosa Winery in San Luis Obispo County. Over the course of several mentally exhausting hours, we learned by blind-whiffing essential oils exactly what many of the descriptors…
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Dining, SFoodie <i>Farmageddon</i> Cries For Small Farms and Raw Milk

Farmageddon Cries For Small Farms and Raw Milk

The US government is at war with small farmers who try to raise animals for meat and milk in sustainable ways. Regulations are written for -- and often by -- agribusiness. And the situation has actually gotten worse under President…
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Dining, SFoodie Yelp Says Outright Lying is "Personal Opinion"

Yelp Says Outright Lying is "Personal Opinion"

Jesse Hirsch recently brought to my attention a review of Tuba restaurant on Yelp, by a woman who claims to write for us. She wrote: This place totally rocks! The food blows your mind away. I also write for SF…
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Dining, SFoodie Dear Texas: If You Must Kill Prisoners, Please Give Them a Last Meal

Dear Texas: If You Must Kill Prisoners, Please Give Them a Last Meal

Texas and California don't have a lot in common politically, except for incarceration. Both states love to put people in prison, so much so that we're going to have to let a bunch of ours out soon. Texas has a…
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Dining, SFoodie "Easy Chinese: San Francisco" Uses Our Town Like a Blank Screen

"Easy Chinese: San Francisco" Uses Our Town Like a Blank Screen

The Cooking Channel's "Easy Chinese: San Francisco" was an exciting concept to me: an entire 14-episode series, premiering tomorrow, based on the great Chinese food we have here. Wouldn't you like to know how to make Golden Gate Bakery's custard…
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Dining, SFoodie "Easy Chinese: San Francisco" Host Loves Mission Pie

"Easy Chinese: San Francisco" Host Loves Mission Pie

On Saturday, the Cooking Channel launches "Easy Chinese: San Francisco," a full season of 14 30-minute episodes showing Taiwanese-born Ching-He Huang cooking her recipes in our town. I spoke with Ching on the phone earlier this week from her home…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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