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    Dining, Eat Stranded!: Set Adrift with Dinner on Fisherman's Wharf's Floating Restaurant

    Stranded!: Set Adrift with Dinner on Fisherman's Wharf's Floating Restaurant

    "So, where are you folks from?" the Hawaiian-shirted skipper asks when he unlocks the gate to the dock on Pier 39 that leads to your dinner destination. You fight your resentment at being mistaken for a tourist as you board…
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    Best of San Francisco, Food & Drink

    Best Off-Shore Dining

    We initially visited Forbes Island for the novelty: a houseboat-cum-restaurant fashioned into a mini-island, complete with palm trees and lighthouse above, fine dining below (and we do mean below -- some of the portholes are underwater, so you occasionally catch…
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    Best Place to Get Away From It All

    Capri is too far away, you've had it with Hawaii, and St. Bart's is totally yesterday. So where does the overstressed San Franciscan go for a tranquil island sabbatical? Forbes Island, that wallet-friendly alternative to the Caribbean a Frisbee's throw…
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    Best Restaurant That's Also a Vacation

    One of the most trying aspects of getting away from it all is actually having to go somewhere, and when you figure in traffic jams, airport delays, packing, unpacking, repacking, etc., enjoying yourself can be a real pain in the…
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    2,000 Millimeters Under the Sea

    I had a feeling my girlfriend and I were in for something more than your average dinner when, after I called Forbes Island to make a reservation, the man who answered told me to look not for a restaurant, but…
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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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