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Dining, Eat Chino Combines Two of San Francisco's Greatest Loves: Chinese Food and Mixology

Chino Combines Two of San Francisco's Greatest Loves: Chinese Food and Mixology

Dumplings and cocktails. That's the elevator pitch for Chino, the new "Chinese-y" restaurant at 16th and Guerrero from the folks behind Tacolicious. The idea was born years ago in a conversation between owner Joe Hargrave and his now-beverage director, Mike…
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Culture, Art Elysian Fields: New Vistas of the World's Most Picturesque City Hit S.F.

Elysian Fields: New Vistas of the World's Most Picturesque City Hit S.F.

The most-photographed city in the world? Has to be Paris, the French capital of 2 million that's inspired generations of photographers to genuflect before its towering monuments and distinctive arrondissements. Who can forget Henri Cartier-Bresson's Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, the…
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Culture, Art King of the Underworld: See San Francisco's Columbarium Through the Eyes of Its Caretaker

King of the Underworld: See San Francisco's Columbarium Through the Eyes of Its Caretaker

Tucked in a cul-de-sac in the Inner Richmond, The Columbarium's neo-classical architecture and copper dome seem out of place. The inside of the building resembles a dollhouse and a church with its ornately decorated walls and large, stained glass windows.…
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Dining, Eat The Palm House: High-End Frozen Margaritas and Caribbean Fusion in the Marina

The Palm House: High-End Frozen Margaritas and Caribbean Fusion in the Marina

The Marina's new Palm House has the most attractive frozen slushie machine you've ever seen. The slushies circulate hypnotically in the porthole of a copper-fronted, wood-lined machine — and the drinks it produces are way above average, too. Those of…
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Culture, Art The Art of Argument: Controversial Juxtapositions Spark Debate at a Multi-Museum Exhibition

The Art of Argument: Controversial Juxtapositions Spark Debate at a Multi-Museum Exhibition

In the spring of 1917, in a storeroom at an exhibition space in midtown New York, the painter George Bellows and the art curator Walter Arensberg had one of the liveliest arguments ever held about a piece of art. Bellows…
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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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Dining, Eat Schroeder's: One of San Francisco's Oldest Restaurants Gets the Small Plates Treatment

Schroeder's: One of San Francisco's Oldest Restaurants Gets the Small Plates Treatment

A German restaurant named Schroeder's has been open in downtown San Francisco for the past 121 years, though the merchants and sea captains who frequented the original lunch counter would be hard-pressed to recognize the California-German gastropub that it has…
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Dining, Eat 4505 Burgers & BBQ and Smokestack: Styles of Barbecue Continue to Mingle in San Francisco

4505 Burgers & BBQ and Smokestack: Styles of Barbecue Continue to Mingle in San Francisco

There is no food more fraught, more contentious, in this country than barbecue. Sure, people will debate the relative merits of deep dish or New York pizza, hot dogs with or without ketchup, chili with or without beans, but never…
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Locals Only: Point the Tourists to the Parade, Then Sneak Off to One of These Events

The groups of tourists that come to San Francisco for Pride sure are cute. Often decked out in matching T-shirts, popping Champagne, and reveling in the excitement of their first out-and-proud Pride experience, these LGBT folks from the landlocked states…
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Culture, Art Interludes: Mathematical Formulas Meld with Abstract Paintings in Three New Shows

Interludes: Mathematical Formulas Meld with Abstract Paintings in Three New Shows

Beams of light converge on perfectly geometrical planes in Bernadette Jiyong Frank's new paintings, producing the kind of atmospheric vision that makes people want to believe in a higher power. But Frank's paintings — on display at San Francisco's Dolby…
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Culture, Art Songs of Ourselves: An Attorney Sings Walt Whitman Poems to Chronicle the History of Queer Community

Songs of Ourselves: An Attorney Sings Walt Whitman Poems to Chronicle the History of Queer Community

The rainbow flag billowing in the wind at the intersection of Market and Castro streets can be spotted from Daniel Redman's home in the Castro District. Facing toward the window, Redman closes his eyes, lifts his head, and erupts into…
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Culture, Art Blood, Sweat, and Canvas: Remembering the Struggle for LGBT Rights

Blood, Sweat, and Canvas: Remembering the Struggle for LGBT Rights

For nearly 20 years, a massive pink triangle has been emblazoned across Twin Peaks during each Pride weekend. Visible from the hub of the festivities on Market Street and from as far away as the mouth of the Caldecott Tunnel,…
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Nudi-Meter: Here's Where You Should (and Shouldn't) Think Twice Before Stripping

Pride Parade: Nudity is questionable during any event that kicks off this early in the morning. The parade tends to be a family-oriented event, so at least stick some rainbow pasties over your nipples and conceal that beer can in…
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Empower: Honor the Activist Traditions of Pride with These Events

With all the booze, dancing, and making out, it can be easy to forget the origins of Pride. Inspired by the 1969 Stonewall riots, Pride is rooted in the struggle for LGBT civil rights. If you'd rather skip the corporate…
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Controversial Pride Talking Points: Enrage and Entertain Your Friends!

Prison of Politics The Armory, headquarters of local BDSM porn company Kink.com, drew ire from activists when it announced it was hosting a prison-themed party for Pride. Offended parties cited high incarceration rates of LGBT people and the elevated instances…
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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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Music, Comics Issue 2014: A Magical History Tour Through S.F.'s Music Scene

Comics Issue 2014: A Magical History Tour Through S.F.'s Music Scene

Music Editor Ian S. Port takes a trip through S.F. clubs will illustrator Jim Kettner, and finds that the city's past is never really past.…
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Culture, Art Comics Issue 2014: A Queen and His Beard

Comics Issue 2014: A Queen and His Beard

Artist, performer, and bearded lady Trangela Lansbury fills us in on​ living cheap, looking fabulous, and using glitter to exfoliate. Click here to read a larger version of this comic and the rest of SF Weekly's Comics Issue.…
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Music, Comics Issue 2014: Getting Lost in the Night Is a Feature, Not a Bug

Comics Issue 2014: Getting Lost in the Night Is a Feature, Not a Bug

Dance writer Derek Opperman and illustrator Bex Freund testify to the urgency of clubland catharsis — even if it means becoming a monster. Click here to read a larger version of this comic and the rest of SF Weekly's Comics…
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Dining, Eat Comics Issue 2014: Learning to See How the Land Provides

Comics Issue 2014: Learning to See How the Land Provides

Food & Drink Editor Anna Roth goes to the ends of the city with forager Iso Rabins to learn how to see the edible world all around us.​ Click here to read a larger version of this comic and the…
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