Every now and then something happens in the world that enrages me so much that in true Incredible Hulk-like fashion, I transform without any control over the process.
The following is a macro level study guide of the educational essentials to the city smaller than Disney World.
In the coming week, Bay Area movie goers will have the rare opportunity -- in fact the first in nearly a century -- to see a film widely considered one of the most emblematic of the Bay Area's long-forgotten movie making past.
Yo, wanna take a ride through Marin? Lets take it nice and easy... Real nice and precise like... No hills, no problems, lots of fun. Welcome to the intersection of Tea Berry Lane and Paradise.
When you have a tendency to write about San Francisco, and you have been doing it enough, certain themes keep coming back around, whether you want them to or not.
Alice Waters didn't set out to start a revolution. When the former Montessori teacher and Francophile opened up her Craftsman bungalow in 1971, she just wanted to offer a convivial place to break bread like the places she admired in Europe.
Last night after the heat still had not really broken, we had no idea what to do. So, after a moment's hesitation, we decided the only appropriate action was North Beach.
You know what's funny to us? How many San Francisco restaurants insist on naming themselves after their sourcing policies: Locavore, Local's Corner, Local Mission Eatery. We get it -- you guys love to shop at the farmers market -- just like us!
Now, before you go and think that I am prone to conspiracy theories and looking through drawers for secrets, understand that I have been knocking around this town for most of my (allegedly) adult life.
We have all sorts of weird things going on right now, from the Mirkarimi circus to development projects going sideways. However, I will speak of none of these things. The reason is obvious: The Dodgers are in town.
Most people generally don't venture this high up on Noe Valley's 24th Street unless they're heading to the park with their dog, but Brad Levy's neighborhood fixture Firefly has consistently been packing in the locals for almost 19 years.
For the couple people who missed last week, the topic was "who would you invite to a historical San Francisco dinner." No sooner did it hit the site than I started getting new additions to the cast.
As members of the Wingtip flip through the wine menus made from signature leather they come across a weekly brief of club events. There's a Humphrey Slocombe ice cream social, a dominos tournament, and a legal trip to Cuba on the schedule.
Maria Morales is an awesome climber and a kick ass climbing instructor. She has been climbing all over the US since 2001 and helping noobs like me get into the sport since 2007.
I had the pleasure of attending opening night of Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at the Eureka Theater. The Ray of Light Theatre production was absolutely stunning and worth the modest ticket price.
Those of you who have reading my scrawlings since the days of the Examiner column will know this game by now. We have done this before, and it seems about time to send the hamster around the wheel.