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Week to Week: Because the News Matters

John Zipperer | Posted 05.28.2012 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Everyone complains about shouting heads on cable TV and the sorry state of our political discourse, but few people seem to realize that we can do something about it.

Berkeley Rep's Doctor Dispenses Wild, Wacky Remedy for the Blahs

Leo Stutzin | Posted 04.22.2012 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

A Doctor in Spite of Himself at Berkeley Rep employs puppets, pop-culture references, and all manner of music and physical comedy to dispense pure hilarity. It's nonsense, to be sure, but this nonsense is spectacularly inspired.

The Staying Power of Joan Baez: A Night at Yoshi's

Larissa Archer | Posted 04.17.2012 | San Francisco
Larissa Archer

Recently at Yoshi's in San Francisco, Joan Baez performed as a guest rather than as the main act, but the audience distinctly appeared to be of the Baez tribe.

It's Funny Because It's True...

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 04.01.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

One of my favorite things to do is watch stand-up comedy -- especially when it's funny because it's true. And in S.F., there's a woman named Dixie De La Tour who feels the same way about real life stories as they relate to sex and gender.

Acclaimed Local Chef Gives Us The Secret To His Legendary Fried Chicken

| Posted 11.28.2011 | San Francisco

By Shyla Batliwalla If you pride yourself on being a seasoned SF diner, odds are you’ve feasted in at least one of Chef Mitchell Rosenthal’s th...

Delfina's Legendary Chef On His Fave Spots And Why Breathing Is Overrated

| Tami Yu | Posted 01.30.2012 | San Francisco

Who: Craig Stoll Years in SF: 23 Current Neighborhood: The Mission Current Gig: Running four restaurants, being a husband and father. Just bought ...

Performance Art, Pop-Up Meals, Sample Sales And More

| Tami Yu | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

This weekend, reggae and J-Pop lovers will party it up while theater folks get to see a new improv show. For those who adore specialty denim, there's ...

Five Spots That Just May Have The Best Lemonade In San Francisco

| Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

They say if life gives you lemons, it's time to make lemonade. If that's the case, then if life hands you lemonade, it's time to drink up and be happy...

PHOTOS: The Ultimate Locals Guide To SF Street Art

| Tami Yu | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

San Francisco has and always will be a hotbed of freedom, love and art. Our local street art community reflects this beautiful collective ethos and un...

PHOTOS: City's Top Chefs Reveal Their Secret Recipes

| Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 10.21.2011 | San Francisco

How many times have we all obsessed over a delicious dish when dining out and said to ourselves, "I wish I could cook like this?" With a little hel...

PHOTOS: Take Your Family To These Five Kid-Friendly Restaurants

| Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 10.19.2011 | San Francisco

When it comes to epicurean epicenters, San Francisco ranks at the top of the list. While being a culinary leader is great, a lot of our local spots ar...

So Much To Do! Bike At The Zoo, Eat Street Food, Marvel At Philip Glass

| Tami Yu | Posted 10.18.2011 | San Francisco

Get ready for lots of comedy, music and food this weekend. If you haven't biked around the SF Zoo, make it your goal to bring the family along, or bet...

PHOTOS: From Aviators To Wayfares, SF's Five Best Sunglasses Shops

| Tami Yu | Posted 10.17.2011 | San Francisco

Burning Man and Labor Day are coming up in a couple weeks -- are you ready with all your protective sun gear? We found some of the best sunglasses to ...

PHOTOS: San Francisco Street Food Festival Is Coming

| Tami Yu | Posted 10.15.2011 | San Francisco

Get ready for La Cocina's third annual San Francisco Street Food Festival! Gut-busting goodies are yours for the hoarding this Saturday, August 20...

PHOTOS: Five Great Excursions Just Driving Distance Away

| Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 10.10.2011 | San Francisco

When I think vacation, I think Thailand, Bora Bora and the South of France. Unfortunately, my wallet and professional obligations don't allow for such...

PHOTOS: Our Favorite Season Is Heirloom Tomato Season

| Tami Yu | Posted 10.09.2011 | San Francisco

Meaty, gorgeous and flavorful, heirloom tomatoes are the perfect fruit to grace our dinner plates. The fun dishes below highlight the local bounty fro...

SF Weekend Agenda: Sexy Dancing, Sweet Pastries, Dirty Hands

| Tami Yu | Posted 10.04.2011 | San Francisco

This weekend offers another plethora of fun events around our beautiful city. We've got a dance festival for passionate Tangueros, a gardening fair fo...

RECIPE: Make This Classic San Francisco Cocktail At Home

| Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 10.03.2011 | San Francisco

For many urbanites, summertime equals vacation time. They say sayonara to this 'ol seven-by-seven and hightail it to the beaches of Spain and riverbed...

PHOTOS: It's Riesling Time

| Tami Yu | Posted 10.01.2011 | San Francisco

It's time for Riesling! August is a brilliant month for trying this beautifully versatile wine. Our city's sommeliers and chefs are in love with this ...

PHOTOS: Spend The Weekend With Napa's Cooler, Chilled-Out Cousin

| Tami Yu | Posted 09.23.2011 | San Francisco

The world loves to invade glitzy Napa Valley in droves, but locals should know better. Mosey on over to Healdsburg, an adorable town in the more casua...

Peruvian Fiesta, S&M Fair, Cable Car Restaurant Crawl & More

| Tami Yu | Posted 09.27.2011 | San Francisco

If you don’t have plans lined up this weekend, don’t you worry. We’ve got plenty of things for foodies as well as a community event for families...

Get Cultured, Bake Cake: Your Ultimate Guide To The Weekend

| Tami Yu | Posted 09.20.2011 | San Francisco

Whoo hoo, it’s gonna be pretty nice in San Fran this weekend. At the very least you’ll get warm weather for today and tomorrow. There isn’t any ...

PHOTOS: SF's Best Frozen Goodies

| Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 09.19.2011 | San Francisco

Summer's here, and we aren't holding our breath for a hot one here in San Francisco. But when it comes to cold treats, our city has a lot more to offe...

PHOTOS: Fancy Fragrances From Local Perfume Artistans

| Tami Yu | Posted 09.19.2011 | San Francisco

The allure of perfume has been seducing mankind for thousands of years, and the SF Bay Area is a hotbed of modern olfactory magic. We've gathered our ...

PHOTOS: Find The Best Summer Accessories In The City

| Tami Yu | Posted 09.17.2011 | San Francisco

It's tricky to shop for the summer as SF weather is famously unpredictable. However, that doesn't mean we can't spruce up our outfits. There's just no...