Month: August 2017

Off The Menu: Spicy Bites Enlists Former Dropbox Chef To Bring In New Flavors In Bernal Heights

We all need to evolve and Spicy Bites in Bernal Heights is doing just that. Now called Spicy Bites, former Dropbox Tuck Shop chef Tilak Gurung has taken over the helm. And the menu has evolved with paneer bhuna (cheese cubes with cashews, bell peppers, herbs and spices), channa saag (spinach with garbanzo beans in curry sauce), and lamb […]

Labor Day Weekend Reminder: You Can Get Drunk In A Cab

If you plan to party this Labor Day weekend and we mean, party hard. Here’s a quick little reminder for those who just love to be a little more impaired. That’s right, as the Examiner reminds us, it’s completely legal to drink alcohol in the backseat of cab. Say hello to your new best friend: […]

SFMOMA’s Largest Installation Gets Installed With A Cool Time Lapse Video

Standing at an impressive 1,728 square foot piece spread across a pair of 27 by 32 foot canvasses that individually weigh some 300 pounds. This piece by Julie Mehretu will be the largest piece of art the museum has ever installed. The piece, titled Howl, eon (I,II), comes by way of Ethiopia-born artist Julie Mehretu. So what’s […]

Off The Menu: The Hello Kitty Cafe Is Popping Up This September

What fans of the Sanrio franchise call ‘Heaven,’ the Hello Kitty Cafe will be popping up in SF in September.  Coming to Stonestown Galleria on Saturday, 9/16—visit the cult cafe that has every fan on the edge of their heels. Everything from Hello Kitty merch to lattes with art of the kitty’s famous face drawn […]

An Interview Of Our Time: Pussy Riot Founder Nadya Tolokno in Conversation

Update #1: The event organizers were recently able to open more seating for this event including additional $20 tickets, but they are going fast, so jump on them while you can! Feminist, political prisoner, mother, activist, artist, radical—Nadya Tolokno is all of these.  But she is best known as the founder of Pussy Riot, an all-female […]

This is What Love Looks Like: Ocean Beach Comes Together Photo Du Jour

After a rough weekend of political action, SF comes together for love. While much of the city was focused on rallies and marches against bigotry and hate on Saturday, a group of people headed to Ocean Beach for a planned demonstration of their own — forming a heart shape that got topped with an American […]

Breakout Your Calendars: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is Bringing the Soul to the Golden Gate Park This Fall

Bluegrass heals the soul—and heaven know’s we could all use some soul-healing musings right about now. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival—one of the greatest things to ever happen to San Francisco—has begun to announce setting in stone its soon-to-be published lineup. The festival is scheduled to take place the weekend of October 6-8 in Hellman Hollow at […]

Outerlands In The Sunset Scores A New Spot And We’re So Very Excited

The brunch spot of all brunch spots has something up their sleeve and one old convenience store tells the tale. Owners Lana Porcello and Dave Muller have recently taken over the space that previously housed Great Highway Market at 3633 Taraval St., which was gutted in a fire two years ago. Now, the partners are planning […]

San Francisco, Let’s ‘Go High’ This Saturday in the Face of Hate (and Here’s How)

Let’s collectively go above the fray…and not feed into their culturally corrosive narratives. Sometime last week, word broke loose that the San Francisco would (grudgingly) be hosting a “free speech rally” at Crissy Field that, without sugar coating it, is expected to emphasize hate above anything else. It’s likely to be a racially charged, homophobic, […]

Off The Menu: Hella Halal Is SoMa’s Late Night Destination

A new halal spot has opened it’s doors and late night eaters can rejoice in SoMa. The newcomer to SoMa, called Hella Halal, is a semi-permanent pop-up at 320 11th St. (between Folsom St & Harrison St), inside Garage Cafe. Evolving Since 2012, Hella Halal, formerly Halal Halal made their debut at the SF Underground […]

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