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Pointed Opinion: Business Closures Are A Direct Influence Of Little To No Community From The Neighborhood

Yes, you’ve read that title right. It’s our exact theory on why businesses close, especially in this time of pandemic where community support is so vital. Though on Bob Cut, we’re never one to write about businesses closures—It’s a sad, difficult, and draining process on everyone’s fronts. Though to inform the reader post-death, it feels […]

New Art Installation Comes To Hayes Valley and It’s Big

Being erected at this very moment, Patricia’s Green is getting new art for the center of Hayes Valley. This fractal sculpture is a 50-foot-tall steel and light installation that was originally commissioned for and by Coachella / 2SQUARED. According to artist Charles Gadeken, the cubic form and fractal arrangement of 3D light pixels are supposed to […]

Westward Leaning Pops Up With A Toy Machine at Chantal Guillon

It is one of those collabs’ where we stopped outside the store to take a further look. Concept, executed. Westward Leaning (a local sunglasses brand) has popped up in Chantal Guillon’s Hayes Valley store for a limited time and their interesting idea… A claw-and-grab machine. The limited-edition sunglasses come separately packaged and inspired by CG’s most […]

Jardinière Brings Mexican Cuisine into their French Kitchen For A New Food Series

French restaurant Jardinière is paying tribute to Mexican cuisine with a new food series. On the second Monday of each month, Jardinière will take diners on a culinary journey through the “land of enchantment” with Noches en Mexico. Sous Chefs Christinne Marmolejo and Carlos Trujillo draw from Mexican traditions and personal connections to create this […]

Hayes Valley Welcomed Man Booker Prize Winner, George Saunders

Nourse Theater found its Art Deco self filled to the brim with readers, artists, and liberally minded individuals of the Bay Area as Man Booker Prize Winner, George Saunders, took his seat on the stage. The topic, of course, was his novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” released last year to immediate acclaim and fascination. Written […]

Off The Menu: Wise Sons’ To Move On Into Hayes Valley

It’s time to get your bagel on. Wise Sons has officially announced that October 31st (Halloween, that is) will be the opening date of its latest location. As we reported this past summer, 537 Octavia St. is the lucky new home of the beloved SF bagel chain, meaning Hayes Valley will benefit from traditional, quality […]

Off The Menu: Barcino Debuts Gorgy Interiors And We’re Feeling The Fantasy

From once it’s former Cajun glory, Boxing Room, comes a new concept; gorgeous interiors that are sure to please the senses. What was the former has now seen a gorgeous evolution in character, the live greenery and unique nods to Catalonian culture at Barcino meant to inspire conversation and evoke a true sense of space. […]

Michelin Star Chef Dominique Crenn Calls Out San Pellegrino Jurors

Update: Dominique Crenn calls out the San Pellegrino jurors (and rightly so) for the exclusion of female jurors. As Eater notes, looking at the full list of jurors on the San Pellegrino site, there are indeed women on a number of the regional juries, including Ana Ros representing Eastern Europe, and Daniela Soto-Innes and April Bloomfield […]

5 New Brunches To Totally Devour In July

Photo courtesy of Rooh Rooh Being a consistent recommendation from our friends and editors alike, Rooh in SoMa has taken the cake for Indian-inspired brunches; It goes without saying, we were psyched when Rooh started serving Sunday brunch. But how does one eat an Indian brunch? How does: a Masala Omelette with tomato, onion, chili, cilantro, and […]

Things To Do: Warm Movie Nights In Hayes Valley

Photo courtesy of ProxySF Spring has sprung; time to get out, get together and watch cinema genius! The Spring Series of free outdoor film screenings returns to the PROXY Walk-in Theater starting March 31. Truth, post-truth, politics and social upheaval—this year’s series explores the present moment through humor, pointed observation, and stark reflection. Empowering and […]

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