Archive for May, 2010

I saw this guy right when I boarded the K-line at Van Ness and I knew I had to sit by him. Me: So, is there a convention or something going on? Muni Man:  (chuckles) Nah, today’s my day off. We proceeded to talk about the cool costumes he saw at WonderCon, whether or not he […]


Anchor & Hope is a seafood restaurant located in  SoMa on Minna and 2nd.  It’s the 3rd SoMa restaurant brought to you by the owners of Salt House and Town Hall.  The brick building that houses Anchor & Hope has a unique history, dating back 100 years as a mechanic’s warehouse.  The ambiance is very […]


Dear Alcohol, I don’t even know where to start. I was just walking down Clement Street with a massive hangover, which you gave me, when I ran into Dirty Trix. Imagine my surprise when I found out you’ve been getting around. You told me I was special, that I was the only one. Well fuck […]


As seen on the bench in front of Big Mouth Burgers on 24th between Misison and Valencia. Kevin over at Uptown Almanac also spotted the same elephant elsewhere. Also check out: Photo: Asian Moustache Photo: Evening Shot of the San Francisco Skyline from Coit Tower Photo: Rainbow After the Hailstorm Photo: PAE DAY Photo: Dolores Park Movie Night: Back […]


I don’t remember much of what happened at Bay to Breakers 2010, but judging from these photos I had a blast. Whoever is in charge of inventing holidays should seriously consider making the day after Bay to Breakers one. Other collections of Bay to Breakers 2010 photos and posts: Uptown Almanac: Bay to Breakers Dance-Off: […]


Imagine this scenario: Cartoon characters exist in the real life, just like in Cool World and Who Framed Roger Rabbit. It’s Thursday night at the Holy Cow/Friday night at Delirium/Saturday night at The Matrix/Monday night at 540 Club/wherever you go to catch STDs on any given night. You run into Scooby Doo, Yogi Bear, Harvey […]


Benkyodo’s slogan reads, “Confections that win affections,” and they’ve definitely won me over many times. The Japanese confectionery specializes in fresh mochi and manju, which are made daily by hand. It’s easy to confuse mochi for manju, but the difference is actually pretty simple: Mochi – a sticky rice cake that is made from pounding steamed mochi […]