Archive for the ‘Best of’ Category

Spanish for “bloody,” sangria is a bloody libation best shared around the table with friends and family by the pitcher, usually with tapas. Originally from Spain, sangria is a wine punch that quickly grew in popularity throughout Europe and was first introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York. Ever […]


Finally, San Francisco takes first place in another battle of the cities! If you’ve been keeping track, San Francisco is the 2nd Most Photo-Friendly City, the 3rd Most Creative City in the World, and 3rd Best City in the World to Live. All very respectful finishes considering the stiff competition, and it may be even […]


The people have voted, and decided that Wasteland is the best vintage and thrift store in the Haight. Wasteland snatched up the majority of the vote with 57%, followed by Buffalo Exchange with 29% and Aardvark’s at 14%. Crossroads and Held Over didn’t receive any love, unfortunately. I will say, though, that I’ve bought stuff […]


Photographer website PopPhoto.com recently put together a list of the top 30 most photo-friendly cities in the United States. They took the 30 most populous cities and ranked them from 1-30 accross ten different categories, including “annual average percentage of sunny hours, number of days with measurable precipitation, per-capita number of camera shops and museums and […]


It should be pretty easy to guess where I got the inspiration for this article. If you can’t figure it out, check out the article I posted last week, Best of SF Weekly’s Best of San Francisco 2009: Futurismo. In this installment, I took a look at 7×7 Magazine’s The Best of the City 2009 […]


Everyone loves reading a good “Best of” list. It takes everything that exists about a particular subject, and pares it down to the cream of the crop for easy digestion. Year after year, SF Weekly puts together a colossal “Best of San Francisco” list that spotlights fresh places and trend-setters. The problem with this list […]