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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: […]


Last Friday April 2nd was the Lower Haight Art Walk, a semi-regular event that showcases local artwork, shopping deals, good food, and lots of booze for the walking public. Just don’t get caught outside with it! For a city that loves to drink so much, we should really just adopt an open bottle policy. Some […]


When I first heard that Iron Chef Bobby Flay was doing a burrito throwdown on his Food Network show “Throwdown with Bobby Flay,” I immediately felt bad for whoever he was going up against. His Southwest style of cooking is heavily influenced by Mexican and Latin American cuisine, so I expected him to be comfortable […]


2010 Update: This year’s Great San Francisco Pillow Fight is on Sunday, February 14th at precisely 6pm in front of the Ferry Building at Justin Herman Plaza on Market and Embarcadero. See you there! The article below is reposted from February 2009. -Gene Valentine’s Day is usually meant to be spent with your honey booboocakes doing […]


I make no secret of my disdain for cupcakes. They are the most overrated thing since, well, take your pick – the Lakers (self-explanatory), Apple (doesn’t make you cool), fixed gear bikes (there are hills in San Francisco), Entourage (you’re not Ari Gold), and froyo (it’s fucking froyo). However, that doesn’t mean cupcakes aren’t good. […]


Last night, about 1,200 partiers gathered on the Metreon’s fourth-floor City View terrace to sample food and drink from several San Francisco restaurants and local wineries. The second annual charity event, Dish, was presented by SF Weekly and Park Merced. Partial proceeds benefitted One World Children’s Fund, which supports community-based organizations around the world serving […]


Every year, San Francisco plays host to the German tradition that is Oktoberfest. It’s a sixteen day festival held in Munich, Germany, that brings millions of people together to celebrate the history and tradition of Bavarian culture. In San Francisco, it is another reason to get thousands of people together to drink their brains out […]