Posts Tagged ‘north beach’

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 […]


This gorgeous photo of the evening skyline was taken by local photographer Scott Mansfield. It was taken half way up Coit Tower in North Beach. Watching the city electrify, as the night approaches, is a wonderfully meditative experience.  It happens gradually, individual windows turning on adding single squares of light, slowly filling the foreground with […]


I rarely dine out in North Bearch because of the many over-priced restaurants and valet parking, but for Mangarosa Restaurant & Bar I will make an exception.  Mangarosa, translated in Portuguese as “pink mango,” is a mango prominent in Northeast Brazil, considered to be the cream of the crop.  In that spirit, the owners of […]


Often seen as the ignored sibling of the frozen dessert family, Gelato doesn’t seem to get as much love as ice cream and frozen yogurt. Perhaps because most people haven’t been to Italy, where there are more gelato stands than we have McDonald’s and Starbucks. Or maybe it’s because many dont know exactly what the […]