Diana Dunkelberger gets the scoop on yummy local edibles. View her last installment here.
For this week’s installation of The Larder, we’ve gotten some help from Sylvan Mishima Brackett, the longtime assistant to Alice Waters at Chez Panisse, and the owner of Peko-Peko, a fantastic Japanese catering company that specializes in the robust fare of the izakaya (Japanese tavern). Read more »
It’s finally time! We’re announcing the winner to our Shop Local contest, in which we challenged readers to send us stories about how they spent at least $100 at locally-owned and operated businesses during the 2008 holiday season. We received so many fantastic entries, we extended the deadline way beyond Christmas day. Read more »
The Year of the Ox started with a bang of firecrackers and a gigantic parade that made its way through downtown San Francisco. Families lined up early to get a prime viewing spot along the parade route, while munching on steam buns and pot stickers to keep them warm. Read more »
To a slightly lesser extent than the invasion of Afghanistan -- where Taliban assholes are still spraying young girls' faces with acid -- the occupation of Iraq was touted as a women's liberation project. Read more »
There is a particular breed of San Franciscan male who is sensitive, nurturing, and never gets tired of communicating. I know what you're thinking. What's his phone number and why haven't you met him yet? You haven't met him because he's at home, sitting in front of the computer, and taking care of the kids. Read more »