Outer Sunset

ocean beach
12 May 2016

Why is Great Highway Closed?

Why is the Great Highway closed from Lincoln Way to Sloat Blvd? The Great Highway has been closed since February and was scheduled to be through mid-March.   “Southbound traffic on Great Highway will be detoured on weekdays through mid-March while work crews shift excess sand from the northern end

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aquarium
18 Mar 2016

Growing Up, & Out of San Francisco

To look back at San Francisco is to see my father and a long history. I never knew the Dot-com Boom,
but in understanding its progeny I can see the traits, genetics, and make a mold of its
predecessor.

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toyose
24 Sep 2013

Toyose: Late Night Haven in the Outer Sunset

            Toyose   Un-expected pockets of commerce are scattered like playing cards on the beat-up, grey basement table that is The Sunset District. One such pocket is located on Noriega in the upper Forties.  There’s a little bit of everything: a hair salon, a locals-only

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littlewindow
31 Jul 2013

Little Window’s North Vietnamese Chicken Pho is Perfect for the SF Summer Gloom

Mark Twain’s oft-quoted appraisal of S.F’s cruel and spiteful summer climate has been ringing in my ears for about a month now; July hit and like clockwork the Great Grayness was pulled over the length and width of S.F like a wool blanket being drawn up to the chin of

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Beer and soup dumplings
27 Feb 2013

Shanghai Dumpling King: BYOB Bargain

  Beer and soup dumplings What is it about the Shanghai soup dumpling that impels the restauranteur to affix the name “King” or “Kingdom” somewhere in the title of his establishment dispensing of said delicacy? There IS a certain regal bearing to the soup dumpling, similar, you might imagine, to

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java beach
03 Mar 2012

Java Beach Serves the Sunset

When I lived out in the Sunset District back in the day, Java Beach was my favorite hang out. The neighborhood coffee shop serves strong coffee and makes bomb sandwiches. I love the veggie one with avocado and sprouts. They also have the amazing Blondie desert bars. The prices are

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
09 Dec 2010

Calf Liver, Jug Wine, and Geriatric Hijinx at the Tennessee Grill

Part of that dying breed of diner-cum-neighborhood gathering joints that has been disappearing from the streets of San Francisco, the Tennessee feels like it may have actually appeared in The Streets of San Francisco.  It opened in the fifties and although it seems it may have fallen prey to the

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