Outer Sunset

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…

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder 0
22 Jan 2015

LOVE NOTES AND OTHER DISASTERS ZINE

A brand new collection of Broke-Ass Stuart's writing made up of some of his most famous pieces and new things never before published.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
17 Jun 2010

Broke-Ass of the Week – SF Appeal’s Eve Batey

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit…probably not….

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16 Jun 2010

FREE Sunday Concerts all Summer at Sigmund Stern Grove

If you’re tired of spending your Sundays in Dolores Park, acting like you’re actually enjoying whatever crap is spewing out of your neighbor’s boombox/ukulele/accordian while you try to make it through your hangover and someone’s hula hoop is smacking you in the face, then you will probably be interested in…

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