Highway 101 blows a continual load of cars onto a zone of central San Francisco difficult to define. Not the Mission, not QUITE the Castro, nor Hayes Valley (although realtors would disagree with that), and not precisely the newly-minted “Mid-Market” either, it’s an odd knot of sinew connecting a variety
OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE. HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM What’s there to say? You drank too much last night, made some poor decisions, and now have to live with yourself…and a terrible headache…and possibly the shits. At least going to these places will make
I originally did this piece for The Bold Italic in January 2015. Shortly afterwards it closed down. And now it’s back open. This piece is updated version of a piece I did in 2011. The incredible illustrations were done by the brilliant Jon Stich. Living in San Francisco means being torn apart. It means having people
First dates can be weird and awkward. That’s generally why you get booze involved. It smoothes out both you and your date’s awkward edges…most of the time. Whether you just met a hottie on tinder or you *gasp* actually met someone in real life, these seven bars are the perfect place to go for your first outing.
It’s a sad thing that The Bold Italic has shuttered. They did a lot of really great things for many SF artists and writers and it’s a true shame that they are no longer around. The Bold Italic not only gave SF creatives great exposure, it also actually paid them good
Photo from Inside Scoop Tommy’s Joynt is an SF institution. They’ve been getting people drunk and fed since your grandpappy’s time and doing it awesomely. That’s why I stopped in to learn how to make their legendary corned beef sandwich. Check out the video and try not to drool on your computer.
Well, here we are in the waning days of the lusty month of May, and there is a strong likelihood that you have grand designs on the Memorial Day Weekend that lies ahead. A trip to the Southland, perhaps, to sneer at our Angeleno siblings and their “summertime”, a little