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A Huge List of Bar Trivia Nights in San Francisco (And Oakland and Berkeley Too!)

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OWFT: Get yo’ bubala on for under $10

About a year ago I saw a photo of a deconstructed Reuben of sorts. I thought it looked amazing and the concept was amazing. A few months ago,

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Ippuku: Offal on a stick and Chicken Tartare

Ippuku's sake on tap

There was a time when we as a people lived in fear of eating under-cooked pork.  Casting my mind back to the

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Cupkates: Key Lime Pie for Peasants…

I don't normally like cupcakes. At best, I think they're a great mobilizer of sugar into the system of greedy 5th graders during holiday parties with classmade, construction

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How to Be a Dancing Queen on a Budget

The answer to this question is easy:  smear on massive amounts of lipstick, back-comb your wig into voluminous perfection, climb up onto a

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Beer And Blues at Jupiter Cafe

Valentine's Day is whatever the hell you choose it to be. Whether you decide to enjoy a semi-romantic dinner with your significant other or have a few beers

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Maoz: Not Just For Vegetarians

Maoz is (sort of) a chain, but there's only one in the Bay Area. I love the simple concept: they only sell pitas, falafel, and fries. And

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Flashback Films in Berkeley

Although I call myself a film buff, I could lose a lot of credibility considering there are some “classics” I’ve never seen. Let’s just say one that I

Uncle Dougie’s is the Real New York Deal

One evening when I was out in Downtown Oakland, the hunger set in at about midnight. A friendly fellow bar patron directed me to a place called “Uncle

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Fungus Fair!

San Francisco is pretty much a huge fungus fair already, for better or for worse, from readily-available edibles to the stuff that teems on our young, lithe