Mitchell Duran

02 Jan 2021

A Very Covid San Francisco New Years

It was a sunny, crisp Wednesday afternoon after my bread delivery shift at Josey Baker Bread in San Francisco when I realized, or permitted myself to feel, that New Year’s Eve was close. “Jesus,” I said, looking at my phone, noting the date. “It’s tomorrow.” After enduring almost a year

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13 Nov 2020

How to Make a Double-Decker Popeye’s Spicy Chicken Sandwich & Why You Deserve It

In the face of the turmoils of the past four years, both small and large, how does one cope? I picked up the guitar and learned a few new Dylan songs. I got more addicted to video games than ever before. I wrote more, or at least, I told myself

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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04 Jun 2020

The Peaceful, Student-Led, Massive Protests in the Mission Were Beautiful

Across the country and the world, people of all races, gender, and backgrounds are taking to the street for the justice of George Floyd, a Black man that was murdered by the Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin who has now been charged with 2nd-degree murder. The other three complicit officers

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14 Jan 2020

As If You Know – Ottessa Moshfegh

Ottessa Moshfegh, the author of four books and her fifth Death in Her Hands coming in April 2020, winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and a fiction finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, spoke on Monday at City Arts and Lectures. The air

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31 Dec 2019

The History Behind New Years Resolutions

Resolutions, like wishes, like dreams, are ostensibly reachable, hopefully, feasible goals that many of us around the globe try desperately to hold ourselves to in the new year. Depending on your perspective of the whole thing, you may not even think about resolutions, maybe concerned solely about where you’re going

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23 Dec 2019

What It’s Like Being A Server in San Francisco

Bob Dylan once wrote, You’re gonna have to serve somebody, yes indeed you’re gonna have to serve somebody. As a long-time server and resident of San Francisco, that couldn’t be more true

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02 Dec 2019

The Five Stages of Losing for a 49er’s fan

and then the weird one-year stint with Jim Tomsula who used to sell doormats, food, and medical equipment, the Niners really know how to test their constituents

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07 Nov 2019

I came. I saw. I got the Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich.

After countless months of unquantifiable turmoil, incomprehensible existential dread, and a level of abandonment I have never felt before (I am a child of divorce), the Popeyes original and spicy chicken sandwich was back. “You bastards,” I whispered when I saw the Twitter post announcing the sandwich would be back

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