San Francisco is an old, iron safe filled with gold, glory, disaster, and secrets. SFCentric History is a column, by SF writer V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi, that digs in the vaults of local history and shares the sensational people, places, and things that rocked San Francisco. One of the indicators that
San Francisco resident peregrine falcons are a sign of spring. That means that it’s almost time for the worker bees of the FiDi to hear shrieking sounds from 300 feet above, or catch a glimpse of a Peregrine Falcon diving from the skies at up to 275 mph.
It’s different. Flavors and styles from multiple traditions, ‘Noodle Me’ is letting customers experiment with combinations. You want thick ramen noodles in your pho? Or maybe gluten-free rice noodles in your vegan sesame miso soup? Maybe…
The 19th annual Canstruction competition runs through November 21st at the World Financial Center Winter Garden. Each year, contestants construct displays using only cans of food. They are not allowed to damage the can or label so very little to no adhesive is used. The entrants this year include an
We all know San Francisco is a mecca for Mexican food. We also know that the burrito is a staple of the broke ass. Good Mexican food is readily available in most neighborhoods in this city with the exception of the Downtown/Financial District areas. Caramba!, which is largely overlooked in
Today marks the 22nd day of the Wall St. occupation and, going there for the first time last Sunday, my third thought after watching a girl get her bike sawed in half by the cops for standing on the sidewalk with it was, ‘Where is the local pub where people
With the many upcoming sure to be drunken festivities of Oktoberfest, I thought Schroeder’s German Restaurant a fitting topic. Schroeder’s is quite the authentic German beer hall and restaurant. This place has everything from traditional German dishes for lunch and dinner to a variety of Polka bands which play from