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14 Jun 2019

SF is Celebrating the First Official Tamale Lady Day!

Virginia Ramos, aka The Tamale Lady, was my friend. We had a long history together and she was a constant in the lives of so many people who call The City home. As I mentioned in this tribute I wrote about her after her passing in September 2018, Virginia “wasn’t

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29 Sep 2018

What is San Francisco Without the Tamale Lady?

For people of a certain era, Herb Caen represented San Francisco. For newer San Franciscans, maybe it’s someone like Jack Dorsey. For my era of San Franciscans, nobody represented The City more than Virginia Ramos, the woman we affectionately called the Tamale Lady. For those of us who spent the late

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28 Mar 2018

Thankfully, There’s a “Bad Friday” Pub Crawl with Pranqster Beer

April 1st is National PranQster Day! Full of fun shenanigans, it’s the only holiday of it’s kind! However this year it falls on a Sunday – Easter Sunday – so the folks at North Coast Brewing Co. have decided to hold their annual “PranQster Crawl” on Friday night, March 30th.

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20 Feb 2018

NYC VS SF: Who Has the Better Parks, Beaches, & Outdoor Bars

By Sam Devine & Jesse McGrath Sam Devine is a writer living in San Francisco, Jesse McGrath is a writer living in New York City, and this is their argument… It’s the endless argument: which city is better — NY or SF? People reading that statement on opposite ends of the

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30 Aug 2015

7 Great San Francisco Places to Take Your Sunday Hangover

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

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25 Jun 2015

9 Best Places to Smoke Pot in San Francisco

There are few American cities where you can smoke pot as casually and without consequence as in San Francisco. You can get away with smoking weed pretty much anywhere in our fair City, regardless of police proximity. But there are a few standout spots for pot-smokers that deserve special recognition

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19 Sep 2011

Staying Golden at the San Francisco Fire Credit Union

I take a certain degree of pleasure in whipping out my ATM card. Shiny and gray as a sleek piece of steel, it reads “San Francisco Fire Credit Union” across the front, a fact that occasionally gets me a double take. I look nothing like a fireman. I look nothing

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