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16 Mar 2016

Top 9 Irish Bars in San Francisco

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE!   The Irish have a knack for storytelling. And according to my mobster ex-boyfriend, fighting as well. They never give up.  Combined, if they do it right, it’s like a reassuring family.

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26 Mar 2014

Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal Part 8, A Peruvian Flower in the Desert

          Flor de Canela             The proprietor   Mendoza Province, abutting the Andes in west central Argentina,  is a big smudge of green amidst a large expanse of merciless aridity.  Its verdancy is owed to the enslavement of Andean snow:  upon

Fatt Mink 1
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,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
17 May 2012

There is More to Korean Cuisine Than Just BBQ!

You know a place is worth visiting after Anthony Bourdain and  Chris Cosentino gave  it a thumbs up on the show “The Layover”. To Hyang on Geary and 2nd Ave. in the Inner Richmond is no exception. After seeing a short video Bourdain made about the place, I decided to try it out with

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08 Feb 2012

Treat Yourself Like Cinderella…

If you’ve never spoiled yourself on Russian pastries – you best be doing it soon. I recommend the next time you wanna let yourself splurge, to check out Cinderella Bakery on Clement Street.  You most likely won’t be able to pronounce half of them, but just read the translations and

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 1
26 Sep 2011

Get Thai’d’ Up at Pad Thai

I went to this place called Pad Thai in Bernal Heights last Monday night. My roommate Heddy took me there. It was kinda way out there, but it pretty much hit the spot and was hella cheap. We had three dishes and beers for about $30. Perfect. We didn’t do

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 1