Long Live La Taqueria! The Battle to Save the Mission Icon Has Been Won
You have to be on your game to be considered “The Taqueria” in an area famous for stuffed tortilla goodness. La Taqueria has been honing their skills for 46 years and with the founder’s purchase of the iconic building, the Mission staple promises to keep it up for many years
Velvet Cantina is Decadent and Depraved
Velvet Cantina Its title and appearance conjures Barbary Coast-era decadence. The Velvet Cantina is only about seven years old, but it feels thoroughly dyed-in-the-wool, a seemingly eternal fixture on its corner, 23rd and Bartlett Streets in the Mission District, a residential spot just
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
The Street Taco Is Not a Lost Art at Chile Jalapeno in Oakland
Yeah, I guess San Francisco has some decent Mexican food — but the Easy Bay has Chile Jalapeno Taqueria. Chile Jalapeno preserves the art form of creating the perfect street food, serving their famous street tacos for only a buck and a quarter each. In these shitty economic times (seriously,
Broke-Ass of the Week – Eric Kauschen of Baghdad By The Bay
Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week? Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. Eric Kauschen, self-proclaimed “perpetrator”
Taqueria Vallarta: Home of the $1.50 Taco and DIY Toppings
I’m obsessed with tacos and burritos. I mean, it’s kind of hard not to be if you like Mexican food and live in San Francisco, where the Mission grants access to so many different options and a taqueria on every corner. Part of the fun of all these options is
FREE Tequila and Carnitas at 15 Romolo!!
As you well know, I love 15 Romolo. The Holy Trinity of Vesuvio, Spec’s, and Tosca will always have my undying affection, but Romolo is one of the few bars under 50 years old that I will go to in North Beach. In fact, I was just there last week