We’re sliding right into that awkward time of the year when you realize you forgot to buy (or make) a gift for someone this year and only have a couple more weeks to figure things out. Below is a list of local shops that will have unique last-minute gifts perfect
Xiao Long Bao’s dumpling factory Strewn along Clement Street, roughly between Avenues Fourth and Tenth, are numerous Dim Sum restaurants, three of which I’ve profiled among the glowing pages of this website as a part of my Clement Street Series. Wing Lee, Happy Garden, and Good Luck Dim Sum are all stalwarts of that
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I’ve been to quite a few dim sum joints in the past couple of weeks and I’ve inevitably arrived at certain comparisons. The women of Wing Lee have stripped their operation down to its essentials: “Want food? Have money?
There are few brave enough to venture out into the Richmond district, even if it’s the Inner Richmond which is like four blocks from Upper Haight. If you’ve lived here long enough, you can hear the gasps of neighborhood-elitists when you say, “I live out in the Richmond/Sunset.” I honestly
I have a thing for pizza pie, especially pizza pie from Pizza Orgasmica. I know there’s three locations — one in the Richmond, one in the Financial District and one in the Marina — but the only one I’ve been to is on Clement Street so that’s the one I’m
Trader Joe’s bags you at the snacks. Safeway is but a necessary evil – gouging you at every turn. The store on the corner’s often a misguided venture, usually heavily influenced by extreme hunger or heavy influence. Where does one turn? Well if one lives in the nosebleeds of the
I’ve recently moved to the Richmond, which, among many SF purists, isn’t in ‘œThe City.’ I too used to be one of these loveable douchebags that thought there was nothing worth a damn past 19th Avenue. But I’ve gotten over it, especially considering that my cheap rent, chill neighbors, huge