mexico city

18 Dec 2017

Max’s Garage Press: Berkeley’s Hidden Treasure

Guest post by Amanda Davis  At the age of two Max Stadnik tripped and fell on a Tinker Toy, lodging a rod a few centimeters into his brain and practically taking out his eye. Little did he know that the $20,000 his mother won in a settlement against the toy

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21 Jul 2017

Mexico City has a new Saint and it Protects Against Gentrification

Without – one assumes – papal consent, artists in two Mexico City neighborhoods have created and venerated their very own patron saint, Santa Mari de Juaricua, protectress against gentrification. Santa Maria de Ribera and Juarez are two adjoining neighborhoods in CDMX which have been hit hard in recent years by

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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08 Mar 2016

Natalia Lafourcade performs at Regency Ballroom and we’ve got tickets!

  Native Chilanga, Natalia Lafourcade, joined the pop group Twist at the young age of 14. At 16 she took a musical training program in Boston and at began composing. At17, she signed with Sony Music and recorded her first album. Needless to say, it’s been a whirlwind of an adventure for

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24 Nov 2015

Dispatches From the Road: Getting Sloppy at Toms Leather Bar and la Esquina del Chilaquil

  My last day in the DF and, like so many mornings in this town, my eyes open to a criminal hangover. This cruda is beyond, and, suddenly, the cantina hopping and hanging in Toms Leather Bar until 4 am seem less legitimate without the strength of Ron Bacardi’s fortified

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13 Nov 2015

Nite Owl: Noche de Muertos In the Foothills

The weather has been indecisive since the day I arrived and today is no different. Heavy oversaturated thunderheads lean on the craggy edges of El Mordor: Mexico City. I’m not sure if it’s lightning I see in the corner of my eye, or my espantos arriving uncharacteristically early. Still, no

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10 Sep 2014

Nite Owl- Seeking Refuge From Bandidos @ Tacos Club

Photo by BAS contributor FBFE. Another bar food-cocktail parlour recently opened up in the Castro a few weeks ago to a less than warm reception.  Before its opening, Bandidos Consulting Chef Jamie Lauren mused, “I hate to call it white people Mexican food but it is.  And I think the Castro

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08 Dec 2013

Dispatches From The Road, México: Taco Tripping

Ay, los tacos. Is there really any more perfect food? Compact, convenient, little envelopes of heaven. And, now, apparently an essential part of a well rounded diet. México, for the taco, the world is forever in your debt. And whereas they are what hamburgers are to Americans across the country

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30 Nov 2013

Dispatches From The Road, México: DF Turkey Trot

In November 2005, after having lived in Mexico City for close to a year, I lost my appendix. By lost, I should rather say it violently decided to check out by causing me to wretch up my organs and writhe in pain ‘til a doctor cut it out of me

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