I’m a huge fan of Bender’s Bar and Grill. It’s one of the last great divey rock n roll bars that’s still left in San Francisco. I’ve rhapsodized about them before, but to be succinct, I love that the drinks are cheap, the food is good, and the bartenders are the perfect mix of sweet and surly. Also, the walls are covered in signs from many of my favorite businesses that have closed.
Young recently celebrated his 50th birthday he texted staff his decision to pursue a lifelong dream of becoming a Chippendale dancer. “I’ve taken years of pole dancing lessons. My moves are incredible, my routine is magical.”
Bob Dylan once wrote, You’re gonna have to serve somebody, yes indeed you’re gonna have to serve somebody. As a long-time server and resident of San Francisco, that couldn’t be more true
In Windsor California, the brewer Barrel Brothers released a canned beer called Mandatory Blackout, an imperial porter to commemorate the brewery losing power for 10 days during this fall’s wildfire warnings. As you can clearly see, the Imperial Porter’s label is inspired by the PG&E Logo.
One thing I and many of my peers dislike is the term “Bouncer”. A “Bouncer” is usually (but not always) perceived as a thug who grunts and tosses people out of bars with little or no thought. At the very least, I am NOT that guy. I have over 30 years experience in various security capacities.
Dosa’s shuttering is just the latest big restaurant closing announcement in the past few weeks, including Palomino and Miller’s East Coast Deli.
OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE. HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM The Embarcadero staple has officially closed, permanently. A source close to the restaurant told www.brokeassstuart.com, “Palominos went from making $4.5 million annually to maybe scraping $2 million this year. They have been at that location
San Francisco’s biggest music festival is coming this weekend and while Paul Simon may be the musical headliner, the food is always a huge draw. This is one of the few times a year you can find some of the best dishes in SF all in one spot, so I’ve scoured the food vendor list to come up with the best picks for the folks in town just for the festival, (or for the SF folks who never leave their own neighborhood).