Beloved Ice Cream Shop Under Threat of Eviction
So, as I was melting from this week’s heatwave, I learned that my favorite San Francisco ice cream shop, Joe’s, is under threat of eviction. Here’s the scoop. Back in February, the building went on the market. Then, more recently, the owners of Joe’s (Sean and Alice Kim) had a
Why San Francisco Is The Best Place To Watch Movies.
This may be a strange way to start an article about the joy of watching movies, but I’m not a film buff. I’m big into music, videos games and books, but I tend to fidget when watching a feature film. Whenever someone would invite me to go to a movie
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
Why I Love San Francisco’s Outer Richmond District
San Francisco is a notoriously loud city. This loudness is something that the City is proud of. San Francisco’s voice has been heard throughout the world. People from all different walks of life have found themselves drawn to this hilly city sandwiched between an ocean an a bay. But sometimes
Why is Great Highway Closed?
Why is the Great Highway closed from Lincoln Way to Sloat Blvd? The Great Highway has been closed since February and was scheduled to be through mid-March. “Southbound traffic on Great Highway will be detoured on weekdays through mid-March while work crews shift excess sand from the northern end
Shanghai Dumpling King: BYOB Bargain
Beer and soup dumplings What is it about the Shanghai soup dumpling that impels the restauranteur to affix the name “King” or “Kingdom” somewhere in the title of his establishment dispensing of said delicacy? There IS a certain regal bearing to the soup dumpling, similar, you might imagine, to
Hakka Restaurant Most restaurants, or rather, most businesses tend to line up along urban trenches of varying size and length, barnacles barely clinging to the wave-buffeted crags of commerce. But, once in a while on a ride or walk about town you’ll come upon a singular little place wedged into
The Balboa Theatre
I had the fortune or misfortune, depending how you look at it, to have a tonsillectomy exactly a year ago. It may be all ice cream and naptime for kids, but let me tell you, for semi-adults, recovering from a T & A (tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy for you ENT newbies)
Pho Garden is Pho Real
I may enjoy writing about Pho almost as much as I enjoy eating it. I’m an expert punsmith and the punsibilities associated with crafting a pho review delight me to no end. Fortunately Pho Garden on Clement does make some seriously solid pho. Don’t let the sign on the door