Outer Richmond

09 Sep 2022

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

Katy Atchison 3
19 Jul 2022

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

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
15 Sep 2022

Come to My HUGE 20th Anniversary Party!

This is my 20th year in San Francisco! And to celebrate this milestone, I’m throwing a HUGE party that’s two decades in the making. This party will be full of performances from some of the Bay Area’s brightest local acts. Expect everything from burlesque to live music and from comedy

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
29 Mar 2022

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

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 1
12 May 2016

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

illyannam 0
27 Feb 2013

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

Fatt Mink 0
08 Jan 2013

Hakka Restaurant

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

Fatt Mink 0
02 Jan 2012

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)

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 0
15 Dec 2011

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

Hugh Hunter - Economical Essayist 0