31 Jan 2019

Eat Tamales and Support Low-Income Service Workers

Calling on all tamale-loving do-gooders! If you hurry, you can check off your good deed for the day and score some delicious tamales in time for Sunday’s game. Western Service Workers Association is hosting a “Winter Survival Campaign” to raise money for low-income service workers and their families. You can

08 Aug 2012

All-Star Tamales @ Alemany Farmer’s Market…

As usual, the air is balmy and the sky is overcast. Just as it should be on any respectable Saturday morning. It’s the perfect weather to cozy up with a bowl of soup on your overstuffed couch you paid too much for, and if you didn’t know, it’s also the

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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06 Aug 2012

The Nite Owl- Doña Tere’s Market

As a general rule, straying from the main drag for the purposes of late night calorie consumption would seem counterintuitive. As Fattmink mentioned in last week’s post, my neighbourhood, not as well-trafficked as other Mission environs, would definitely qualify as off the beaten path unless you consider “psych ward– close”

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12 Dec 2011

Mariachis and Free Breakfast in the Presence of a Lady

Now grant you, showing up at church at 4:45 a.m. on Monday is likely to sound like a horrendous idea to nearly anyone is their right mind, but if you have that unnatural quality known as being a “morning person” or you can muster the strength to wrest yourself from

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27 May 2011

Beaner Bar: Not Your Average Cup of Joe

We rarely talk about coffee shops on this site. Well except for here and here, because really, if you’re broke and enjoy coffee, you can usually just make it yourself or buy the cheap stuff from your local deli. The modern coffee shop now serves as an impromptu conference room,

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22 Dec 2010

Mulled Wine, Snacks, and Artisan Crafts at Real Mercantile Tonight!

The Christmas countdown is getting intense — only three more days until I get to sit nervously around a table with 20 relatives and their annoying kids, wondering if my sister will spill a full glass of red wine on my cream-colored dress again (true story) or my boyfriend will

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08 Jul 2010

Tamale Happy Hour to Raise Money for AIDSWalk

Local housing heroes Dolores Street Community Services like a good shindig and tonight they’re holding their WowWowWowWow Happy Hour featuring the cookies and milk of barflies, tamales and beer, to raise some masa for their AIDSWalk sponsorship. You get two different kinds of tamales for $8 and can wash them

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18 Dec 2009

1st Annual Vegan Tamale Fest at Papalote

While I still contend that Vegans have the worst farts ever, that doesn’t mean they’re bad people.  It just means that they’re bad people to be stuck in an elevator with.  But that aside, I know some lovely vegans and I also know some of you readers identify with this

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