Now Playing


Posted by
Tender Is the Night
Omar Mamoon | March 10, 2017


Saturday night in the Tenderloin: It isn’t quite what it used to be. While the incursion of restaurants and bars into the neighborhood is nothing new, the past few months have brought an influx of particularly notable newcomers...

Posted by
Straight Outta ‘Portlandia’
Maggie Hoffman | March 9, 2017


Salt & Straw sells ice cream, but a visit to one of its shops can resemble a wine tasting. Every month, the company debuts five new flavors (in addition to the many already on regular rotation...

Posted by
Richard Diebenkorn’s Painterly Man Crush, in Pictures
Scott Lucas | March 9, 2017


One was a Parisian postimpressionist; the other was a San Franciscan who helped launch the figurative movement. Nevertheless, Henri Matisse and Richard Diebenkorn’...

Posted by
Of History and Heartbreak
Erin Feher | March 8, 2017


When designer Mason St. Peter was approached about redesigning a nearly 130-year-old carriage house along the Great Highway, it seemed like a little slice of San Francisco history was about to be washed...

Posted by
Can the Dubs Save Their Soul?

Ian A. Stewart | March 7, 2017


If one thing became clear during the Golden State Warriors’ January groundbreaking for their new Mission Bay arena, it was that the Dubs—today’s glitziest, most flamboyant,...

The Night Ocean, The New Old Me, and Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic

Posted by
Three Local Reads to Ignore the News With
Ian A. Stewart | March 7, 2017


Alternate Facts and Their Endgame
New Yorker contributor and erstwhile San Franciscan Paul La Farge presents ...

Cake from Black Jet Baking Company

Posted by
At the New Black Jet Baking Company, Heavenly Pastries Fall to Earth
Rebecca Flint Marx | March 6, 2017


Seven years after Gillian Shaw began turning out her habit-forming spins on Pop-Tarts, Oreos, and Nutter Butters—as well as some...

A rendering of the new food hall in Walnut Creek

Posted by
Grand Opening Alert: These Restaurants Are Coming Soon
Rebecca Flint Marx | March 6, 2017


Wise Sons Deli
ETA: Mid-April
The redoubtable Jewish delicatessen will branch out from...

Posted by
Reinventing the Lentil
Josh Sens | March 3, 2017


For years, my take on northern Indian food in San Francisco was something like my view of marital sex: nice, but not exactly filled with wild surprises. 

No matter where I strayed—a tandoori...

Posted by
Here Comes ‘Hamilton’
Ian A. Stewart | March 3, 2017


The hit play touches down March 10 at SHN’s Orpheum Theater—but it’s already piled up some box-office-shattering stats.

$3 million: The amount...

Posted by
From Hashtag to High Fashion
Damion Matthews | March 1, 2017


It’s no secret that Instagram is more about aspiration (and jealousy) than dream fulfillment. It’s a vehicle for stoking desire, not sating it. But every once in a while, the social media...

Syndicate content