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Volume 44 Number 30

Appetite: 3 blanco tequilas for Cinco de Mayo margaritas

Cinco de Mayo is nearly here, and you know what that means: time to stock up on fine tequilas, kick up your heels, and...

Let’s talk

Sandra Bernhard goes off wonderfully. Plus: Queensday, Devotion, and a goth-industrial bacchanal

Appetite: 3 coffee table books with expert cocktail recipes

Aesthetics matter. Beyond quality recipes, fine photography and presentation can make one cocktail recipe book stand out over another. Whether you are a cocktailian...

North Beach and Chinatown lift forks for Noodlefest 2010

Plus, pasta pennings from San Francisco's past

Volume 44 Number 30 Flip-through Edition

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ENDORSEMENTS: Judicial races

SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE, SEAT 6 LINDA COLFAX It's rare to see an open seat on the Superior Court; judges typically retire midterm and allow the governor...

ENDORSEMENTS: San Francisco ballot measures

 PROPOSITION A SCHOOL FACILITIES SPECIAL TAX YES This measure would extend a 1990 parcel tax that expires in 2010 by another 20 years, keeping...

ENDORSEMENTS: State ballot measures

PROPOSITION 13 LIMITS ON PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT FOR SEISMIC RETROFITS YES The primary sponsor of Prop. 13 is Republican Sen. Roy Ashburn, who dominated...

ENDORSEMENTS: National and state races

Editor's note: the file below contains a correction, updated May 5 2010.  National races U.S. SENATE, DEMOCRAT BARBARA BOXER The Republican Party is targeting this race as one...

The vision thing

New ways of seeing and the presence of Morris Graves

St. Elvis?

John Carpenter-directed biopic Elvis resurfaces

To thrill is divine

Thrillpeddlers takes its revivalism seriously, in Spandex

The odd couple

A car collision sparks a relationship in the uneven An Accident

Pump you up!

Growing tries on new sounds and stumbles to the dance floor

Murder, he filmed

In Dame Hooker's DVD doc Land of the Homicide, commentators become victims of the violence they describe

The residue

B.o.B and an era of hip-hop that's pop, pop, and more pop

From Cleveland with love

The wit and wisdom — and sweet and scary melodies — of Baby Dee

Regime genie

Propaganda meets parody in The Juche Idea


A sleek sushi joint boasting striking combinations and an early adopter fanbase

Glum and glummer

Weathering a "soccer jaw" -- and diving into duck flautas at Chilango

Sweet Georgia Beyonce

Catching up — and falling out — with the Harlem Globetrotters

Burning the Man

Paul Addis, fresh from a prison stint for attacking Burning Man's icon, returns to a San Francisco stage

Housing relief – for tenants

When the real estate bubble burst, tenants saw their jobs disappear and incomes drop - but rents remained at record high levels

Editor’s Notes

Mayor Newsom wants to be sure the lowest-paid folks get their share of the hurt