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Volume 44 Number 49

Appetite: SF Cocktail Week is coming September 21-27

Last year's San Francisco Cocktail Week was a full-but-chill week of parties and cocktails at some of our best bars. This year, the fourth...

Appetite: Drinking in the Wente Vineyards Concert Series

There may be other Bay Area concert winery venues (Mountain Winery, for example), but none like family-run Wente Vineyards in Livermore. Run by the...

New twists on the Negroni challenge the original

Those who know me well are aware of my love of the Negroni. The perfect aperitif and a favorite since my first visit to...

Volume 44 Number 49 Flip-through Edition

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Let’s date!

Delfina's not out-of-reachably expensive pizza

Mr. In-Between

John Fisher's adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray casts bright light on murky morals

Editor’s Notes

The Labor Day launch of the fall campaign season

Strong Weekend

The primeval power trio adds an athletic sense of conflict to shoegaze


With The Waves, Tamaryn introduces a powerful persona to the panorama of shoegaze

Stone age drop out

Sleep is back, creating vast and mysterious sonic worlds-without-end

Stimulating voltage

On and off the record with synth inventor and electronic design innovator Don Buchla

Agony uncle

A new doc explores the spectrum of Spector

Mellow noir

Mademoiselle Chambon offers a measured sense of scandal


Big Freedia brings her butt-thundering New Orleans bounce to Oakland. Plus: Pepe Bradock, Drumcode DJs, Mixmaster Mike, and more cheeky nightlife

Izakaya Sozei

A Japanese (and more) hotspot that brings a burst of youthful energy and adventurous culinary experiments to Irving Street

alt.sex.column: A good fit

Dear Andrea:I want to have anal sex with my boyfriend. I read that you can wear a butt plug beforehand to prepare. True?Love,WillingDear Will:Good...

The man behind the meme

From Berkeley to the World Wide Web, rapper and online innovator Lil B is taking over

Play at work, or more at play?

While Newsom's campaign collects from developers, fallout from the Planning Department's internal porn investigation raises questions

Blocking the bridge

Suit over Lennar EIR could force changes in bridge on Yosemite Slough

No smart meters in SF

TURN is urging customers to boycott the meters

The case for SEIU at Kaiser

What's going on right now with this union election is a shame