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Volume 44 Number 50

Appetite: The great vodka debate

Vodka -- it's a spirit that in sophisticated drink communities like San Francisco can sometimes elicit more scorn than love, even if most of...

Better living through porn

The Good Vibrations independent erotic film festival once again touches uncharted territory

Appetite: 3 twists on the Caprese salad

The purity and simplicity of a caprese salad, or insalata caprese as it is known in Campania, Italy, where it originated, is hard to...

Volume 44 Number 50 Flip-through Edition

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Totally wired

Future past: From the technology of teen life to old fashioned flair

Tender is the ‘Loin

The San Francisco Fringe Festival brings the love, in many guises

Peruvian twist

Undertow takes a modern, moving look at bisexuality

The break-up artist

French import Heartbreaker is a not-so-guilty pleasure

Sunny Sunday smile

Michael Franti brings his trademark positivity to the Power to the Peaceful celebration

Life on the “A” list

Emma Stone's easy A star turn


Just steps away from AT&T Park, Spire's inspired menu rises above standard sports bar fare

At the Drive-In

Todd Chandler and Jeff Stark bring a postapocalyptic cinema to the 01SJ Biennial

Nobunny unmasked!

Hometown hero's new album First Blood brings a glimpse at the man behind the mange

Five things you should know about Steve Moss

And they aren't part of the D-10 candidate's campaign literature

Censored in a brave new world

Project Censored: The top 10 big stories the major news media didn't report in 2009

Zoo stories

Out of the cages and into the bars with K.Flay, ((Phonic)), Benji B., House Rulez, and more roaring nightlife

Witchy ways

Full of potential with a half a falafel sandwich at Twilight cafe

The battle against desalination in the bay

Measure T allows MMWD to study desalination, but it can't start making concrete plans without a vote

Editor’s Notes

How important is long-time residence to a candidate for district supervisor - and how long is long enough?

PG&E’s deadly failures

The CPUC should investigate how PG&E has been spending the money it collects from ratepayers for maintenance and system upgrades