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Typhoid fever warning for Stonestown Nordstrom’s eaters

May 3, 2013
If you or someone you know ate at Nordstrom Cafe at Stonestown Galleria on April 16, 17, 18, 20, or 27, there is a...

‘Iron Man 3’ and everything else: new movies!

This week: the 56th San Francisco International Film Festival continues (our second week picks here); hippie cult doc The Source Family opens at the...

Short takes: SFIFF week two

Prince Avalanche, Computer Chess, The Strange Little Cat, Waxworks, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and more picks from the huge fest

Events Listings

April 30, 2013
Compiled by Cortney Clift. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 13D...

Film Listings

April 30, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

FEAST: Fave leaves

4 salads the Guardian staff loves

Localized Appreesh: The Dandelion War

February 27, 2013
Localized Appreesh is our thank-you column to the musicians that make the Bay. To be considered, contact emilysavage@sfbg.com.Sigur Rós, Explosions in the Sky, Radiohead,...

Game on

Emerging choreographers Katharine Hawthorne and Tanya Bello offer auspicious premieres

Our 50 favorite San Francisco bars — all on one page!

February 26, 2013
From splashy dives to upscale classics (and everything in between) — our favorite spots to grab a drink This week's cover story in the...

The G50: San Francisco’s top bars

From splashy dives to upscale classics (and everything in between) — our favorite spots to grab a drink

Fresh sips

Cocktail, food on the side: What to eat when you're sipping around town

Latin highs

A new chef livens up beloved Italian tradition Oliveto, and sexy Gitane intensifies its regional Spanish focus

Can Yan noodle?

Martin Yan's M.Y. China and the upscale Hakkasan add to the Chinese scene


Spiced ribs and dreamy Natchez: the Mission BBQ makes a tasty comeback

SF Sketchfest founders reminisce (and look ahead) on the eve of their 12th event

January 23, 2013
The first SF Sketchfest, in 2002, was a good excuse to find a stage and some quality time for its organizers’ own sketch comedy...

A shot of warmth

New cocktail and bite combinations to light up winter nights

Sea-level rise and development in SF

January 22, 2013
It’s good the Chronicle is taking on climate chance and sea-level rise. It’s good that Carolyn Lochhead is writing about the reality that storms...

Appetite: New year sips

January 16, 2013
Ringing in the new year is all about celebratory imbibing, but the sometimes dreary days of January likewise call for a cheering pour. It’s...

Banchan, ramen, and squid innards

Intriguing Asian hotspots Muguboka, Ramen Shop, and Roku arouse the senses

Appetite: Jumping at Trick Dog

January 9, 2013
The Bon Vivants (Josh Harris, Scott Baird, Jason Henton) need little introduction in the drink world, from humanitarian work with their Pig & Punch...

Island breezy

Tasting Jamaican at Back A Yard and Miss Ollie's

Appetite: 12 reasons to love Nevada City and Grass Valley

January 2, 2013
Imagine if the Wild West collided with a European village. There might be winding, narrow streets through neighboring towns, plotting through pine trees. Old...


The new restaurant from Tony's Pizza Napoletana serves pizza and Italian treats you can't refuse

We go together

Appetite: Ringing in 2013 with notable new pairings