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Panchita’s Pupuseria

Guardian Small Business Award winner is turning a new generation of Mission dwellers onto pupusas.

Guardian Intelligence: May 14 – 22, 2014

 SOUNDTRACK TO THE CITY What exactly does a "sound sculpture" look like? We're not quite sure either, but judging from what we've heard about...

Needs salt

'Tasting Menu' is a bland addition to the foodie-movie trend

Cin cin!

TABLEHOPPING Here's a cheat sheet to four SF wine bars, recently opened, that you really should visit.

Two views of the waterfront

Controversial developments proposed for Port of San Francisco property trigger public debate about who should control the city's valuable edge

Lotsa Matzoh

TABLEHOPPING Even more places open for brunch and lunch, plus Passover and Easter options!

Where to eat right now

Bacon Twix, rabbit curry, spicy panuozzo, avocado tacos: the hottest new spots in the city (that won't break your bank)

Appeal to the Giants

 By John Farrell OPINION We all love our 2010 and 2012 World Champion Giants and wish them all the best in 2014. But I...

Last laugh

Comedian Paco Romane bids farewell to his Romane Event — for now

Modern English

TABLEHOPPING Eat like royals: New openings include The Coachman, The Square (N.B. not related to Square), sweet coffee spots, and hot hot dogs.

Freedom of Choice

With a musical love letter to his rapidly changing hometown, Oakland's favorite sideman takes center stage

Bogus chain store study ignores small biz benefits

OPINIONEarlier this month, San Francisco's Office of Economic Analysis waded into the debate over whether the city should beef up its policy restricting the...

Kick the can

Fact-checking the opposition to the Sugary Beverage Tax reveals misleading claims

Up valley

An overnight visit to St. Helena yields great eats (and killer English muffins).

The Goldies: What we’re fighting for

EDITORIAL If you want to understand what we at the Bay Guardian and activists from the broader progressive movement mean when we say that...

This Week’s Picks: February 12 – 18, 2014

WEDNESDAY 12When The Landscape Is Quiet Again: North Dakota's Oil Boom In a land far, far away, the greedy hands of oilmongers are ripping...

A very Indy decade

Plus: The West Coast re-emergence of Aa, local label love at the B.A.R.F.

“Tale of two Davids” elevates Campos

David Campos presented "a tale of two Davids" Jan. 23 in his first debate with David Chiu in their race to replace Assemblymember Tom...

“Tale of Two Davids” casts Campos as the progressive hero

David Campos presented “a tale of two Davids” tonight in his first debate with David Chiu in their race to replace Assemblymember Tom...

Music Listings: Jan. 22-28, 2014

WEDNESDAY 22ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Giggle Party, Sweat Lodge, Nasty Christmas, 9 p.m., $8.Brick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710...

The basics

TABLEHOPPING: Pizza, burgers, banh mi, and brunch...what more do you need?

What “Google bus” really means

EDITORIAL In recent years, "Google bus" has become a term that encompasses more than just the shuttles that one corporation uses to transport its...

Hairy dilemma

Dogs in restaurants are more common than ever, despite being illegal for mere pets, a trend that service dog owners don't like

Italian Job

TABLEHOPPING: Snag prosciutto and wine at La Nebbia, catch New York–style pizza on Divis, and dive into a Feast of the Seven Fishes.