5 Green caterers

FEAST: Creating professional, sustainable events

Get juiced

FEAST: Fresh, healthy alternatives to the Master Cleanse

When protesters become ‘terrorists’

Civil liberties defense groups say recent animal activist arrests are bad news for free speech

Mom and pop lose their voice

The recession-rocked small business community feels neglected by City Hall and used by downtown corporations

The Hard Times Handbook

Free food, music, and movies. Cheap drinks, dates, and dining. Plus much, much more in our guide to surviving these tough times in style

Amber India

Gratifyingly spicy and carefully prepared dishes keep SoMa diners coming back for more

The American imagination

Rose Aguilar looks for change on Red Highways

My call with Rose Aguilar

By Amanda Witherell Local KALW "Your Call" radio show host Rose Aguilar has written a fascinating account of her six-month road trip through four “red”...

Feast: Mapu tofu ramen

A love story in a bowl

Mashed up

Music meets mastication in the indie rock cookbook Lost in the Supermarket. Plus: Awesome Color and Kayo Dot, Cake, NKOTB, Quintron and Miss Pussycat, and Now and Zen Fest

March to stop the Moth Spray

Photo courtesy of Vegan Reader Moth spray activists are planning to walk across the Golden Gate Bridge on Saturday, May 31, to protest government plans...

PETA vs. Gore

Meat: The inconvenient omission

Keeping it raw

Who took the sex outta my rock 'n' roll? Plus: Why?, Minmae, Wildildlfe, and more

New soup for you!

Like all repertoires, the soup repertoire is in need of constant tending

Dining in the off-hours

San Francisco's best late lunches

Monk’s Kettle

A craft-beer bar with food to match; ergo, a kind of hipster tavern

Your funny Valentines

Love tunes for every freakin' lifestyle. Plus: Club Neon's underwear party and Dengue Fever's hot doc

Get Your Rocks Off

By Colleen McCaffrey Female erotica, wine and vegan cookies: no, not a perfect first date, although it would be good a place to take one....

Check it twice

Year-end music-list mania continues

Shelf help

Books to get you through the holidays — and ready for a new year

Hummus for the Holidays

Tired of turkey? Had it with ham? Chucking the…yeah, well, you get the idea. By Amber Peckham If the holiday fare for the last few...

Crazy quilt

The forecast in Clubland

Feast: 5 tables for one

It's such a cliché to say, "I hate to eat out alone." What's to hate? True, it's different from eating at home in your...

Feast: 8 places to get your chocolate on

It all starts innocently enough. One day you decide to order a mocha instead of your usual cappuccino; the next you grab a few...