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Volume 44 Number 48

Appetite: Plum sneak preview dinner amps up anticipation

Daniel Patterson is one of our city's true visionary chefs, willing to push the envelope, gifted with technique, but, yes, able to make it...

Good enough, fella?

The gangster lifestyle ain't always shits and giggles in Mafia II

Appetite: Studying drink

3 books to up your cocktail-making game or historical knowledge

Volume 44 Number 48 Flip-through Edition

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Desperately seeking squash bees

On the hunt for the elusive squash bee with native bee advocates Celeste Ets-Hokin and Rollin Coville

From Alps to Arp

Alexis Georgopoulos has an SF homecoming at the On Land Festival

Portraits of Jason

Hairy Eyeball: A lesser-known filmic Jason lives in black-and-white in Tim Roseborough's Portrait of Jason II: Return of the B*tch, while Sean McFarland's new show refracts California color and, at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, "Black Sabbath" spotlights black artists' relationship to Jewish music

Notes on a scandal

The Tillman Story traces a family's urgent search for the truth

Father knows best?

Greek import Dogtooth's freaky family values

Northern lite

Checking out the nightlife scene across the border. Plus: Motor City Drum Ensemble, Gemini Disco Farewell, Le Perle Degli Squallor, Labor of Love, and more

Curry Boyzz

Castro with two zz's: Curry Boyzz may not up the gayborhood's culinary profile, but its "Indian-Pak" offerings at least lend some much-needed flavor

alt.sex.column: My sibling’s keeper

Dear Andrea:I'm having a problem with my brother. He wants to become a priest, and even though I want to be happy for him...

Turf politics

To trust or not to trust in Thizz City — the dilemma of SF rap

Civil disagreements

Haight Street merchants are by no means united in support of sit-lie

Burners in flux

Why would anyone spend four months and $180,000 building something that will only last a week? The answer says a lot about Burning Man culture

Editor’s Notes

The economic policies of the past decade are even screwing rich people

School board race shouldn’t be personal

The backroom anti-Brodkin campaign has to stop

SEIU and the new McCarthyism

The demise of our once great union has implications far beyond our locals in California

Meow mix

You can't drown your sorrows with a sandwich from the Strawberry Gourmet Deli