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Volume 45 Number 18

Appetite: A tale of two (French) bistros

On a cozy winter’s night (admittedly not forefront in anyone's mind given the weekend we just had), French bistro fare becomes supreme comfort food....

Love, Gainsbarre

Indiefest taps into new waves of interest in Serge Gainsbourg

Two’s a crowd?

Comical and existential, The Companion Piece explores life and love as a vaudeville act


On orgy of progressive values -- and cheeseburgers! -- at Chris Daly's new bar. Plus: Puppy Pile, Miss Honey, Pink Mammoth, and Egyptian Lover parties

Volume 45 Number 18 Flip-through Edition

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Saving Lyon-Martin

A clinic specializing in care to uninsured LGBT patients is the latest in SF to face closure

Editor’s Notes

Jerry's picnic table and cell phone crackdown got all the budget cut press

No tax breaks for Twitter

Corporate blackmail -- the kind San Francisco sees all too often

Division of labor

As Mayor Lee supports mandatory local hire law, UC Mission Bay finally announces voluntary goals

The price of mental health cuts

Arizona provides a clarion call to California: cuts to acute mental health services in San Francisco must be reversed.

Early indicators

Supervisors reject preservationist position, raising concerns about development -- and revealing a little of their political philosophies

Panabay rising

From hip-hop to tropical bass, Los Rakas reconfigures the soundsystem

alt.sex.column: Flash dance

Dear Readers:In the high and far off times, there were these smeary newsprint tabloid "lifestyle" papers that had a few columns in the front...

Po’ girl

Feeling the chill in New Orleans -- and digging into superior imperial rolls at Blue Elephant on Cortland 

Viva Goa

A plethora of vindaloos distinguishes this intriguing Indian spot on Lombard

Bless this mess

Im Sang-soo offers a witty, high-tension take on The Housemaid

Love, Gainsbarre

Indiefest taps into new waves of interest in Serge Gainsbourg

Short takes on Indiefest ’11

What to see at the always fiesty film fest? From est to the Ugliest Dog in the World, our writers screen a gaggle of independent offerings on a world of subjects

Every little star

Eva Hesse is showcased at Berkeley Art Museum, while Katy Grannan brings the streets to Fraenkel Gallery

Landmark to loudness

Happy Sanchez keeps the secrets beneath the noise in Secret Studios

Ollie beats

Skate legend Tommy Guerrero shreds genres in the music studio

The road, Thorrior

Music journalists are from Mars, Valient Thorr is from Venus

Dreadfully fun

Turn out the lights, turn up the sound, and enter Dead Space 2.