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This Week’s Picks: June 18 – 24, 2014

raucous as it is tenderWEDNESDAY 18  Zara McFarlane You've got to be plenty ballsy to venture a cover of "Police and Thieves," the immortal 1976...

Get up

Nightlife wakes up with Morning Gloryville, Loco Dice, Louie Vega, Maya Jane Coles, Grit & Glamour, Werd, more parties

Let’s do lunch

TABLEHOPPING You'll want to add Aveline to your dining to-do list — and check out all these new options for lunch!

Secret passages

THE WEEKNIGHTER Through the back door at Bourbon & Branch

Hungry, thirsty

TABLEHOPPING Red Dog trots into SoMa, Chino wants to party in the Mission, Dine About Town hits the streets, and Uno Dos Tacos comes patio-ready.

Events: June 4 – 10, 2014

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Ooh la la!

TABLEHOPPING The firehose of new openings continues, and we have some good-looking spots for you to check out, stat.

Domo arigato

TABLEHOPPING A new sushi spot you'll want to check out, more vittles in Hayes Valley, and a British addition to the Mission.

Alerts: May 21 – 27, 2014

WEDNESDAY 21 San Francisco Tomorrow annual awards dinner Delancey Street Restaurant, 600 The Embarcadero, SF. www.sftomorrow.org. 5:30pm, $50. San Francisco Tomorrow will hold its annual...

SF en fuego

culture@sfbg.com ANOTHER WEEK, MORE OPENINGS! TABLEHOPPER Just when you thought you already had enough options of new places to check out, you get hit with...

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...

Open sesame

Spring is giving us more than daffodils with all kinds of new openings, from barbecue to bacon to oysters to octopus.

Kink.com to hold Campos political fundraiser with exotic dancers

Looks like the heat in the Assembly race is about to turn up a notch, but not in the way you’d expect.State Assembly candidate...

Spring chickens

'Tis the season for new releases, featuring a bumper crop of Bay Area bands. Plus, an identity crisis: Bay Area surf-mariachi-punks bAd bAd defend their honor against LA electro-pop kids badbad


marke@sfbg.comSUPER EGO Whoever decided to pack Disclosure (charging $50 for a DJ set!), the adorable Martinez Brothers, Easter with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence,...

Happy hump day music news!

Hiatus, schmiatus: Thee Oh Sees have been added to an already-dreamy Burger Boogaloo lineup. Catch 'em alongside OFF!, Shannon and the Clams, Nobunny, Terry...

Lotsa Matzoh

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


TABLEHOPPING: Brunch is trying to win the meal popularity contest in SF — and hey, we finally got a souvlaki joint!

Events: April 9 – 15, 2014

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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)

This Week’s Picks: April 2 – 8, 2014

WEDNESDAY 2 "WTF, SF? From Goldrushers to Glassholes" Considering the sudden preponderance of fascinating panel talks concerning the state of San Francisco, it is...

Aloha, partner

THE WEEKNIGHTER: Tiki drinks, tiny umbrellas, and Hell's Angels history at North Beach's Hawaii West 

Spammy fries for all!

TABLEHOPPING: A trio of restaurant openings — Calvados, cheese cones, and craft beer, represent! — plus a new spot for loco moco, Spammy fries, and poke bowls.

Brunch me

TABLEHOPPING New spots to hop out of bed for, Monday pizza at The Mill, and Off the Grid's TGIF fiesta.