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Healdsburg hop

TABLEHOPPING Fill ’er up -- we’re taking a long (but worthy) journey to this Sonoma hotspot.

This Week’s Picks: March 12 -18, 2014

WEDNESDAY 12Freddie Rainbow Presents "Gender Night" It's no secret that comedy is a male-dominated business. For years, there's been this stereotype that women aren't...

Music Listings: March 5-11, 2014

WEDNESDAY 5ROCKBoom Boom Room: 1601 Fillmore, San Francisco. “The Larkade,” w/ Major Powers & The Lo-Fi Symphony, Rachel Lark, JK47, 9:30pm, free.Bottom of the...

Nite Trax: Esta Noche to close, adios Esta Noche

Not even a guest starring role on Looking could save beloved Latino-oriented gay dive Esta Noche, alas! According to Eater SF, the Mission favorite...

Music Listings Feb. 26-Mar 4, 2014

WEDNESDAY 26ROCK50 Mason Social House: 50 Mason, San Francisco. The Ever After, The Proofs, 8pm, free.Bender’s: 806 S. Van Ness, San Francisco. Noise Pop...

Hot! New! Live!

TABLEHOPPING: See the beauty, touch the magic -- of ICHI, Kin Khao, Bespoke Doughnuts, Melange Market, more

Music Listings

WEDNESDAY 19ROCKAmoeba Music: 1855 Haight, San Francisco. Phantogram, 6 p.m., free.The Chapel: 777 Valencia, San Francisco. Marissa Nadler, Donovan Quinn, 8 p.m., $12-$15.Elbo Room:...

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...

BARF-y, in a good way: Bay Area record labels draw a cattle drive of local music lovers

On Saturday, the first annual Bay Area Record Label Fair (BARF) was born. As a labor of love between Father/Daughter Records and local promoters,...

Tip some back at the Barworkers Ball

Hey gorgeous bar slaves and cocktailistas! This night's for you (and your friends). The annual Mid-Winter Barworkers Ball raises a glass to all service...

Music Listings: Feb 12-19, 2014

WEDNESDAY 12ROCKBoom Boom Room: 1601 Fillmore, San Francisco. The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men, Evan & The Eccentrics, 9:30 p.m., $5.Bottom of the...

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.

Music Listings: Feb 5-11, 2014

WEDNESDAY 5ROCKBrick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710 Mission, San Francisco. The Pack A.D., 9 p.m., $10-$12.DNA Lounge: 375 11th St., San Francisco. My Body...

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?

Promo: The Edwardian Ball is happening this weekend

The Edwardian Ball is an elegant, whimsical celebration of art, music, theatre, fashion, technology, circus, and famed author Edward Gorey, set in an imagined...

Music Listings: Jan. 15-21, 2014

WEDNESDAY 15ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Connan Mockasin, Disappearing People, Faux Canada, 9 p.m., $10-$12.El Rio: 3158 Mission, San Francisco....

“V” for victory

TABLEHOPPING: New openings brought to you by the letter "V" — plus nifty North Beach spots for lunch and Sunday dinner.

Music Listings: January 8-15, 2014

WEDNESDAY 8ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. A Lot Like Birds, Sianvar, Stolas, The Venetia Fair, 8:30 p.m., $12.El Rio: 3158...

Wrap it up

A look back at the new restaurants, bars, and bites of 2013

Down at the Rickshaw

One of our favorite independent music venues celebrates 10 years of rockin' -- with a week of great shows

Wrap it up

A look back at the new restaurants, bars, and bites of 2013.