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12/19/2011

Based on a Brothers Grimm tale about a young girl who’s sold to the devil by her unwitting father (he’s soused), the story is, well, quite grim... More»

12/15/2011

Late-night drinking is an old tradition in North Beach, a neighborhood made famous by sailors celebrating their return to dry land, and now a group of bar... More»

12/14/2011

With the Dec. 31 deadline for pulling out of Iraq approaching, and the Afghanistan conflict winding down, more than two million combat... More»

12/14/2011

Several Bay Area private schools pretty much announced to the world, “Aren’t we cool?” with a recent technology decision. ... More»

12/1/2011

Is it a coincidence that so many professional chefs around here—at the top of the heap is James Syhabout of both elegant Commis and down-home Hawker... More»

11/22/2011

Some unfortunate plot twists are tough to take, including the devoted slave girl who happily sacrifices herself so the hero can find love, but the opera is... More»

11/18/2011

Mourad: New Moroccan by Mourad Lahlou (with Susie Heller, Steve Siegelman, and Amy Vogler) (Artisan) Much... More»

11/11/2011

If it’s happened once, it’s happened a hundred times: Wandering from winery to winery up Highway 29, you forget about food. Then the munchies... More»

10/19/2011

Sick of trying to suss out which guys are cool from their puffed-up online dating profiles? Try Howaboutwe.... More»

9/26/2011

It’s six o’clock on a Tuesday morning, and Sam Mogannam is running up 22nd Street with a friend. The hill is steep, but that doesn’t seem... More»

8/22/2011

In a one-room studio on the sprawling third floor of the American Industrial Center in Dogpatch, designers Josh and Lauren Podoll recently packaged their... More»