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Mariquita Mondays at Incanto

Mariquita Mondays at Incanto

Usually known for his offal cooking, Incanto Chef Chris Cosentino is taking it to the farms on Mondays through the first part of the year. The Italian eatery in Noe Valley has teamed up with local farmers Julia Wiley and Andy Griffin of the Mariquita…

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Can Coke Cause Cancer?

Can Coke Cause Cancer?

Everyone’s knows it’s not quite good for you. We’ve all heard those rumors that Coca Cola can melt the paint off a car. But causing cancer – now, that’s a new one. The artificially created “caramel color” which gives the soft drink its particular color,…

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Photos: Candlestick Park Flea Market

Photos: Candlestick Park Flea Market

The weather cleared up just in time for the monthly Candlestick Park Flea Market yesterday, and there were some great deals and interesting treasures to be found. A few samples of some of the offerings: Don’t miss the next market on March 20th.

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Cobain at 44

Cobain at 44

If Kurt Cobain was still alive, today would be his 44th birthday. In his honor, the folks over at Flavorpill compiles a list of “44 Things You Didn’t Know” about the Nirvana frontman. A few of my favorites: “Before he was famous, for a time…

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Pilot Recycling Project Set to Begin at Golden Gate Park

Pilot Recycling Project Set to Begin at Golden Gate Park

Starting this spring, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department will be launching a pilot project on the east end of Golden Gate Park, placing 22 recycling cans at some of the area’s more popular spots. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, if the program…

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Is Muni Chief Leaving for D.C.?

Is Muni Chief Leaving for D.C.?

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Executive Director Nathaniel Ford is a finalist for the position heading Washington D.C.’s airport authority. Citing comments from both Tom Nolan, chairman of the SFMTA and Ford’s spokesman Paul Rose, both confirmed that he…

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Bay to Breakers 100th running could be its last

Bay to Breakers 100th running could be its last

History is in the making as we approach Bay to Breakers’ Centennial anniversary. While race organizers can’t confirm the May 15th race will be the last, financial uncertainties put the future of this annual San Francisco event up in the air: There is no title…

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Chris Daly for Mayor?

Chris Daly for Mayor?

SF Weekly reports that former supervisor and bar-owner Chris Daly may just throw his hat into the mayoral ring. Claiming that there are no other real progressives currently on the ticket, Daly feels compelled to run, if only to shake things up. Say it ain’t…

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UnderCover Presents The Pixies’ Doolittle

UnderCover Presents The Pixies’ Doolittle

UnderCover is a fairly new cohort of local musicians who take on and reinterpret one seminal album in its entirety every three months. Last fall it was The Velvet Underground’s debut covered by 40 musicians. Tomorrow night they’re kicking it up a notch, serving The…

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Anchor Brewing Unveils Latest Beer

Anchor Brewing Unveils Latest Beer

As another San Francisco Beer Week winds down this weekend, the Anchor Brewing Company has unveiled its latest creation: the Brekle’s Brown. The San Francisco brewer introduced the beer earlier this week as it celebrates its 140th anniversary. Brewmaster Mark Carpenter’s recipe for Brekle’s Brown…

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Borders to Close Hundreds of Stores

Borders to Close Hundreds of Stores

Borders has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plans to close hundreds of stores across the U.S., including several in the Bay Area. The second largest bookstore chain will close nearly a third of its 642 stores and about 6,000 employees will be laid off….

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Burmese on the Cheap

Burmese on the Cheap

Craving some Burmese? Then you must go to Yamo’s! With only eight bar stools in the entire restaurant, Yamo’s epitomizes hole-in-the-wall. Located in San Francisco’s Mission district, Yamo’s is quite the hot spot for authentic Burmese food. This little joint would be easy to miss,…

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