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Reports: Bean Sprouts Caused E. coli Outbreak

Reports: Bean Sprouts Caused E. coli Outbreak

Investigators have announced that they believe German vegetable sprouts caused the E. coli outbreak that has killed 31 people and sickened nearly 3,100 others. Reinhard Burger, president of the Robert Koch Institute, Germany’s national disease control center, said “the pattern of the outbreak had produced…

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Fantasy Murals on Haight Street

Fantasy Murals on Haight Street

Another set of fantasy themed murals on a wall off of Haight Street caught my eye last weekend as I strolled through this quirky shopping district. Perhaps they represent a spider king and his queen? I would like to know what mythological kingdoms these figures…

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Cure Your Sunday Sorrows at Ozumo

Cure Your Sunday Sorrows at Ozumo

Sundays are so depressing. The weekend is over and five full days of cubicle time lurk ahead. A few Sundays ago, my hubby and I decided to say screw it to our pre-week blues and commemorate Sunday night instead of mourning it. We headed downtown…

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Beer Review: Iron Springs Pub and Brewery JC Flyer IPA

Beer Review: Iron Springs Pub and Brewery JC Flyer IPA

I reviewed a Kölsch from Iron Springs a while back and although I wasn’t particularly impressed I came across their JC Flyer IPA: a British style IPA. My first hand experience with British beer comes from an unplanned overnight layover at Heathrow when I made…

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Preview: Seryn at Hotel Utah

Preview: Seryn at Hotel Utah

Seryn from Denton, Texas, arrives at Hotel Utah this Sunday. Buyer beware: Prepare for greatness. I saw Seryn in a huge barroom in Lubbock, Texas just over a year ago. For those of you who haven’t been to west Texas, imagine Texas and then multiply…

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Urban Tavern: A San Francisco Gastropub

Urban Tavern: A San Francisco Gastropub

If you read about Urban Tavern, you’ll see that it’s often referred to as a gastropub. If you aren’t yet familiar with the term, it’s the combination of gastronomy, meaning the art and science of good eating, and pub, meaning, well, a drinking establishment. Word…

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Cured Meat Therapy?

Cured Meat Therapy?

This has got to be a joke. Faith Willinger wrote about a spa experience in Italy called “salumoterapia” where you inhale the fumes of a plate of cured meat and then drink some champagne. Say what? According to Willinger, “Participants were served a plate of…

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Mehserle to be Released from Jail

Mehserle to be Released from Jail

BART police officer Johannes Mehserle, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for fatally shooting Oscar Grant, is slated to be released from jail in Los Angeles on Monday, June 13th. Let the rioting begin. According to the SF Appeal, Grant’s family members along with activists…

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Spank Rock and Boys Noize team up on new album

Spank Rock and Boys Noize team up on new album

Electro-rapper phenomenon Naeem Juwan is back with a killer new sound and a rocking forthcoming album entitled Everything Is Boring and Everyone Is a Fucking Liar, set to be released on September 27th. Well, I’m not a fucking liar when I say that Juwan, better…

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Food Pyramid Replaced by ‘My Plate’

Food Pyramid Replaced by ‘My Plate’

Gone are the days of the food pyramid, which had been our nutritional guideline resource for almost 20 years. Now, the United States Department of Agriculture has unveiled “My Plate,” aimed at being a simpler guide to healthy eating. The new guideline is divided into…

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Street Art Blooms in San Francisco

Street Art Blooms in San Francisco

Popping up everywhere, like spring flowers in bloom after the rain, is a wealth of street art on Haight Street in San Francisco. What was a couple of posters a few weeks ago, has evolved into a street art free-for-all. I captured these images below…

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Muni Operators Reject Contract Offer

Muni Operators Reject Contract Offer

Union members have voted down a tentative contract agreement between the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority and its transit operators’ union, leaving it in the hands of an arbitrator. Union members rejected the agreement by a vote of 944 to 488 on Wednesday. The agreement…

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