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Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man, Is Moving To San Francisco

If you’re an egomaniacal super genius with an affinity for all sorts of high tech gadgets and looking to build a new app, what’s your next step? Why, move to San Francisco, of course. Marvel Comics announced this week at San Diego Comic-Con that Tony Stark, “the cool exec with a heart of steel,” aka Iron Man, is vacating Manhattan and setting up new digs in SF to build an app for his Extremis armor.

Convert Man Comes to Hayes Valley, Party at Rare Device, & More

Bringing you the latest in retail therapy around the Bay Area.

Scenes of the City: Abandoned Anchor Glass Company

For this week's Scenes of the City, we visited a spooky old glass factory in the delta town of Antioch. Anchor Glass Factory (1400 W 4th Street) was demolished recently, but for some time it was a photographer's and explorer's haven. Like most abandoned industrial sites, it almost seems like everyone clocked out one Friday and just never came back, leaving behind magazines, boots, and tools.

Vodka Gets Flavorful With Pinnacle and Muttville

Last Thursday night, Pedro's Cantina opened its doors for an exciting Pinnacle Vodka event supporting local San Francisco charity, Muttville. Last month, we asked readers to take a Pinnacle Vodka personality quiz to prove their love for San Francisco and to discover what vodka flavor best represents them. We then invited our quiz-takers to a happy hour event, where they could taste said flavors for themselves.

Property Porn: A Pac Heights Mansion With Indoor Pool for $6.5M

Sure, six million dollars is a little steep, but how can you turn away from your own sizable indoor lap pool, complete with cloud-painted ceiling? Never let Karl the Fog ruin your (indoor) summer plans, again! 

Sinto Gourmet's Kimchi Fried Rice Recipe

As a little girl, Chef Hyunjoo learned to make Kimchi in the kitchen of her grandmother's small restaurant in South Korea. After moving to San Francisco in 2007, Hyunjoo worked at Aqua in the Financial District for two years before turning her grandmother's homemade recipe into her own company, Sinto Gourmet

Housemade Fireball Takes Over Artisanal Cocktail Bars

Whether you love it or loathe it, Fireball is one of the hottest shots around right now. Maybe it's your punctuation mark to a long night or maybe the smell is reminiscent of hangovers and bad choices. Either way, Fireball is taking over the bay, and now, top bartenders are mixing their own artisanal Fireball shots. For a grownup version of this college-friendly booze, head to these local SF bars. 

New Website Maps All the Internet's Kitties

Say hello to your new timesuck. Last week, Mashable reported on “I Know Where Your Cat Lives,” a site that culls metadata from the over 15 million available geotagged images tagged with “cat” on social media sharing sites and places them on a world map. It is truly pussy galore.

We Wanna Be Friends With Hi Tops Owners Jesse Woodward & Dana Gleim

Hi Tops co-owners Jesse Woodward and Dana Gleim are fast approaching the opening of their second venture, Bandidos. And we're pretty excited, too. 

Yelp Turns 10, So Here Are Some Crazy One-Star Reviews of the Country's Best Restaurants

Conceived after company CEO Jeremy Stoppelman had a cold and needed a good doctor recommendation, Yelp, the controversial and wildly successful review site that's changed the playing field when it comes to customer critiques, turns 10 this year.

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