Haruki Murakami is one of the most cultishly beloved authors in the States— despite the fact that all of his work is translated from Japanese. His "latest," Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, is about an engineer cut off from a group of beloved friends. It's been out in Japan for over a year, and now makes its debut Stateside.
What could be more appropriate for summer than a tote made out of recycled sails?
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit!
In honor of all the new movies that are being filmed in our fair city — from Godzilla to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and most recently an earthquake film called San Andreas starring Hayward-native Dwayne Johnson a.k.a.The Rock— we wanted to build a map of all the famous filming locations in SF. Lo and behold, a new app, MapHook, beat us to the punch.
Do you have everything in order for this weekend’s glorious and chilly music festival in Golden Gate Park? Maintenance on your bike so that late night ride home doesn’t go awry: check. Three days’ worth of ironic, clever, and (hopefully) unique graphic tees to make fellow festival goers pause: check. Locker rental secured: check. Now’s the time to check out last minute additions to cap off your festival style.
August brings us the skewering of super-cheesy romantic vampire movies, improv shows as far as the eyes can see, Muppets, and Fred Armisen, of course.
It's hard enough, wouldn't you agree, for a restaurant to make dinner in a fully equipped kitchen, never mind one that's been stripped of its range and hood due to pesky city zoning ordinances.
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