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The Quest for the Perfect Drambuie Cocktail Begins with 2012's Nail or Fail Showdown

Drambuie, the spicy Scottish liqueur that's been tickling tongues since 1745, is on the hunt for the bartender with the brains and the skills to work cocktail magic. What kind of cocktail magic, you ask? The kind that demands your expert judgment this March 19 and 20 during their Nail Or Fail Bartender Showdown.

SF Ballet Performs the Greatest Love Story Ever

SF Ballet's Romeo & Juliet

Don’t be dissuaded by the perception that Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is a sappy romance. SF Ballet’s action-packed rendition tells the renowned story in a fresh way, but only for the next five days.

Foodie Agenda: Castro Farmers Market Returns, and more

Foodie Agenda: Castro Farmers Market Returns

Today, March 7

Wednesday's the last chance for Bay Area chefs to submit their best skillet recipes to Safeway Culinary Kitchens competition. Semi-finals are in April at the California Culinary Academy, followed by a final cook-off at Safeway’s headquarters in Pleasanton on May 15. The winner's recipe will be sold in Safeway's Open Nature line. 

Thursday, March 8

Electronica Beat: Four All-Night Parties to Hit Up in March

Electronica Beat: Four All-Night Parties to Hit Up in March

Here’s a different kind of March Madness for you folks. Some legendary House DJs will be passing through this month, so for durable, time-tested beats, look no further. Be sure to check out a fusion of music and art at a SOMA gallery, and did we mention? All the cool kids are invading the W Hotel!<--break->

Pop Physique Brings Sexy Back to San Francisco

Pop Physique San Francisco

The Bar Method and The Dailey Method have some competition: A SoCal born barre workout with a faster soundtrack, more props, and sexier marketing.

A Peek Into The Bold Italic's Funky New Digs

A Peek Into The Bold Italic&#039;s Funky New Digs

When San Francisco's The Bold Italic was looking to revamp their office-cum-event-space, they turned to local DIY-darling Kelly Malone.

Video Work, Dystopian Nightmares, and Melodrama: Four Don't-Miss Art Shows This Week

Video Work, Dystopian Nightmares, and Melodrama: Four Don&#039;t-Miss Art Shows This Week

The art world has a wonderful tendency to expose a variety of attitudes, sometimes ones that are diametrically opposed. That is the case this weekend, as the rosy, utopian architectural fantasy in Patricia Araujo’s Tomorrowland Today opens not far from The Brinksman, Cleon Peterson’s collection of blood-red, dystopian nightmare images. In between, look forward to a clever reanimation of landscape photography and a feature length melodrama, for those courageous enough to dive in.

Time for Tea at La Boutique

La Boutique La Tea

The pop up shop has spread from fashion to food to fitness, and San Francisco’s all in one art gallery, fashion boutique, and event space, La Boutique, is now brewing pop up tea.

Breezi Offers Pixel-Level Control for Designing Your Own Website

Breezi Offers Pixel-Level Control for Designing Your Own Website

Berkeley-based Freshout, an interactive product development agency that has been building web products for clients over the past six years, is soft-launching its first consumer product this week, a hosted website creation platform called Breezi.

Win Tickets to the Giants' First Home Game!

Win Tickets to Giants Opening Day!

Our office recently moved about a block away from AT&T Park, so Giants season has taken on a whole new meaning. Soon, the sidewalks outside will be filled with gleeful (and possibly drunk) baseball fans skipping work to heckle visiting teams and scream the words to "Don't Stop Believing" in support of our beloved boys in black and orange.

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