Turkey. It's undeniably one of the biggest achievements of any Thanksgiving spread. But before you cook it, you gotta buy it. Don't leave home without our handy guide to SF's best turkey slangers.
There are certain blocks in this city that seem like mini-universes. Each week, we'll highlight a stretch of pavement where you could spend an entire day and night. Next up? Grant and Green Streets in North Beach.
Former Girls frontman Christopher Owens returns to the fold with new tracks from his ucoming solo debut, Lysandre (Turnstile Records). And its subject matter is rather juicy: The album's named for a girl he met whilst in France for a festival performance on Girls' first-ever tour, and is written, recorded and sequenced as a complete narrative. [via Turnstile Records]
Local boy Kirk Hammett has always been known as the primary face melter in legendary Bay Area thrash juggernauts Exodus and Metallica. What most people might not be aware of is his fiendish love for all things ghoulish; Hammett's been collecting monster movie memorabilia since he was a just a wee five-year-old rambling around San Francisco. Decades later, his bounty has become one of the world's finest, and he's ready to show it off.
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