5 Topics Everyone Will Be Discussing Over Brunch


Be the belle of brunch with newsy topics to share with the table, from Morgan Freeman discussing weed to the ridiculous Outside Lands food lineup, that are sure to spark a lively conversation. 

Trio of Humpback Whales Spotted in San Francisco Bay, SFGate

Marine mammal aficionados got a treat Wednesday morning when a trio of Humpback whales ventured inside the Golden Gate to take in the sights and do some spring feeding. The most important takeaway from the sightings: boaters need to give whales a wide berth, as they can be spooked easily. 

Morgan Freeman Says 'Legalize Marijuana Across the Board,' People

The legalization of marijuana remains hotly debated. But for Morgan Freeman, there’s no question. The 77-year-old Oscar winner, well known for his deep, mellow voice, spoke candidly about his own marijuana use during an interview with The Daily Beast last week. "How do I take it? However it comes! I'll eat it, drink it, smoke it, snort it," Freeman said. 

Lobster Rolls and Doughnut Cheeseburgers: Outside Lands Releases Absurd Food Lineup, SFist

Outside Lands continues to earn a reputation as a food festival with a helping of music, or so it would seem based on the newly released and once again over-the-top list of restaurants, breweries, and food trucks on the bill this year.The offerings are a complement to the lineup of acts from Elton John to Kendrick Lamar, performers who are best enjoyed over crème brulée or Tacolicious tacos. Sure, there's carnival fare to be found, from fried pickles to burgers, but this is a bourgeois affair, so, per usual, a large segment will be getting wine drunk in the Wine Lands tent. If the only thing you were planning to eat whilst enjoying the music was magic mushrooms or a few tabs, you should read the list and perhaps reconsider.

SF Demands McDonald’s Clean Up Drug Activity at Haight Location, SFChronicle

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera Tuesday sent a letter to McDonald’s Corp. complaining about its restaurant at the corner of Haight and Stanyan streets. Herrera told the multinational fast-food chain that it is “legally on the hook” for drug dealing and other illegal activity at its Haight-Ashbury store. The drugs confiscated by police at the property include LSD, psychedelic mushrooms, hashish, and marijuana. 

3D Printed Food Pop-Up Hits London Later This Month, Eater

3D printing has a growing presence in the world of food. Now, there's a pop-up restaurant showing just far the technology can go. At this year's 3D Printshow London, there will be a pop-up serving a menu of 3D printed food only. Called 3D Printshow Kitchen, it is the first of its kind, according to 3DPrinting.com. The 3D Printshow Kitchen is open May 21-23.


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