Warriors forward and Oakland native Juan Toscano-Anderson stands six-feet-six-inches tall. So when the dude needed a bicycle, it needed to be custom-made—and he wanted it to be local.
Plus, midcentury aspic dishes are getting the San Francisco culinary treatment; a stolen Frenchie named Prada is reunited with her owner; Berkeley's public buildings will serve more plant-based fare; and more local stories to you feeling upbeat.
San Francisco chefs are bringing back this much-maligned 1950s dish, SFGate
If you have fond (or not so fond) memories of your grandmother's homemade meat jellies—or if you've only heard horror stories of the delicacy straight out of the 1950s—then consider giving modern gourmet versions a try at Maison Nico and SPQR. Read more.
Building a bike for the Warriors' Juan Toscano-Anderson, Berkeleyside
David Boone has been hard at work in his garage for the last eight months crafting a custom bike for the six-foot-six-tall East Oakland raised forward in exchange for publicity. Read more.
Berkeley to serve vegan meals at jails, public buildings, The Hill
The City of Berkeley plans to reduce its meat and dairy spend by half by 2024. Read more.
'The Princess Diaries' turns 20: A royal rundown of its SF locations, Hoodline
Take a trip down memory lane by checking out the local spots actually featured in the movie—think an Excelsior firehouse-turned-home, the Town School for Boys' rooftop basketball court, and the former site of Musée Mécanique. Read more.
San Francisco nonprofit offers free cannabis at Vaccine Rap Day, SFGate
In an effort to increase SF's vaccine rates and prevent the spread of Covid-19, Code Tenderloin is offering free eighths to those who get vaccinated at their Saturday event. Already vaxxed? Perform a song about it. Read more.
South San Francisco Police Rescue Dog Taken During Armed Robbery, CBS SF
Days after Prada the French bulldog was stollen from a South Airport Boulevard hotel in a violent robbery, police offers arranged a scheme to pretend they wanted to buy the dog—and then caught the suspects and reunited the pup with her owners. Read more.