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Strike’s Silverlining? Free Tables at Mission Hot Spots

BART trains may be rolling again, but their weekend absence disrupted reservations at the Mission’s top dining destinations, giving locals a serious shot at some tough-to-snag tables. “It made the reservation book kind of a joke,” said Molly Fritz, a manager at Bar Tartine. “People were stuck in traffic, so the times that they thought they were going to be...

Solve mysteries or get a free easel!

First things first, I hope everyone had a safe and happy palindrome day yesterday — 01022010. (Thanks, infodiva.) If you start to notice more penny-pinching out-of-towners crowding your favorite taqueria, Bi-Rite or Tartine, blame the Los Angeles Times Travel blog post that came out yesterday. The Mission might not hold the top tourist destinations, but it apparently took top honors...

Swine Flu Krispies

Today it’s about food. Food suitable for the President. Food that cures anxiety. Hell, food that battles swine flu. You know how when you’re a kid you think your parents are full of it when they say candy is bad for you? Well, Kellogg’s recently took the kids’ side of the argument to sell Cocoa Krispies. A big, yellow banner...