Tag Archives: Litquake

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Litquake Event Relocates to SF Mission’s Alamo Drafthouse

A small literary event series took root in San Francisco 17 years ago. Within a few years of its launch, it had become a nine-day, citywide festival promoting literature in venues around town called Litquake. It also features a series of monthly literary conversations with authors called Epicenters, until recently held at the now-shuttered Viracocha. Litquake has relocated its Epicenters to the Alamo Drafthouse at the...
LitCrawl Map

Have Map, Will Crawl: Mission Local’s Lit Crawl 2012 Map

Can’t decide which Lit Crawl event to attend tonight? Let Mission Local guide your literary fun with our handy street map. Be sure to consider the readings and parties we’ve mapped with our logo — that’s where you’ll see our reporters. Join us at events like “A Cowboy, an Alien, and Samuel Johnson Walk Into a Bar,” going down at...
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In Pursuit of the Perfect Burrito

The funniest restaurant attempt at a burrito may be in County Surrey, England, where the lone taqueria serves up a crepe filled with canned kidney beans drizzled with ketchup. That’s the meal Los Angeles food blogger Jess Winfield suffered through when he had a burrito craving he had to fix. Winfield has eaten at dozens of taquerias across the United...
Food Power by John Evans

Why Are We Obsessed With Food?

Sustainable food movement superstar Dan Imhoff will take part in a panel discussion of how living the foodie lifestyle has turned into a political act at Lit Crawl’s “Chew on This: A Fresh Take on Our Obsession with Food,” 3 p.m. Saturday in Berkeley. Like all Lit Crawl events, it’s free. Join the discussion at the Marsh Arts Center at 2121 Allston...

10.17.09

Hope you got some sleep last night, because this weekend’s chockablock with things to do. First, the smart set will flood the Mission’s streets and venues for Litcrawl, the Litquake’s grand finale that brings dozens of readings to bars, galleries and alleys. The SF Doc Fest opens tonight at the Roxie Theater. Our Veronica Moscoso has the story. Southern Exposure...