The secret’s out, local burrito pioneer Miguel Escobedo of Papalote is going to be on Throwdown with Bobby Flay. The showdown happens on Feb. 17 – I’m interested in seeing what the Iron Chef has to offer. Here’s hoping they stay at least within certain boundaries (the tortilla being one), and adhere to the basic tenets of burrito-ness. Remember – a burrito is not a sandwich.

If they do get too far off track, though, maybe this could finally prompt someone to run with the website idea,

While the city is asking people what to do with an empty parking lot on 17th and Folsom, (11 a.m., Jan. 23 at Marshall Elementary) Gawker’s asking a much more important question as we head into 2010 – who’s the hipster of the decade?

The hipster grifter? American Apparel CEO Dov Charney? Or maybe it should be our own Grand Arbiter of Hipster Scum (not on the list, unfortunately, but they may accept write-ins).

Then again, if you vote for Charney, he could sweep both the hipster and the douchebag of the decade awards, nearly earning him the Triple Crown of pop culture.

The San Francisco Chihuahua airlift has been delayed, possibly until January. So you still have a chance to get your hands on one of the little guys!

Last, matt_upinhere contributed the below photo to the Flickr pool, of what appear to be three baby Jesuses in a window display.

Amazing in itself, but who actually knew that baby Jesus looked a heck of a lot like Uncle Jesse?


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Armand is a photojournalism and multimedia student at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and is originally from Baton Rouge, La. His work history includes being a paper pusher in Los Angeles and a youth program coordinator in Ramallah, and is currently a student editor at Mission Local, which means he gets to read a lot of news and tell people what to do.

He also waits for the day when bacon and buffalo sauce combine on one plate.

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