Mission Window by Demetrios Lyras

It’s 7 a.m., 50°, just a bit wet out there and headed to 57°. The rain will be gone by 11 a.m. Did anyone else freeze walking home yesterday? Well, that won’t last. Details for the next 10 days are here.

SF Eater has a sneak preview of the third edition of Lucky Peach from Eater National. Briefly:

Get ready for Mario Batali’s “Recipes For Yo Mama!,” and Joe Beef’s words on the magic of clean toilets to be released for public consumption on or around March 13.

Honestly, there’s not much more, but you can see the full post here.

The San Francisco Bay Guardian has early picks for Beer Week, which runs Feb. 10 to 19.

And at Burrito Justice, we have the burrito eviscerated. There is something just plain wrong about taking a fork to a burrito, and that’s coming from someone who doesn’t like burritos.

Happy February, lc

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Founder/Executive Editor. I’ve been a Mission resident since 1998 and a professor emeritus at Berkeley’s J-school since 2019 when I retired. I got my start in newspapers at the Albuquerque Tribune in the city where I was born and raised. Like many local news outlets, The Tribune no longer exists. I left daily newspapers after working at The New York Times for the business, foreign and city desks. Lucky for all of us, it is still there.

As an old friend once pointed out, local has long been in my bones. My Master’s Project at Columbia, later published in New York Magazine, was on New York City’s experiment in community boards.

Right now I'm trying to figure out how you make that long-held interest in local news sustainable. The answer continues to elude me.

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