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Mission Eyes: 10th Annual Sake Day

Mission Local visited the Armory on Saturday to take part in Sake Day, a sort of Oktoberfest for the Japanese rice wine. Sake aficionado and sommelier Beau Timken is the event’s mastermind, as well as the owner of Hayes Valley’s True Sake store. The event featured some 200 different kinds of sake and doubled as a benefit for the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of...

Foreign Cinema Celebrates 16, Supports News

After 16 years of serving fine wines and elegant dinners in the Mission, Foreign Cinema celebrated another milestone last night and was generous enough to share a portion of the proceeds with Mission Local. Noting the Chablis inspired menu, we sent our most French reporter to the scene to quiz diners about the value of local news. Watch below: Foreign Cinema’s Sweet 16...

Mission Eyes: After the Fire

Tragedy has a way of bringing together unlikely groups. So too can a well stocked bar. Together, they make for a packed house. This was the case at the fundraiser held at Doc’s Clock on Saturday for the 67 people displaced by last week’s four-alarm fire. Bridge and tunnel pub crawlers mingled with longtime Mission residents. Drinking nearby community activists like Erick...

Sex and Gore: A Look Inside ‘Hell in the Armory’

Dante Alighieri. Jean Paul Sarte. The creators of  South Park. Many a great artist has contemplated what becomes of the wicked in the afterlife. At the hands of fetish porn purveyors Kink.com and the avant-cabaret circus group Vau de Vivre Society, Hell is comprised of significant amounts of T&A and fake blood. This is Hell at the Armory, an erotic haunted house (or “immersive...