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...
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...
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...
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...
Wise Sons Deli's hours are odd for the moment. It reopens Tuesday at 10 a.m.
SOMArts celebrated the opening of Illuminations: Día de Los Muertos 2011. The exhibit, curated by René and Rio Yañez, runs through Nov. 5.
If you're curious about cocktails, this is the week for you. San Francisco Cocktail Week started on Monday with a party at the Anchor Steam brewery.
Mission Eyes took a field trip downtown to see our multimedia editor's new photography show on sex-trafficking.En Español
Friends and family gathered at the Mission Cultural Center to watch Papalote's owners, Miguel and Victor Escobedo, take on Bobby Flay on the Food Network's Burrito Throwdown. En Español
A bosomy Captain America, Batman in a ball gown and other artistic explorations of superheroes and the human body as an object of sexuality and consumption.
The Viracocha Creation Factory opens @ 21st and Valencia En Español
Mission Loc@l visits the new Wine Bar at 24th and Valencia. En Español
The Mexican Museum opens it's first exhibit at Fort Mason since 2006.
Mission Eyes went to see Precious.