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Eco-Boutique of the Week: Eco Citizen

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SFBG's Juliette Tang peeps the best eco-friendly products and boutiques. Check out her most recent installment here.

Eco-friendly fashion a wonderful concept we should all get behind, but not so wonderful are the poor quality, high cost, and bad design that too often accompany the eco-friendly clothing on the market. Who wants to wear scratchy hemp cargo pants? Read more »

Street Threads: Look of the Day

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SFBG photog Ariel Soto scoops SF street fashion. See the previous Look of the Day here.

Today's Look: Marika, Oakland

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Tell us about your look: "My fashion philosophy is eclectic. I like to change it up from day to day, but right now i am really into yellow thrift store sweaters."

Appetite: Txistorra burgers, ultimate bar food and a new Date Night

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By Virginia Miller

As long-time San Francisco resident and writer, I'm passionate about this city and obsessed with finding and exploring its best food-and-drink spots, deals, events and news, in every neighborhood and cuisine. I started with my own service and monthly food/drink/travel newsletter, The Perfect Spot, and am thrilled to share up-to-the minute news with you from the endless goings-on in our fair city. Read more »

Local Artist of the Week: Andrew Li

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LOCAL ARTIST Andrew Li

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BIO Andrew Li was born in San Francisco in 1965. He has been making art at Creativity Explored since 1990 and is currently a student at SF City College.

STORY Li's loose, sketchy drawings reflect his rapid artmaking process. Cityscapes, figures, and machines are his most frequent subject matter. Read more »

Objects of Obsession: Featherlight

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SFBG's Laura Peach rounds up local items and experiences to die for. See her last installment here.

A few months ago I skipped down to Mexico to escape the cold and rainy west coast winter. As I stood in the square outside Museo National de Arte, smiling as the sun warmed my face, a group of traditional Aztec dancers started to dance. As their feet stamped the stone in unison I found myself mesmerized by the vibrant feathers swaying in their fancy headdresses. Read more »

Street Threads: Look of the Day

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SFBG photog Ariel Soto scoops SF street fashion. See the previous Look of the Day here.

Today's Look: Paige, 23rd St. and Mission

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Tell us about your look: "Go with whatever's tight."

The paper chase: Three adventures in the realm of matter

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By Michelle Broder Van Dyke

1. The Shape of Things

The Museum of Craft and Folk Art recently exhibited “The Shape of Things: Paper Traditions and Tranformations.” The show was a historical investigation of traditional cut, folded, and molded paper arts from Korea, Japan, China, and the Philippines, along with contemporary art inspired by them. Read more »

Blog Love: That's quite a burrito

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Juliette Tang shouts out to local bloggers. Read her last installment here.


Image: El Faro burrito via Menupages

I like my burritos vegetarian, vaguely the length of a collapsible umbrella, and girthy enough to put a grown man into a coma if dropped off a 10-story building. Read more »

Street Threads: Look of the Day

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SFBG photog Ariel Soto scoops SF street fashion. See the previous Look of the Day here.

Today's Look: Madeliaine, Mission and 19th St.

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Tell us about your look: "No comment..."

Sit-Down Specials: Haute cuisine for beginners (and paupers)

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SFBG's Diana Dunkelberger digs her fork into a deliciously local low-price menu every week. Check out her most recent installment here.

Blackened beef carpaccio and crisp salsify with rocket, corn cream and a basil emulsion. Brandade of salt cod with crostini and pequillo peppers. Ossobuco with gremolata, risotto milanese, grilled radicchio, tomato confit and parmesan bone marrow crisp. Read more »