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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 »

Picks from San Jose's Cinequest Film Festival

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By Natalie Gregory

The three films I have watched from this year’s Cinequest all feature characters grappling with different life periods. In Swiss entry Another Man, Francois deals with a quarter-life crisis: he's trying to find his voice as a film critic, but is constrained by his small-town surroundings and lack of actual experience. In Euforia , from Mexico, Pat is obsessed with the accomplishments of his youth and is hopeless in his middle age. 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: Omar, Mission and 19th St.

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Tell us about your look: "My style is rocker all the way."

The Larder: Smell, don’t speak

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Diana Dunkelberger gets the scoop on yummy local edibles. View her last installment here.

Yesterday evening, on my way to a friend’s house for dinner, I got it in mind to bring with me an extra special cheese. So I marched on over to Cheese Plus, a shop you can easily find with your eyes closed if the wind is blowing just right. Read more »

Appetite: Steak, pork, Victoria Lamb and an El Carajo cocktail or two

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Welcome to Appetite, a new column on food and drink. A long-time San Francisco resident and writer, Virginia Miller is passionate about this incomparable city, obsessed with finding and exploring its best spots, deals, events and news. Miller started with her own service and monthly food/drink/travel newsletter, The Perfect Spot, and will continue to pass along up-to-the minute news to us. Read more »