sfgate.comWe're sick of Guy Fieri (real name: Guy Ramsay Ferry). The television personality manufactured on the second season of "The Next Food Network Star" might double as a Barnum & Bailey clown. Yet he is now one of the country's most recognizable celebrity chefs. If you want to see how ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 11, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 61 Day of the Angels: Let It Bleed! by Grover Lewis ALTAMONT SPEEDWAY, Alameda County, California -- All across the scalded brown hills looming above this seedy, out-at-the-elbows drag strip located 50 ... More >>
Tonight, season six of Top Chef finally, blessedly, comes to an end. The second half of the finale will see Kevin and the Brothers Voltaggio battle it out for reality TV supremacy, under the watchful eyes of Padma, Tom, and guest judge Douglas Keane, chef of Sonoma County's Cyrus. There's a ... More >>
A new Dutch study says that drinking up to half a glass of wine per day can help you live up to five years longer--if you're a man. More than half a glass and life expectancy starts to drop off again. [AP via Google] Murphy-Goode Winery in Sonoma County is offering a $10,000-per-month gig to a wine ... More >>
For the second time this month, an arrow has whizzed through city streets and landed somewhere unexpected. Fortunately, this one slammed into an aluminum-sided house in Queens, not a woman in the Bronx. But the new incident was scary enough to cause Whitestone's Eric Weinberger to call for his wife ... More >>
After President-Elect Obama is sworn in, his new administration will be toasted at a traditional luncheon given by the JCCIC (deep breath: the Joint Congressional Committee for Inaugural Ceremonies). What will Obama's first meal as President be like?First Course:Seafood stew Wine pairing: Duck ... More >>
The Karr fiasco is over, but Michael Tracey's quest for unlikely suspects in the Ramsey case goes on and on.
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