These days, it takes an awful lot for a San Francisco restaurant to fly under the radar. Professional food writers, bloggers and dilettantes hunt for secret gems with the doggedness of a search-and-rescue team.
So how can you account for Peña Pachamama, a charming and unique North Beach restaurant that has plugged along for more than a decade without attracting notice? Read More
Britney Spears’ ex-manager Sam Lutfi is suing her for libel, but he also claims that her drug use was a big part of the problem.
Lutfi’s lawyer has alleged that Spears used crystal meth, and she shaved her head in an effort to rid herself of amphetamine-laced hair. Read More
After “Happy Feet,” George Miller’s beautifully rendered fantasy about a tap-dancing penguin, grossed nearly $400 million and beat Pixar’s “Cars” for Best Animated Feature at the 2007 Oscars, it didn’t take a prophet to foresee “Happy Feet Two,” opening Friday.Yet, the idea for a sequel struck Miller while he was still editing the original. Whether or not “Happy Feet” made a box office splash, he was determined to pursue it. Read More
Perhaps the San Francisco Chronicle won’t endorse Barbara Boxer, but comedian Robin Williams will:
I’m a Californian and proud of it. I can’t imagine living anywhere else.
And one of the great things about living in California is being able to say that Barbara Boxer is my senator. Read More