No parking for San Francisco food trucks at America’s Cup [ABC7]

“To make that pitch to California businesses, Utah’s Gov. Gary Herbert and Virginia’s Gov. Bob McDonnell, both Republicans, have scheduled joint stops beginning Thursday in Orange County, Silicon Valley and San Francisco.”
San Francisco on list of stops for Virginia, Utah governors’ jobs push [AP via Ex]

“There are a handful of vegetarian restaurants throughout the Bay Area that adhere to the strictures of religious sects, and I, a godless omnivore, visited a few to see what kind of spiritual and culinary enlightenment they could offer.”
Cult Classics: Vegetarian Restaurants With a Religious Philosophy [Weekly]

“When women buy more than half of the nation’s theater tickets, why are so few stories by women represented on our stages?”
Gender Roles: Local Theater Confronts the Lack of Women Behind the Scenes [Weekly]

“While we don’t support theft of content, in this case we’re happy whoever he (or she) is is enjoying our movies.” beloved in Pope land! Local porn site among top downloaded in Vatican City [SFBG]

“Unlike mini golf courses in suburbia, Urban Putt won’t have a half-acre to work with. The space — 1096 South Van Ness — is a former mortuary, vacant since 1999, clocking in at about 9,000 square feet total, including the basement and the kitchen-to-be.”
Urban Putt aims to bring a miniature golf, restaurant and bar concept to the Mission [Chron]

“We’ve slashed the budget and shortened the season to a point that can be slashed no further”
Mime Troupe summer season in jeopardy [Chron]

“The original founders wanted this to be a community center sex club”
Main Street’s sex club: Eros celebrates 21 years in business [SFBG]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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