As a Brit traveling to California do I need to be wary of snakes or spiders (or anything else for that matter?) [more inside]
Are there markets in San Francisco where I can buy the dough to make tortillas? [more inside]
Need to find very specific type of hat on the INTARWEBS. First seen in San Francisco's Chinatown. Picture follows... [more inside]
My 74-year-old father-in-law broke his femur skiing last week. Please recommend a physical therapist in the SF Bay Area for a very active older person. [more inside]
What's the best option for high-speed internet access in San Francisco? (Moving from Castro to Potrero Hill, would like to ditch Comcast if there's a good alternative.) [more inside]
Please shower me with tips on how to get the best airfare deal between San Francisco and Melbourne, Australia, over New Year's! [more inside]
I will be traveling to the bay area, San Jose, in December. I am also an amateur radio operator. I have a list of open repeaters but I am wondering if anyone knows which ones are more active that you can just get on and rag chew. Also if there are any good repeaters on the 5 FWY, through Gilroy, and up to San Jose. That is the route I will be taking.
I have a 6-hour layover in San Francisco on Saturday night (7PM - 1AM). I want to get out of the airport and do some Christmas shopping and grab something to eat for a few hours, say 8-10PM. Where should I go? [more inside]
Traveling to Oakland (Hayward actually) for business for next week. Need to find a hotel that isn't horrible, and under $140/night (monday-thursday). [more inside]
Where can I take my girlfriend for a romantic dinner in San Francisco? [more inside]
I am wondering if anyone has restaurant recommendations for Thanksgiving in San Francisco. I'm not really interested in a traditional meal: I'm mostly wondering if there are any good Chinese or Indian joints that will be open, or places that will be serving their regular menu. [more inside]
Can anyone give some pointers for a couple (both 22) traveling to San Francisco for the first time from the UK? [more inside]
Anyone have any experiences with San Francisco patent attorneys? I want to try to get a utility patent. [more inside]
What are the great surplus stores around San Francisco [more inside]
I need a great San Francisco bar for a party with 30-50 friends on a Friday night, but I don't want to pay to rent one out. This means either a bar that doesn't get insanely crowded on Fridays, or a bar that'll reserve a back room for free. Dive bars are fine, close to Bart is vital (e.g. Mission, Soma, Financial District). Prefer a good beer selection. Does such a beast exist?
What's the best place in the San Francisco area to go mountainbiking if you cannot bring your own bike and helmet? [more inside]
Is there a website that lists all the movies playing in the Bay Area? Not just first and second run movies, but art houses (e.g. Pacific Film Archives)?
I'll be going to Wondercon in San Francisco. Any hotel recommendations? [more inside]
I am looking to sell my 2003 Toyota Echo. It's in great condition except the rear bumper. I am wondering if I should have the bumper repaired before selling it. [more inside]
Help me escape the grasping tentacles of the billion dollar wedding industry: where does one view and inspect and maybe try on nontraditional wedding dresses? [more inside]
Where are the best places/sites/calendars/listings/oracles to find out about art shows in San Francisco? [more inside]
My wife and I are in San Francisco this weekend -- she is walking the Nike Women's Half Marathon on Sunday and we are looking for some unique things to do while in town. We are staying at the Renaissance Parc 55 near Union Square and would some suggestions for walking around, specifically Saturday morning/afternoon, Sunday evening, and Monday morning. Thanks!
Where to take a take-out lunch in San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood.. [more inside]
Does anyone know where I could buy a manual credit card imprinter in/around San Francisco? [more inside]
Low-income housing agencies in San Francisco? [more inside]
Where should we go for our first Halloween in San Francisco? [more inside]
Do you have any suggestions for fun sights/activities for kids in San Francisco? [more inside]
Where in San Francisco can I acquire a Vosges bacon chocolate bar for my birthday? [more inside]
We're visiting San Francisco for a few days, how can we do a "trial run" for permanent residence there? [more inside]
I'm going to San Francisco for a few days next week--where are some little-known yet interesting places to eat and/or visit? [more inside]
Geeky guy's first visit to San Francisco. A few specific, slightly nerdy questions inside. [more inside]
Does anyone have any personal recommendations for a relationship therapist in/around San Francisco for a late-20-something hetero couple?
All-ages venues in SF for Sunday and Monday nights -- what are our options? Give me whatever you've got. [more inside]
I've heard rumors that there's a talented Chinese bespoke tailor that comes to SF and books a meeting room where he takes orders and measurements. He then flies back to China (or possibly it was Hong Kong) and assembles the suits. A month or two later, when the suit is completed, he ships it to the customer. Supposedly this man makes a superior quality product for a reasonable price. [more inside]
Swearing in ceremony in San Francisco today (9-11-07). Where/When? [more inside]
Where in San Francisco can I get my hair set to look like a 1930s movie star? Any other tips on a 1930s boudoir look would be appreciated, too. [more inside]
Need your assistance with a last minute trip to SAN FRANCISCO for LOVE FEST! [more inside]
I'm going to San Francisco for the first time on Sep 10-14. What's the nightlife like? [more inside]
What streets in San Francisco have timed series of stoplights for faster travel? I've heard that Bush is timed. And I've been told that Franklin is a good alternative to Van Ness going north. Does the "timedness" of the lights vary by time of day? [more inside]
Ten years ago, I found a pair of amazing metal slides while biking around in San Francisco. They were somewhere in Diamond Heights. Even at the time, they seemed impossibly old-school - they must have been 30 feet high, and they were FAST! I've never found them again. Where were/are they? [more inside]
We're headed to San Francisco and need suggestions on adding baby and cycling aspects to it. [more inside]
I'm 27, have been in NYC for five years now, and on a recent (as in last weekend) to SF, fell in love with the city; got the "this is where you should be" feeling within an hour of landing. Would it be crazy to think of moving? [more inside]
Can the hive mind recommend a good road cycling group in San Francisco? I'm looking for a recreational (but serious) cycling group that has sociable members preferably in their mid 20s to early 30s.
Please to be recommending an RSI specialist who practices in San Francisco. [more inside]
Where to have a major anniversary dinner in San Francisco? [more inside]
HELP! I will be moving soon after 6 years in Southern California - 3 in LA and 3 in Orange County. I have two job offers at prestigious companies in my field - one in San Francisco, the other in Massachusetts (about 40 miles West of Boston.) I'm looking for some insight about life in these cities to help me make my choice. Important details inside... [more inside]
How can I find a recreational soccer team to join this fall in the bay area? [more inside]
Quickie road trip! How long does it take to drive from L.A. to Seattle? And how long to drive from downtown Seattle to downtown Vancouver, BC? And how long from Seattle to L.A.? How would you budget your time in each city? We're leaving on Sunday evening and we have to get back by Friday night. We might skip Vancouver if the timetable gets too tight. [more inside]
What's a good San Francisco strip club to go to with my boyfriend? [more inside]