Monthly Archives: January 2012

Gilberth’s Rotisserie & Grill Soft Opening

While I am naturally humble and shy, I don’t mind bragging on my fiancée‘s behalf: work from her photographic project Homeplace is already hanging in Gilberth’s restaurant. For that reason and my strong arm threatscharm and good nature I have gotten to sample various items from their upcoming menu, and I am excited to visit [...]

SFMTA Relents on Parking

Free parking for everyone! Huzzah! Well, not really. I hope that they continue planning, because that’s important, but I also hope that the next plan contains more than just one tool: sure, why not meters, but why not also better transit connections, fixing the residential permits to be useful, and heck, would it hurt the [...]

Book ‘em, Dogpatch-o

The Bayview Police Station puts out a weekly newsletter with safety tips and a crime report, often full of tales of incompetent criminals. You can sign up for the newsletter on the SFPD website or just read the updates on D10 Watch. Most of the detailed crime descriptions happen around our neighborhood, but this time, [...]

The New Spot, the New New Spot, and the New New New Spot

By they way, if you’re intimidated by Olivier’s Butchery, but still want to try his meats, The New Spot, Oralia’s, and the soon to open Gilberth’s Rotisserie and Grill all source meat from Olivier’s from time to time. I’ve gotten to preview the menu at the rotisserie twice now, and I expect that it will [...]

7×7 Loves the Dogpatch

Ensuring that parking will be even more tied up, 7×7 magazine has run two articles in quick succession about the amenities of our fair neighborhood. The first features Romer Young Gallery, Piccino and Yield Wine Bar, and the second features Carlotta Cellars and Sutton Cellars. This is only a few weeks after talking about Olivier’s [...]

Parking is Such Sweet Sorrow

When it comes to the SFMTA’s plans for meters in the neighborhood, I have to admit that I don’t have a dog in this fight. When my fiancée and I took up residence here this spring, we chose it for its proximity to her work and the Caltrain stop. She walks two blocks to the [...]