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Out There :: We Wine, We Dine

Out There :: We Wine, We Dine

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  • by Roberto Friedman
  • Jul 14, 2013

Bar manager Daniel Hyatt greeted us at the Roka Bar, down a sleek set of stairs from the brand-new Roka Akor restaurant in Jackson Square. We like a dining spot that’s also a palindrome.

Clothier Sends Mixed Safer-Sex Messages

Clothier Sends Mixed Safer-Sex Messages

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  • by Seth Hemmelgarn
  • Jun 3, 2013

A popular clothing company involved in a safe-sex campaign has recently touted its work with a bareback porn actor.

The Best of the Gays: Shopping

The Best of the Gays: Shopping

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  • by Chris Sosa
  • Apr 15, 2012

The Best of the Gays annual awards by Bay Area Reporter crowns the best places to shop.

Jean Paul Gaultier: Rock-Star Haute Couture

Jean Paul Gaultier: Rock-Star Haute Couture

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  • by Chris Sosa
  • Apr 9, 2012

"Equality, diversity and perversity," the cri de coeur of enfant terrible fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier, is (to paraphrase Woody Allen), "a campaign slogan a French politician could run on."

BARchive: Eating Out

BARchive: Eating Out

When did restaurants become gay? San Francisco gays gathered at restaurants and nightclubs that served food for decades before the Stonewall Riots in New York, and before the Compton Cafeteria riots in the Tenderloin.

San Francisco’s Castro Serves It Up!

San Francisco’s Castro Serves It Up!

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  • by Kevin Mark Kline
  • Oct 4, 2011

The Castro’s dining scene has long been known more for its puns, think Sausage Factory or Orphan Andy’s, than for serving gourmet fare. But that has slowly changed in recent years.

Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent

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  • by Michael Wood
  • Nov 9, 2008

Yves Saint Laurent, the boy wonder who became chief designer for Christian Dior at the tender age of 21, brought us the safari jacket, the lady’s tuxedo preferably worn bare-breasted, the pea coat and culottes.