Cover: Dirty Dining
Health Department, schmelth department. Metro goes dining at the dirty dozen of the valley's restaurants. Plus, a roundup of what's not on the menu, ethnic bias at the health department and more.
News: Cavity Search
Mercury watchdogs say the smokestacks of crematoriums are releasing high levels of the toxic metal--from the burned fillings of the dead.
Acid Jazz Redeemed: Chris Brann's P'taah invigorates the genre with an eclectic new album, 'Compressed Light.'
Brahms Boosters: Hilary Hahn and Garrick Ohlsson soared on three Brahms sonatas at Villa Montalvo.
Parade of Styles: The ReBirth Brass Band brings the melting-pot rhythm of the second line to New Orleans by the Bay.
Aural Fixation: The Cactus Club got a lesson in interior decoration from VIM Saturday.
Audiofile: Reviews of new CDs by The Mollys, Brougham and Kid Rock.
Ticking Sound: The meter is running, but 'Gone in 60 Seconds' is in no hurry to climax.
Rave Form: Greg Harrison's 'Groove' follows an SF rave from dusk to dawn.
Skinned Alive: Peter Greenaway skins and stuffs his characters in '8 1/2 Women.'
Four on The Floor: A critic surveys the comics that accumulated during his much-needed vacation.
Planet Pranks: San Jose Stage Company spoofs every genre in sight in 'Return to the Forbidden Planet.'
Pot Roast to Posh: New chef reintroduces old SoFA standby Eulipia to the delectable heights of New American cooking.
A La Carte: Good deeds can be savored at the upcoming Taste of the Nation.
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