For the Week of
October 26-November 1, 2005
Cover: On the Menu
Lowly Chow Goes Highbrow: There's a peasant-food rebellion going on in the food world as ingredients once considered low-class are now making a big splash in fine-dining restaurants, including right here in Silicon Valley.
Urban Food Secrets...Revealed!: If cheap food is going to become tomorrow's fine dining, it's got to start somewhere. Here's a rundown of some of San Jose's best-kept secrets.
Monster Mush: Want to serve up something truly scary? Colored Cheez-Whiz has nothing on jellied tongue on Halloween.
News: Student Bodies:
A Silicon Valley school district has become the front line in a battle over No Child Left Behind.
The Fly: Putting the Race in DA Race.
Silicon Alleys: 1,000 Points of Live.
Techsploits: Patents Kill.
Rev: Horse Trading: I saw multiple people drop by and gaze at my lovely truck before leaving in disgust. I was so relieved that I didn't have to interact with them.
Showdown: There just isn't enough space to list the records broken by the San Jose Earthquakes this year.
See Monsters: Noah Baumbach's 'The Squid and the Whale' plumbs the depths of divorce with a razor wit.
Zorro for Conduct: Armed with a mask and a sombrero, Antonio Banderas carves a new 'Legend of Zorro.'
No Rain, No Gain: Cage, Caine provide silver lining in 'Weather Man.'
L.A. Women: Rodrigo García connects the dots in multipart 'Nine Lives' about women on the emotional edge.
It's a B-Side Thing: The Fighting Jacks aren't breaking up, but lead vocalist Casey Linstrum is breaking out.
Rack of L.A.M.B.: The Gwen Stefani show would have rocked if she wore sensible shoes.
The Last Thing She Wanted: Joan Didion analyzes her own tragedy in 'The Year of Magical Thinking.'
Book Box: 'The Simpsons: One Step Beyond Forever,' 'Slam Dunks and No-Brainers' and 'Cities of the World: A History in Maps.'
Live Feed: Savoring the Fall.
5 Things to Love: Food Gift Ideas.
Club Life: Sino Restaurant And Lounge in San Jose.
Tricky Talk: Solo talker Martin Moran dredges up some painful memories in his one-man play 'The Tricky Part.'
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: 'Smoke on the Mountain' plays gospel with undertones at Tabard Theatre.
Critical Mass: The San Francisco Opera splits the atom in John Adams' new creation, 'Doctor Atomic.'
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