August 30, 1999|
Cover: Top Shelf
We pass out our numbers, overtip and occasionally spill our drinks on them: the city's top bartenders.
House of Cards: House of Cards offers advice to the musicmakers.
Tara's Advice: Tara defends the chill pill.
Frisco Utopia: Chasing the call of the wild.
A Spa's Odyssey: Bavarian baths to soothe urban decay.
Concrete Runway: Dana Peter Powras at the Civic Center.
Cookoo for Lulu: How to turn a hausfrau into a home chef in 30 seconds.
Visual Arts Picks: Reviews of 'Machines of Metal and Light,' 'The Bay Area Awards Show' and 'Looking Glass.'
Siamese Sins: 'Twin Falls Idaho' recounts an odd and inconvenient love story.
Women on the Verge: Ariella Ben-Dov of MadCat on starting your own film festival.
Film Picks: Reviews of 'The Flame' and 'City That Never Sleeps,' 'The Adventures of Sebastian Cole' and 'Pizzicata.'
Java Jive: Kofy Brown's blend of funk, rock and soul reinvigorates the East Bay.
Music Picks: Reviews of the latest CDs by Bis, Bobby Matos and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble and Méshell Ndegéocello.
Club Guide: Disco divas, hip-hop connoisseurs and salsa suaves to flannel-clad pinball players, jazz luminaries and more.
In the Raw: A quick taste of the uncooked and living-food movement .
Novel Technologies: The virtual world of online technology provides fertile literary ground.
Surveying Silicon Valley: Valley-boy Po Bronson's odd tales from the South Bay.
Book Picks: Reviews of 'The Rolling Stone Book of the Beats' and 'All the Wrong Men and One Perfect Boy.'
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