Archive for October 21st, 2007

  • Happy Halloween: Our Hippie Heritage

    Happy Halloween: Our Hippie Heritage

    I was struck by the History Channel’s unbalanced depiction of our hippie heritage on the series Time Machine. The herd of independently thinking middle-class white kids who tuned in, turned on and dropped out, started in Haight-Ashbury. They were visited by the “acid test,” where […]

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  • Burlingame Benihana Serves Up Redesign

    Burlingame Benihana Serves Up Redesign

    BURLINGAME — Benihana officials and guests celebrated the opening of its redesigned Burlingame restaurant with a kagami wari ceremony on Sept. 20. A ceremonial sake barrel was broken and guests toasted to the restaurant’s success. The new restaurant design, known as “The Next Benihana,” invites […]

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  • Ang Lee Says ‘It’s Not Porn’

    Ang Lee Says ‘It’s Not Porn’

    RIP: ‘PACIFIC TIME’ Asian America’s only radio program is dead, and it has fulfilled former host Nguyen Qui Duc’s worst nightmare. “We have to continue this coverage, no matter who it is,” Nguyen said last spring while visiting the S.F. Asian American International Film Festival. […]

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