bay area

Fast Food

Bay Area City Stuck with a Chick-fil-A Vows to Make It the 'Gayest in the Country'

A former county supervisor who is openly gay suggested that rainbow flags surround the San Jose restaurant “as a counter-signal."
Jelisa Castrodale
4.15.19
Interviews

Saweetie Is Working Despite What You Think About Her

Noisey had dinner with the Bay area rapper ahead of her sophomore EP, ‘Icy.’ Saweetie knows what you’ve been saying about her. She just doesn’t care.
Kristin Corry
4.2.19
fortune cookies

San Francisco's Last Handmade Fortune Cookie Factory Is in Danger

The Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Company's rent has gone from $1,400 to $6,000 in the past three years.
Bettina Makalintal
3.13.19
chocolate

Inside the Valentine's Day Rush at See's Candy Factory

As you can imagine, a candy factory smells excellent.
Natalie B. Compton
2.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Got Stuck in a Restaurant's Disgusting Grease Duct for Two Days

It took firefighters almost an hour to get him out once they finally found him.
River Donaghey
12.14.18
Photos

Dystopian Photos of San Francisco Smothered by Smoke

For days, locals had to stay indoors or don air masks in an effort to avoid the harmful particles in the air.
Yalonda James
11.22.18
Interviews

35 Years In, Prog-Thrash Greats Voivod Are Still Reaching for Outer Space

Guitarist Dan Mongrain explains how his classical training helped lead the Quebec legends into new dimensions on their 14th album, 'The Wake'.
Nathan Carson
9.25.18
Premieres

Stream Nef the Pharaoh's 'The Big Chang Theory,' a West Coast Rap Delight

The Vallejo rapper returns with his best project yet. Listen to it now.
Eric Sundermann
8.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A 'Totally Unlivable' House Near Silicon Valley Just Sold for $1.2 Million

The condemned home in the San Jose area had buyers lining up, cash in hand.
Harry Cheadle
4.18.18
New music

Saweetie's Icy Raps Are Reclaiming What It Means to Be High Maintenance

The Bay Area rapper is crafting anthems for getting out of your feelings and into your bag on her debut EP, ‘High Maintenance.’
Kristin Corry
3.19.18
California

A 'Boiling River of Wine' Flows Out of the Napa Wildfire Devastation

The owner of one winery destroyed by the fires shared a video of the strange phenomenon with MUNCHIES.
Nick Rose
10.13.17
san francisco

A Brief Look at Cutty Bangs: San Francisco's Weird, Beloved Liquor Store Tradition

Ever been in a Bay Area liquor store and seen those curated plastic bags full of little airplane bottles of booze? If so, you have met the cutty bang in the wild.
Hilary Pollack
9.6.17
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