• Santarchy was last weekend around the city, and along Polk street in particular [Generik11 Flickrstream]
  • If you’re in need of some holiday gift ideas, this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) from noon to 5pm Little Bird Coffeehouse is hosting a pop-up market that includes several local designers such as Tender favorites, the loin and Soapy Soaps. Then on Sunday evening you can head to Space Gallery for some drinks, music and another holiday market from 6pm to midnight [Tender Calendar]
  • How would you redesign Market street at Van Ness to better accomodate pedestrians and cyclists? [Streetsblog San Francisco]
  • Lers Ros, which we consider to be the best Thai in the Tenderloin and possibly in the city, is planning a second location at the corner of Hayes and Franklin. They are hoping to open in May/June and have a similar menu than on their Larkin location. Let’s hope the expansion won’t affect their tastiness… [The Inside Scoop]
  • Marcia Gagliardi (aka Tablehopper) shares where and what she eats during a week, revealing only one hop in the Tenderloin: at Bodega Bistro on Larkin [Grubstreet San Francisco]
  • Tender friend and Loin restaurant blogger Goldentooth finally reviews Hooker’s Sweet Treats, and finds it “pretty fucking adorable” [Goldentooth]
  • Speaking of Hooker’s, the owner is selling his Volkswagen Jetta for a good price. Contact him in person or via his website if you’re interested
  • Beer blogger discovers Amsterdam Cafe on Geary (at Polk) and is surprised by their extensive (over 250 bottled ones and 15 on tap) and seasonal selection (half of them keep changing). [Beer 47]
  • Reminiscing childhood provolone sandwiches at Le Petit’s Kitchen on Golden Gate (at Hyde), minus the balsamic vinegar [The Tenderloin Geographic Society]
  • One of our favorite Tumblr bloggers leaves the city of “memorable tits under its too-heavy sweater”. Enjoy NYC! [Sexpigeon]

Parking violation Santa photo by generik11, from the The Tender’s Flickr pool