Danny Bowien chef chic

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Fashion site Coveteur takes a look inside Danny’s closet. Click on each photo for a snippet of an interview with the acclaimed chef. Here’s how it starts:

I grew up in Oklahoma, I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch, had blue contacts and, like, N’Sync hair. I really tried to fit in, and then realized that wasn’t me. Now I really try to wear what I want and what inspires me.

Read on.

And please enjoy all our old Danny Bowien coverage too…

Twins pins!

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PSA Press debuts yet another entry in their long list of enamel pins celebrating San Francisco’s history! Here’s what they have to say about the Twins:

Marian and Vivian Brown were American identical twins and celebrity icons of San Francisco for more than 40 years. Known as the San Francisco Twins, they were renowned for their appearance in media with adorning signature identically bright snappy outfits and hats atop meticulously coiffed hair. We seek to honor them as they are one of the reasons we fell in love with San Francisco when we moved here over 10 years ago.

Fun Facts about the Brown sisters:

1. When asked if they ever wore pants, Marian said, “I have never owned a pair, I never intend to buy a pair even if they were made of silk!” 2. The twins’ favorite meal was a small combination pizza from Uncle Vito’s served at 4:30 in the afternoon.

3.The twins always wore fake fur. “They call it faux fur but I call it fake. F.A.K.E!” said Marian in one interview.

Vivian passed away on January 9, 2013 at age 85
Marian passed away on November 20, 2014 at age 87

It’s two separate pins sold as a set, so you can have one for you and one for your twin (or bestie). Gettem here.

New Mission Theater enamel pin now available in “Nighttime” colors

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Designed by PSA Press and available only at Alamo Drafthouse (at the New Mission Theater) where today you can see La La Land, Rogue One, or Wayne’s World!

[via PSA Press on Instagram]

Check out the cool Warriors shirt on young Bruce Springsteen

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Go Dubs!

[Photo by David Sancious, via Holly Bailey]

Roxie Theater marquee enamel pin (proceeds benefit the Roxie)

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A splendid holiday gift for the Missionite cinephile in your life. Available at the Roxie or via their website here.

(Made with help from the folks at PSA Press, makers of many other SF-themed enamel pins including a New Mission Theater marquee, some It’s-Its, the “Electric Skateboarding Is A Crime” pin, a very creepy Zodiac Killer, the classic Jimmy the Cornman, and a Doggie Diner head.)

(Also the “San Francisco Pin & Patch Pop-Up” is this Saturday afternoon at Mission Comics.)

Grand Moff Tarkin enamel pin

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Local artist Doc Pop explains his latest creation:

Ever spent so much time searching for a thing, that you finally decided to just make it for yourself? I’m a big Star Wars fan and really wanted a high quality enamel pin based Grand Moff Tarkin’s imperial uniform. So I finally made some.

 Nice one, Doc! For sale here or at Mission: Comics & Art on Mission Street.

[via Doc's blog]

New Mission Theater marquee, now an enamel pin!

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The folks at Mission-based PSA Press (the makers of the Casa Sanchez “Jimmy the Cornman” pin and the Doggie Diner head pin and the It’s-It pin set) continue their tireless efforts to honor the Mission and SF:

The New Mission Theater in SF/CA was built in 1916. This Art Deco masterpiece boasts a 70 foot marquee sign that is a beacon at the heart of the Mission District where PSA Press calls home. In its early life, it showed mostly “B” movies. It is currently the location of our go-to movie theater, Alamo Drafthouse. The sign still stands tall 100 years later.

Limited Edition enamel pin

2 inches

Hard enamel gold metal with 3 color fill and two butterfly clutches on the back to prevent spinning.

Here it is in the wild:

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Get your own here. And see what’s playing tonight at the New Mission Theater here.

California Bart pin

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By local funnyman George Chen, this pin celebrates California AND Bart (AND the image was part of the first poster for the first edition of the long-running Mission-based comedy show Cynic Cave). Says George, “it’s 2016 so I made an enamel pin.”

Here’s another look:

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Get yours here.

Batman at Folsom Street Fair [NSFW]

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[via Joe Aguirre]

Now please enjoy all these other old Batman-related posts from over the years…

Up your pin game at Mission Comics

Check it out:

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