5 Things To Know This AM — Feb 02 2012

The Castro is getting a new BBQ joint. It's called the Dancing Pig and opening this weekend. (Grubstreet San Francisco)
Eater is asking local foodies to name the hottest chef in S.F. Although you only have four guys to choose from, you can vote here. (Eater SF)
There's a rise in pickpocketing around the city...or at least at club Ruby Skye. (SFist)
Read up on the history of S.F.'s coolest new magazine-meets-art-project (and James Franco fave), the Thing Quarterly. (SFGate)
Annette Bening and Elizabeth Banks made their way back to their alma mater the American Conservatory Theater this week, and snapped a few pics while they were there. (HuffPo SF)
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Photo: Via SF Weekly

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