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Popular Los Angeles Sandwich Shop Mendocino Farms Makes Its First Foray Into Bay Area

First the South Bay, and then SF LA’s fast-casual chain, Mendocino Farms, is finally making its way to Northern California, bringing a hefty menu of sandwiches and salads along with it. Angelenos have been flocking to [Read entire story]

Philly’s Insanely Popular Fried Chicken and Donut Shop Is Popping Up in SF

It’s all for the launch of its new cookbook Federal Donuts, the crazy popular Philly restaurant that serves only coffee, fried chicken, and doughnuts, is coming all the way to San Francisco for a limited time only. [Read entire story]

Catbird Seat Alum Erik Anderson Is Coi’s Next Chef

He’s already working on a fresh menu for the newly three-Michelin-starred restaurant Just weeks after Coi earned its third Michelin star came news that its chef, Matthew Kirkley, has permanently left the kitchen. Now [Read entire story]

Get Crackin’: The Bay Area Dungeness Crab Heatmap

Crab season is upon us After two years of rocky crab seasons, 2017 is off to a good start. As of November 16, hauls of fresh crab are officially hitting Bay Area restaurants and seafood markets. That sweet, sweet [Read entire story]

Meatball Bar Will Finally Solve Hayes Valley’s Meatball Shortage

It’s rolling into the neighborhood in February The Meatball Bar, the FiDi restaurant focused solely on spherical meat, will expand into Hayes Valley in February 2018. This will be the second location of the casual [Read entire story]

Ici Ice Cream’s New Shop Adds Petite Charm and Milkshakes to Downtown Berkeley

Expect more sweet treats by the end of November Ici Ice Cream, Berkeley’s artisanal ice cream shop run by Chez Panisse alum Mary Canales, is finally expanding its reach from the confines of Elmwood. A second shop will [Read entire story]

The Square to Become Christmas Cocktail Pop-Up Before Reemerging as New Restaurant

Deck the halls with booze and folly, fa la la la la la la la la The day after Thanksgiving (November 24) notoriously brings rabid shopping sprees, immediate decorative binges, and the indelible sounds of Christmas music. [Read entire story]

Bon Voyage! Will Bring a Dose of Trick Dog Creativity to Valencia Street

The BVHospitality crew is opening a tropical oasis in the Mission Almost five years after the debut of groundbreaking Mission cocktail destination Trick Dog, Josh Harris and Morgan Schick of BVHospitality are opening a [Read entire story]

Last Call for Boccalone’s Tasty Salted Pig Parts Is This Weekend

The popular pig parts emporium will sell off its remaining meats Boccalone, the charcuterie shop known for its Tasty Salted Pig Parts, closed its doors in the Ferry Building at the end of October. Lucky for the shop’s [Read entire story]

Coi’s Chef Departs After Earning Three Michelin Stars

For now, chef Matthew Kirkley will focus solely on the world's biggest culinary competition, the Bocuse D'Or Just two years after taking on the leadership of Coi’s kitchen from chef-owner Daniel Patterson, executive [Read entire story]

More Details on Una Pizza’s Impending Move to NYC

It will close in the next few weeks Una Pizza Napoletana, the Naples-style SoMa pizzeria from Anthony Mangieri, is officially packing up and moving to New York. Mangieri has confirmed to Eater that the restaurant will [Read entire story]

Una Pizza Napoletana Definitely Closing [UPDATED]

It’s moving to New York Updated 11:43 PST: According to a tweet from SF Chron editor Paolo Lucchesi, Una Pizza Napoletana is open for pizza tonight, November 9. But, it’s still closing. No date has been set. [Read entire story]

San Francisco Snags Three Spots on Eater’s National Essential 38

Eater critic Bill Addison eats all year long for this After a long year of traveling and eating, roving critic Bill Addison’s National Essential 38 has arrived for 2017. It’s the fourth annual list, which is created [Read entire story]

Una Pizza Napoletana Rumored to Open in NYC

What could it mean for SF’s own beloved location? Rumors are swirling in New York as news of a potential Una pizza Napoletana expansion has emerged. According to Eater NY, restaurateur Jeremiah Stone (Contra, Wildair) [Read entire story]

12 Days, 12 Themes at Meadowood’s Yearly Fine-Dining Extravaganza

The chefs are upping the ante after a year off After taking a year off to open his casual spinoff The Charter Oak, chef Christopher Kostow has brought back the 12 Days of Christmas to The Restaurant at Meadowood. The [Read entire story]

Amazon Books Opens Walnut Creek Store With Peet’s Coffee in Tow

Nitro coffee, cold brew, and all the espresso drinks will be on offer Amazon Books has opened its second Bay Area location in Walnut Creek today at 1259 Broadway Plaza, complete with a coffee shop serving Berkeley-based [Read entire story]

The 38 Essential East Bay Restaurants, Fall 2017

Where to eat right now San Francisco isn't the only city in the Bay Area to experience a rising number of quality eating establishments. Berkeley and Oakland are crawling with excellent restaurants, from high end Italian [Read entire story]

Crab Season Could Be Delayed Once More as Domoic Acid Looms

Plus, new brunch, speed bartending, and more news Devilish demoic acid is casting a shadow over crab season again For the past two years, crab season (SF’s favorite time of the year) has been delayed as the result of [Read entire story]

Cafe Réveille to Open Fifth Location on Berkeley’s Fourth Street

Chicken and waffles, grain bowls, and coffee are coming Berkeley’s Fourth Street shopping is expanding in leaps and bounds, with the addition of Cafe Réveille, the fifth location for Réveille Coffee Co. Currently [Read entire story]

Adriano Paganini Reveals His Plans For Divisadero La Urbana Space

BarVale will bring Spanish tapas and vibes on December 7 In the span of a year, restaurateur Adriano Paganini and his team at Back of the House will have managed to open four restaurants serving everything from Italian [Read entire story]