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In Situ Named One of Eater’s Best New Restaurants in America

Chef Corey Lee’s restaurant showcases dishes from around the world Eater’s roving national critic Bill Addison has been scouring the country in search of the best new restaurants in America, ultimately selecting [Read entire story]

Restaurant Burger Backlash: To Order, or Not to Order?

Eater NY set the internet on fire Yesterday, Eater NY published an op-ed in which critic Ryan Sutton and news editor Serena Dai proclaimed “do not order burgers in restaurants.” By their estimations, restaurant [Read entire story]

Ladies in Hats Getting High and More A.M. Intel

Plus a Montclair wine bar is opening, and vegan vegetables are a thing A restaurant from SF restaurant alums is opening in Montclair this week Perle, a wine bar and restaurant from Rob Lam (Butterfly) and Marcus Garcia [Read entire story]

The Rapid Expansion of Poke in the Bay Area, Mapped

Raw fish served here, there, and everywhere In the Bay Area, the poke trend has become a thing, spawning many new fast casual poke bars and appearance of the fish dish on various menus. Originally from Hawaii, the dish [Read entire story]

Body of Tomales Bay Oyster Company Owner Recovered in Nearby Waters

The search has ended The body of Charles “Tod” Friend, owner of Tomales Bay Oyster Company, was recovered Saturday in the waters of Tomales Bay according to his family. The oysterman was reported missing last [Read entire story]

Bocadillos Has Closed After 13 Years and More A.M. Intel

Plus SF cocktails are award-winning and a new garden patio is on the way Bocadillo’s last service was Saturday, July 22 Bocadillos, the tapas restaurant at the base of the Transamerica building, has closed. Owners [Read entire story]

16 SF Dive Bars for Your No-BS Drinking Needs

Dive bars are that special egalitarian breed of bar for anyone and everyone There for you when you need them — even at 6 a.m. — dive bars are that special egalitarian breed of bar for anyone and everyone. They are [Read entire story]

Get a Glimpse of Barcino’s Barcelona-Inspired Menu

It opens July 25 in Hayes Valley The crew behind Bellota and Absinthe will introduce its newest Spanish creation, Barcino, to Hayes Valley on July 25. Replacing Boxing Room, it is the second Spanish restaurant to join [Read entire story]

Bar Tartine’s Replacement Will Be a Premium Matcha Cafe

Japanese cafe-style food and matcha drinks are on the way When Bar Tartine closed at the end of 2016, the space’s future was uncertain. Chefs Nick Balla and Cortney Burns moved on with their own project, Mozte (which [Read entire story]

Shinmai Brings Ramen and Izakaya Together in Uptown Oakland

Check out the menu now Shinmai, the second restaurant from owner Yingji Huang (Montclair’s Kakui) is now open, bringing modern izakaya fare with a strong ramen presence to Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood. It joins [Read entire story]

Action Bronson, Big Freedia Headline Outside Lands’ GastroMagic Stage

Twerk for beignets once more Testing out the adage that chefs are the new rock stars is the GastroMagic stage at Outside Lands, a sassy lineup of chefs and musicians brought together for onstage mashups that’s now in [Read entire story]

20 Iconic Meat Dishes in San Francisco

Steaks, chops, and roast chickens galore San Francisco, for all its seafood and healthy living, is a meat-eating kind of town. From a serious devotion to roast chicken to steak worship, the love runs deep for anything [Read entire story]

Marshawn Lynch Takes Over Emeryville Soul Food Restaurant to Save It

He’s going Beast Mode on a hometown favorite It’s always tough to say goodbye to a restaurant that’s been around for a lifespan, but when the 80 year-old owner is ready to retire there’s usually not much choice [Read entire story]

Namu Stonepot About to Drop Late Night Eats on Divisadero

Doors will open on July 27 Namu Stonepot, the newest project from the brothers behind Namu Gaji, will open its doors on Divisadero on July 27. The restaurant is fast casual, and features a menu inspired by the much-loved [Read entire story]

22 Great Places to Eat and Drink Outside in San Francisco

All the best patios for when Karl the Fog goes on vacation San Francisco may be known for its chilly summers, but it certainly makes up for it when the weather is nice. Check out 22 of the city's best outdoor respites, [Read entire story]

Ippudo Will Officially Rain Ramen Down on Berkeley July 28

It’s the first West Coast location of the Japanese chain After over a year of restless anticipation by hungry fans, Ippudo will open the doors to its ramen wonderland in downtown Berkeley on July 28. The Japanese chain [Read entire story]

Haven to Become Alta as Daniel Patterson Changes His Strategy

That includes closing Alta’s original Mid-Market location When chef Daniel Patterson’s Oakland restaurant, Haven, closed at the end of February 2017 it was with vague plans to reopen “Haven 2.0.” Now comes news [Read entire story]

The 38 Essential San Francisco Restaurants, Summer 2017

Your answer to any question that begins, "Can you recommend a restaurant?" It's time to update the [Read entire story]

Young Fava Pauses Delivery-Only Experiment To Seek Dine-In Restaurant Space

Chef Anthony Strong wants more permanent kitchen space to serve more diners (with seats this time) Young Fava, the delivery-only restaurant from former Locanda chef Anthony Strong, launched in mid-May, offering upscale [Read entire story]

Finn Town’s First Post-Ryan Scott Menu and More A.M. Intel

Six things to know Finn Town has a new menu in the post-Ryan Scott era Though chef Ryan Scott is no longer in the picture, Finn Town continues to hum along in the Castro, offering a pub-like atmosphere and comfort food [Read entire story]