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Where to Take a Date in Bernal Heights and Noe Valley

The best date spots in the neighborhood Nailing the perfect venue is an absolutely essential component to the success of a date. But here's the thing: What makes a great first date spot is definitely not the same as what [Read entire story]

Where to Nosh on Jewish Food in San Francisco and the East Bay

Bagels, pastrami, and matzah ball soup, just like your grandma made Jewish food is a rapidly dwindling cuisine; there used to be thousands of delicatessens in New York City alone, and now there are just under 140 [Read entire story]

Sneak Peek Bar Crenn, Lion Pub Is Closed Forever, and More A.M. Intel

Six things to know today Get a sneak peek of Bar Crenn With Bar Crenn’s highly-anticipated arrival set for April, chef/owner Dominique Crenn has shared a drawing of the inspiration for the design of the more casual [Read entire story]

Sanctuary Restaurant Movement Continues to Gain Traction in Bay Area

There are now over 50 participating restaurants and counting San Francisco is perhaps the most visible and outspoken sanctuary city — a place that protects illegal immigrants — in America. And so it makes sense that [Read entire story]

Brass Tacks Takes Over Hayes Valley With Colorful New Cocktail Bar

The punch bowls are brimming with booze at Anina, opening tonight The Brass Tacks team has changed course, opening a new bar that is as bright as Brass Tacks is dark. Anina, a chill neighborhood drinking place, opens [Read entire story]

Get Ready for New Tartine, Nopalito, Burma Superstar Cookbooks

Spring brings so much cookbook bounty Spring is about to ... spring... and with it comes the glorious return of asparagus, artichokes, fava beans, radishes, and so, so much more. To cook all that bounty, cookbook release [Read entire story]

Feast Your Eyes on Saucy Asian’s Korean-Californian Menu

Opening in the Castro in Mid-April A little bit of Seoul is coming to the Castro. Owner Andrew Shinn is opening Saucy Asian, a Korean California fusion restaurant headed to the former H Cafe space (3801 17th St.). Shinn [Read entire story]

Doughnut Dolly Shuts Down All Three Shops

No more naughty cream, anywhere After last week’s surprise shutter of Doughnut Dolly’s Berkeley location, the news has gotten more shocking: chef/owner Hannah Hoffman has closed all three locations of her pastry [Read entire story]

It’s a Latin Party at Media Noche, the Mission’s Beachy New Fast Casual Spot

Feast on Cuban food in a very pretty space Media Noche, San Francisco’s next fancy-ish fast casual concept, has arrived, following in the increasingly prolific footsteps of restaurants like Little Gem, Souvla, Dabba, [Read entire story]

Check out The Caviar Company’s Chic New Tasting Room on Union Street

Stop in for bumps and tins to go Union Street’s newest player is a tasting room and shop from The Caviar Company, the up-and-coming fish egg purveyor from sisters Saskia and Petra Bergstein. The company may still be in [Read entire story]

A Guide to Russian Food in San Francisco

Where to find the best borscht, pelmeni, caviar, blinis, and more Russian food in America is a very mixed bag. The cuisine encompasses Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Armenian, Polish, Georgian food, and more, and that's because [Read entire story]

A Guide to Russian Food in San Francisco

Where to find the best borscht, pelmeni, caviar, blinis, and more Russian food in America is a very mixed bag. The cuisine encompasses Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Armenian, Polish, Georgian food, and more, and that's because [Read entire story]

There’s a New Chef at the Helm of Ne Timeas Restaurant Group

Flour + Water, Central Kitchen, and more all get a new boss It’s promotion day over at Ne Timeas Restaurant Group, which owns Central Kitchen, Salumeria, Flour + Water, Aatxe, and Cafe du Nord. Founding chef Thomas [Read entire story]

There’s a New Chef at the Helm of Ne Timeas Restaurant Group

Flour + Water, Central Kitchen, and more all get a new boss It’s promotion day over at Ne Timeas Restaurant Group, which owns Central Kitchen, Salumeria, Flour + Water, Aatxe, and Cafe du Nord. Founding chef Thomas [Read entire story]

Ferry Building’s Fort Point Beer Co. Expands, and More A.M. Intel

Five things to know today Fort Point expands in the Ferry Building The Ferry Building location of Fort Point Beer Co. is expanding, taking over the now-closed Marla Bakery space, which will double its footprint. Marla [Read entire story]

Ferry Building’s Fort Point Beer Co. Expands, and More A.M. Intel

Five things to know today Fort Point expands in the Ferry Building The Ferry Building location of Fort Point Beer Co. is expanding, taking over the now-closed Marla Bakery space, which will double its footprint. Marla [Read entire story]

The Starling, Hayes Valley’s New Omakase, Changes Name as Opening Nears

Look for a May arrival of new sushi to Hayes Valley Continuing San Francisco’s sushi boom this spring will be Robin, née The Starling, a seasonal omakase restaurant in Hayes Valley. Chef/owner Adam Tortosa (Akiko’s, [Read entire story]

Tacolicious to Settle Workers’ Lawsuit With a $900,000 Payout

The taco chain does not claim liability, though Another Bay Area restaurant has been accused of withholding wages, among other claims. Popular taco chain Tacolicious was sued by two line cooks in 2015 for improper [Read entire story]

Failed Landlord Negotiations Shut Down Loló Cevicheria and Doughnut Dolly

All of spring 2017’s closures around the Bay Area. Head [Read entire story]

Off the Grid Fort Mason Returns Tonight, and More A.M. Intel

Four things to know today Tonight brings back Off the Grid Fort Mason The food truck party that is Off the Grid Fort Mason starts up again tonight, marking the seventh year of the nighttime gathering. Things are [Read entire story]