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Jamaican Breakfast and Pitchers of Mimosas Hit the Brunch Scene This Weekend

Kaya’s brunch starts this weekend Newly opened Caribbean restaurant Kaya has wasted no time in adding the most crucial meal of all: brunch. It all starts this long weekend, with chef Nigel Jones’ takes on classic [Read entire story]

Augie’s Smoke Meat Opens for Montreal Favorites in Berkeley

Poutine and smoke meat sandwiches on rye Lex Gopnik-Lewinski is so enthusiastic about bringing classic Montreal cuisine to the Bay Area that he even got busted at a Canadian airport trying to smuggle a hunk of smoke meat [Read entire story]

Nonprofit Food Incubator La Cocina Envisions Major Tenderloin Food Hall

As an interim use of the vacant post office space at 101 Hyde Nonprofit food incubator La Cocina, which has helped women of color formalize or launch food businesses like Reem’s California, El Buen Comer, Nyum Bai, [Read entire story]

Filipino Food Steps Into the Spotlight at Oakland’s Mad Oak Bar

The Lumpia Company is now serving its creative take on the traditional dish The Lumpia Company, a pop-up specializing in the fried Filipino delicacy, has found a temporary home at Oakland bar Mad Oak. Owner Alex Retodo [Read entire story]

Drag Restaurant Hamburger Mary’s Teases Again With Supposed Opening Date

Could it be the latest in a string of broken promises? Game-playing Hamburger Mary’s promises March opening A Castro location of the SF-founded (but since departed) drag restaurant Castro Mary’s has been promised [Read entire story]

Michelin-Approved Mexican Restaurant From NYC Is Headed to Napa

The Brooklynites of Gran Electrica arrive in March Gran Electrica, a New York Mexican restaurant with a Michelin Bib Gourmand seal of approval, is opening a West Coast location in Napa at 1313 Main Street. The previous [Read entire story]

Souvla Is Opening in the Marina With Extra Frozen Greek Yogurt in Tow

Putting the Greek in SF’s unofficial Greek Life district Fast-growing, trend-setting Souvla will open its fourth Greek counter-service restaurant at 2272 Chestnut Street in the Marina. The new outpost, formerly a [Read entire story]

Chow’s Huge Cafe, Bakery, and Grocery Now Open on Piedmont Ave

Plus Brazilian cheese bread in Berkeley and a brewpub for the Castro When one Chow closes, another opens Just after closing Park Chow, a brunch patio favorite in the Inner Sunset, proprietor Tony Gulisano has opened his [Read entire story]

Announcing SF’s 2018 James Beard Awards Semifinalists

The long list is here, and Quince and Swan Oyster Depot are nominees for Outstanding Restaurant More than 20,000 entries in 21 restaurant and chef categories have been considered by the James Beard Foundation, who have [Read entire story]

A Traditional Korean Deli Opens With a Bay Area Twist: It’s Online Delivery Only

Queens operates out of Forage Kitchen in Oakland and will deliver to SF When Clara Lee moved to the Bay Area to work in startups and edtech, she missed the authentic Korean food of her home in New York, so began cooking [Read entire story]

A Traditional Korean Deli Opens With a Bay Area Twist: It’s Online Delivery Only

Queens operates out of Forage Kitchen in Oakland and will deliver to SF When Clara Lee moved to the Bay Area to work in startups and edtech, she missed the authentic Korean food of her home in New York, so began cooking [Read entire story]

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Reservation Guide, 2018

For literally hopeless romantics Guess what! It’s Valentine’s Day. You’ve forgotten, perhaps, or plans have fallen through, or the baby sitter is suddenly available, and you find yourself in a previously unforeseen [Read entire story]

SF’s Food Critics Journeyed East for Worthy Food and Impeccable Sunsets

The critics traveled to Mersea on Treasure Island, Kon-Tiki in Oakland, and Juanita & Maude in Albany Juanita & Maude Right here on Eater SF, critic Rachel Levin took the Transbay bus to Albany where chef Scott Eastman [Read entire story]

A Dream Team of Guest Chefs Plan Potluck Dinners at The Charter Oak

A Napa dinner party for top Bay Area chef talent A new “potluck” event series at The Charter Oak, the St. Helena restaurant that branched out from the nearby three Michelin star Restaurant at Meadowood, will showcase [Read entire story]

Shhhh: A Secret Beer From Almanac Beer Co. Arrives Today

Plus, Ayesha Curry is competing in a cooking competition and more Ayesha Curry plans to compete in the arena of pork The annual, roaming pig party, Cochon 555, is coming back to town and it features an all-star lineup. [Read entire story]

Shhhh: A Secret Beer From Almanac Beer Co. Arrives Today

Plus, Ayesha Curry is competing in a cooking competition and more Ayesha Curry plans to compete in the arena of pork The annual, roaming pig party, Cochon 555, is coming back to town and it features an all-star lineup. [Read entire story]

A Dark New Hotel Bar Emerges from the Dr. Teeth and Tonic Team

Nokturnal arrives with chilling drinks on February 23 The latest in a frenzy of San Francisco hotel bar openings might not match the literal heights of the Proper Hotel’s swanky rooftop bar, but it’s still got the [Read entire story]

Massive Whole Foods, Brewery, and Food Hall Coming to Mid-Market in 2021

To Trinity Place at 8th and Market A 55,000 square foot Whole Foods location is the first retail tenant to be announced for a very big new Mid-Market development, Trinity Place. The massive housing development there [Read entire story]

7 Must-Try Beer Week Beers That Aren’t Pliny the Younger

And where to find them The 10th annual SF Beer Week is in full swing: Last Friday’s Opening Gala saw more than 120 breweries from the entire Bay Area pouring fresh, cold, delicious beers. The long week’s event slate [Read entire story]

To Save LGBT Spaces, Preservationists Turn To Collective Ownership Model

Could what worked for The Stud resurrect the Gangway? In the wake of the recent sale and closure of SF’s oldest gay bar, The Gangway, activist and LGBT history preservationist Nate Allbee wants to chart a course [Read entire story]