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LA’s Golden Road Brewery Plans Temescal Beer Garden

It’s in a series of shipping containers Lately it feels like all of SF’s best businesses (e.g. a huge Tartine Manufactory heading to LA) are opening outposts down South. Now, LA-based brewery Golden Road is heading [Read entire story]

Everywhere to Watch the Games During March Madness

Every place to root for the final four March Madness is upon us, which means that you might be committing more time to your local sports bars than usual. In case you need some variety, we’ve rounded up a selection of [Read entire story]

Tequila Mockingbird Will Swoop Into Old DaDa Location

It’s from the crew behind House of Shields, and Natoma Cabana There’s a new bar headed to the former home of DaDa Bar (now safely ensconced at its new, larger location on Post St.). Called Tequila Mockingbird (get [Read entire story]

Impossible Foods Plans World Domination With Oakland Production Facility

Plus, the burger is now available at three more Bay Area restaurants Impossible Foods, the company behind the meatless Impossible Burger, continues to expand in the Bay Area with an new, large-scale production facility [Read entire story]

Pauline’s Keeps Pizza Coming, Forms LLC For Potential New Buyer Who Will Continue Business As-Is

Pauline's Keeps Pizza Coming, Forms LLC For Potential New Buyer Who Will Continue Business As-Is

"I have plans to at least continue this year — we're up and running." [ more › ] [Read entire story]

The Epicurean Trader Brings a Bonanza of Artisan Spirits and Food to the Marina

Here you’ll find 400 whiskies, 100 mezcals, and a boatload of cheese A motherlode of handcrafted liquor, locally produced coffee, and farmstead cheese is now available in the Marina with the opening of The Epicurean [Read entire story]

The Beers of Hitachino Beer & Wagyu, Explained

All the beer on draft at the only Hitachino taproom in America Not only is Hitachino’s new SF location the first in the US, it’s their first taproom outside of Japan. Even within its own country, there aren’t a lot [Read entire story]

DoorDash Delivery Robots Now Crawling Bay Area Sidewalks

DoorDash Delivery Robots Now Crawling Bay Area Sidewalks

(In Redwood City... for now) [ more › ] [Read entire story]

The SFist To-Do List: 12 Cool Things To Check Out This Week

From silent disco yoga on a beach to screenings of Vertigo to DJ Mustard. [ more › ] [Read entire story]

A Tiny Sushi Restaurant With Some Serious Chops Heads to the Tendernob

It’s called Kuma Sushi + Sake San Francisco’s sushi clique is growing, with both high profile omakase restaurants (Hashiri, Sasaki), and neighborhood spots (Hinata, Kinjo) popping up all over town. Now one of the [Read entire story]

Piccino Team to Open a Second Casual Eatery in Dogpatch

Called Noon All Day, it’ll offer everything from coffee to fried rice Dogpatch continues to heat up with the news that the team behind Piccino will open a new project, called Noon All Day (690 Indiana St.). Owners [Read entire story]

Shouldn’t No-Shows And People Who Cancel Reservations Last-Minute Get Charged?

Inconsiderate diners who don't show up for reservations are a perennial problem for small restaurants that is an especially acute one as the local restaurant industry as a whole is suffering from some of its thinnest [Read entire story]

Sláinte Wants to Transport You to Ireland in Jack London Square

Irish breakfast, Guinness, and cozy pub fare are the focus Oakland is about to receive an Irish pub in the form of Sláinte (pronounced slahn-cha, Gaelic for “good health, or cheers.”). It will join the Jack London [Read entire story]

Chron Critic Says Reservations Are a Privilege Not a Right, and More A.M. Intel

Four things to know today Chron critic speaks out about restaurant no-shows Michael Bauer has issued his rules of etiquette for making restaurant reservations, along with the assertion that reservations are a privilege, [Read entire story]

Michael Bauer Goes Trend Hunting in Oakland’s Chinatown

Also: an updated Bauer review for Frances, Pete Kane on Alba Ray’s and Luke Tsai searches for Punjabi specialities in Berkeley Tastee Steam Kitchen Following East Bay trendspotter Luke Tsai to the edge of Oakland’s [Read entire story]

Oakland’s Tanya Holland Hopes to Set an Example for Sustainability Practices

Reduce waste, save time and money In the Bay Area restaurant scene, sustainability concerns go hand in hand with the need for efficiency, the foundation of success in an industry that operates on razor thin margins. Chef [Read entire story]

Mamacita Shutters Abruptly, Speakeasy Hangs on, and More A.M. Intel

Five things to know today Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is still brewing for now After last week’s news that Speakeasy would indefinitely cease brewing operations, fans of the brewery began to stockpile their favorites. Now [Read entire story]

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Won’t Shut Down After All, Continues Production With New Owner Lined Up

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Won't Shut Down After All, Continues Production With New Owner Lined Up

The sale is expected to close in the next 45 days. [ more › ] [Read entire story]

This Week In SF Food: Meatball Bar Arrives, Charter Oak Plans May Opening, And More

This Week In SF Food: Meatball Bar Arrives, Charter Oak Plans May Opening, And More

Potrero is getting an ice-cream-filled doughnut shop, Bauer still loves Frances, and The Caviar Company debuts in Cow Hollow. [ more › ] [Read entire story]

Blue Bottle Is Still Trying To Move Into Former Bean There Cafe Space In Lower Haight

Blue Bottle Is Still Trying To Move Into Former Bean There Cafe Space In Lower Haight

After 21-year-old Lower Haight mainstay cafe Bean There was forced to close last year, word went out that Blue Bottle had their eye on the spot, but it seemed like that deal was dead. Nope. [ more › ] [Read entire story]