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March’s Best Newcomers and OG Classic Eateries Around the Bay To Check Out

During the pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to struggle to survive, so my dining column includes takeout/delivery and outdoor dining standouts, alongside our increasing indoor dining as we move from red to orange tiers. I have vetted, visited, and/or ordered directly from each place and all working hard adhering to safety guidelines: […]

The Power of Tea: Tekuno Invites Us Through The Harvest One Leaf At A Time

During this pandemic, tea drinking has been on the rise. For those looking for a new caffeine crutch or a way to find peace and balance through all of this mess. Catherine Jue, owner of Tekuno, believes in tea that is healing, uplifting, ethical, sustainable—a tea that can do it all. Jue grew up in […]

Indoor Dining And Museums Are Back But Is It Too Soon?

San Francisco has been the safest city to be in during the highs and lows of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everything from being the first to shelter-in-place to eviction moratoriums, the city and its leaders have been using their heads. But now, we’re a fatal limbo state that could put us behind again, you see, San […]

The Best Newcomers and OG Classics Around the Bay To Check Out Before February Ends

During the pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to struggle to survive, so my dining column includes takeout/delivery and outdoor dining standouts. Please join me in contacting congress to keep independent restaurants and bars alive, celebrating what has long been one of the world’s best dining cities/regions. We’re in danger of losing what […]

April’s Best New Bay Area Restaurants and Old-School Alternatives To Order To-Go From

We are in crisis and our beloved dining and drink community was, essentially, devastated overnight. For now, my column morphs into a takeout-and-delivery model. This guide from at Serious Eats helps us navigate safety, alongside this handy “cheat sheet”, while sites from CNN and WSJ to The Atlantic echo low-risk factors of delivery/takeout.  As we […]

Fresh Feasts and OG Alternatives: February’s Best New Bay Area Restaurants and Old-School Options to Visit

Like I promised earlier, I’m serving you a monthly round-up of the most worthwhile new eatery and watering hole openings in the Bay Area, recommended alongside some tried-and-true mainstays that are not to be forgotten nor overlooked. Here are my February picks of new (and old) dining and drinking destinations, ones where you can sink […]

The March Editor’s Letter: City Spring

What January is to winter, surely March must be to spring. Effing long. It’s a marathon of seasonal transition where the work and the weather and our social calendars are all over the place. Are we coming or going, is it monsooning or am I going to get sunburned at Dolores Park? Between the heady […]

5 New Brunches To Totally Devour In July

Photo courtesy of Rooh Rooh Being a consistent recommendation from our friends and editors alike, Rooh in SoMa has taken the cake for Indian-inspired brunches; It goes without saying, we were psyched when Rooh started serving Sunday brunch. But how does one eat an Indian brunch? How does: a Masala Omelette with tomato, onion, chili, cilantro, and […]

Off The Menu: Halal Guys Makes Camp in San Francisco [UPDATED]

thehalalguys.com Say goodbye to the bacon-wrapped hotdogs of the Polk street strip and say hello to the men who perfect the falafel. Soon to be setting up shop in the Union Square area of downtown SF, Halal Guys is considered to be the “most perfectly crafted platter of street meat there is.” Mentioned in an […]

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