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The Stud, as We Know It, Is No More — But It Will Come Back Anew

The Stud Collective, the 18-membered cohort behind San Francisco’s longest continually operating gay bar, announced Wednesday night they’d shutter their venue at 399 9th Street amid financial woes caused by the pandemic. But the news arrived with a baffling thud, largely misinterpreted by local news outlets and the masses. With some hindsight, taking in the […]

Off The Menu: The Argentum Project Swoons Greek Decadence in SoMa

“Such a wonderful addition to the neighborhood,” Alan, a frequent of the new eatery in the heart of SoMa.  And if in case you tire of Souvla—let this be your next option. The Argentum Project offers sandwiches, espresso drinks, cookies, pastries, frozen yogurt, soft serve, prepared salads and Greek grocery items. The owners Dimitrios and Katerina […]

East Cut: The Newest Neighborhood That, Frankly, None of Us Knew About

Just passed very recently, the space between Rincon Hill, Folsom Street, and Transbay has been dubbed, East Cut, for those who haven’t noticed. Of course, a long time coming for the aspiring new neighborhood, the Greater Rincon Hill Community Benefit District (now called the East Cut Community Benefit District) spent a reported $68,000 generated from taxes […]

A Holiday Cocktail Menu That We Can Definitely Drink To

If the holidays were ever a time to drink, Bluestem Brasserie has launched a Dickens Christmas holiday cocktail menu that puts the holly jolly in today’s modern X-Mas. If you’re wondering if the featured image is a glass of milk, well… we hope Santa isn’t driving. And don’t feel guilty about grabbing any of these […]

Bay Area artist Tucker Nichols Releases Solo Exhibition ‘Patio Music’

A simplicity of color, Bay Area artist Tucker Nichols sets the mood with his solo Patio Music. Like snapshots from his life, Nichols expresses his painting to simulate “a vibrant storm of energy, while being somber and sweet.” As flowers serve as malleable messengers in Nichols’s paintings, they also provide the perfect amount of content for him […]

Off The Menu: Hella Halal Is SoMa’s Late Night Destination

A new halal spot has opened it’s doors and late night eaters can rejoice in SoMa. The newcomer to SoMa, called Hella Halal, is a semi-permanent pop-up at 320 11th St. (between Folsom St & Harrison St), inside Garage Cafe. Evolving Since 2012, Hella Halal, formerly Halal Halal made their debut at the SF Underground […]

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 […]

An Underrated Gallery + Shop That Boasts The Coolest Art Is In The Design District

The storefront in the design district, photo via Studio 695 While walking around the tech-filled design district, one can spot the Zynga building, Adobe’s SF spot, and some interior design firms here and there. This coloring box however, really caught our eyes. Upon entering, one is greeted by Laura and her warm presence which seems […]

Off The Menu: The Bird in SoMa Now Offers Breakfast Bites

Photo via Patricia Chang/Eater SF If you’ve ever needed a reason to start eating breakfast. Forget your McDonald’s Egg McMuffin and trade it in for something WAY more wholesome / local. The fried chicken sandwich shop started serving breakfast just yesterday, offering biscuit sandwiches, hash rounds, apple fritters, and Four Barrel coffee. Sandwiches — which […]

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