Primarily an affluent residential area, West Portal is also home to four charming commercial blocks, featuring a small first-run movie theater, mom-and-pop shops, hair and nail salons and – most importantly – a surprisingly diverse and impressive selection of restaurants.
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Though the neighborhood exudes small-town allure, its size and [...]
As a resident of the particularly touristy reaches of North Beach, I’m often frustrated by my neighborhood’s dining offerings. Sure, I have my choice of chains, from In-N-Out to Chipotle to Boudin. There’s also a plethora of Starbucks locations, and of course infinite Italian options. But a girl can only eat so much pasta. [...]
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Where in San Francisco can you enjoy stunning Bay views, satisfy your sweet tooth, and pick up an array fresh produce – all in one building?
Stationed on the Embarcadero at the base of Market Street, the San Francisco Ferry Building is densely packed with restaurants, shops and crowds of [...]
If you’re in Japantown and craving something sweet, your options are almost endless: equipped with creperies, bakeries, frozen yogurt, sweet shops, and various stores specialized in selling Japanese sweets, Japantown is the ideal retreat for dessert. This wide breadth of dessert establishments are perfect acquaintance to the restaurant mall, so it’s no question that [...]
Prospect has been open for two years on Spear Street in San Francisco’s financial district. The team at Prospect and their sister restaurant, Boulevard, are Nancy Oakes, Pamela Mazzola and Kathy King who have collaborated to provide an American “contemporary approach to dining in San Francisco in the 21stcentury”.
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I remember celebrating a milestone birthday with a group of friends at Lucky Strike in London a few years ago, so I was super excited to hear one had recently opened in San Francisco. My husband and I decided to check it out for an alternative date night. Doing a fun activity together would [...]
To kick off it’s 11th year, Dine About Town is hosting a launch party on Thursday, January 12th at 6p.m. at City View at Metreon.
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Dine About Town is a two week period (approximately) where participating restaurants offer prix fixe menus for a lower cost than usual. This year from [...]
Last Sunday night, I was in the mood for a peaceful walk, so my boyfriend and I made our way down to Aquatic Park to enjoy the views of the water, the ships, the Golden Gate bridge, Alcatraz… I stood there as I always do when I visit this place, and I recalled, as [...]
Food trucks have been a phenomenon in Los Angeles for years, and the Bay Area is just beginning to fall in love with the novelty of these mobile eateries. I remember being in Santa Monica and tracking where the Grilled Cheese Food Truck was going to be next online, as they broadcasted their locations [...]
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Opened April 2011, Radish is a Mission cafe-bar-gallery that connects art, food, and philanthropy. Radish operates on a fresh approach that will nourish your belly, mind, and conscience. All food is prepared either on the premises or delivered fresh from local sources, featuring local and seasonal ingredients for its ever-changing [...]