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For the First Time in Over 30 Years, New Bars Can Open in the CastroFor the First Time in Over 30 Years, New Bars Can Open in the Castro
By - posted 1/26/2022
Bay Area Updates, Eat & Drink, San Francisco

Thanks to Eater for sharing the news that new bars will finally be allowed to open in the Castro for the first time in over 30 years. On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance that reverses the ban on new bars that was put in place in more...

SF's Slanted Door Chef to Open Sandwich Shop in the MissionSF’s Slanted Door Chef to Open Sandwich Shop in the Mission
By - posted 1/21/2022
Brand New, Eat & Drink, San Francisco

Thanks to Eater San Francisco for sharing the news that Chef Charles Phan from Slanted Door has been busy mastering the perfect banh mi rolls. Now he’s ready, and he’s opening a brand new sandwich shop in the Mission. His new endeavor, Chuck’s Takeaway, will open in Feburary at 3332 18th more...

SF's 116-Year-Old Mochi Spot Set to Close ForeverSF’s 116-Year-Old Mochi Spot Set to Close Forever
By - posted 1/3/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Eat & Drink, Goodbye, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to KPIX and Hoodline for letting us know the sad news that days are numbered for a beloved bakery that’s widely known and Japantown’s oldest business, Benkyodo Company. The shop, which opened in 1906, makes traditional hand-made Japanese rice cakes, manju and mochi, announced that they are hoping someone will more...

Polk Street's Brand New 2021 Holiday FestivalPolk Street’s Brand New 2021 Holiday Festival
By - posted 12/17/2021
Christmas, Community, Eat & Drink, Fairs & Festivals, Holidays, Local Highlight, Only in San Francisco, Partner, San Francisco, Sponsored

Enjoy a free holiday festival for the neighborhood thanks to the “Discover Polk” nonprofit community benefit district Saturday, December 18th enjoy a free family festival at Helen Wills Park (11a-3p) w/ Santa coming at 11:30a, free bouncy house & party in the park. At night, enjoy carolers from 5:30-7:30p up and down Polk St. btwn California and more...

Dungeness Crab Season Finally Opens For SF/Sonoma Coast Before NYEDungeness Crab Season Finally Opens For SF/Sonoma Coast Before NYE
By - posted 12/16/2021
Bay Area Updates, Eat & Drink

Good news for San Francisco Bay Area and Bodega Bay sportfishing boats and local recreational crabbers: The use of crab traps in Fishing Zone 3 (Sonoma/Mendocino county line to Pigeon Point) will be permitted beginning at 9 a.m. this Friday, Dec. 17, 2021. The commercial crab fishery will open in that more...

Burger King's 37¢ Whopper Burger Deal (Dec. 3 & 4)Burger King’s 37¢ Whopper Burger Deal (Dec. 3 & 4)
By - posted 12/2/2021
Eat & Drink

Thanks to Delish for sharing the news that Burger King is celebrating their signature burger The Whopper’s 64th anniversary, with a special promotion. They’re rolling back the price of its famous burger to its original price when it debuted back in 1957. Available only on Friday and Saturday, December 3-4, 2021, more...

IKEA Hosts Free "Julbord" Winter Food Festival in Emeryville (Dec. 4 + 11)IKEA Hosts Free “Julbord” Winter Food Festival in Emeryville (Dec. 4 + 11)
By - posted 11/29/2021
Eat & Drink

IKEA Emeryville is hosting the JULBORD Food Festival on December 4th and 11th. Join in for a variety of complimentary food samplings, activities, and workshops around this magical time of the year. Sample festive foods and recipes to inspire your next holiday gathering or a quiet evening at home. To participate in more...

Pliny the Younger Returns with In-Person Sales Again in 2022Pliny the Younger Returns with In-Person Sales Again in 2022
By - posted 11/28/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Eat & Drink

Thanks to KTVU for sharing the news that Russian River Brewing Company’s extremely popular, limited edition Pliny the Younger beer will be sold in person at its brewpubs in Santa Rosa and Windsor. Available for just two weeks only, beer lovers can get the exclusive Tiple IPA on tap or also more...

"Miracle" Christmas-Themed Cocktail Bars Return for Winter 2021“Miracle” Christmas-Themed Cocktail Bars Return for Winter 2021
By - posted 11/4/2021
Eat & Drink, Holidays, Reopening

Miracle, the Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar, returns this winter to spread more holiday cheer. The Yuletide-themed bar serves holiday cocktails in a festive setting, with kitschy holiday décor, professionally-developed cocktails, and the nostalgic energy of the best office party you’ve ever been to. New for 2021, Miracle expands to four locations in the Bay more...

"Thriller" SF's New Arcade Bar Opens Oct. 29“Thriller” SF’s New Arcade Bar Opens Oct. 29
By - posted 10/28/2021
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Fun & Games, San Francisco

Opening Friday, October 29, 2021 Proof Positive Partners, the team behind Westwood and Wilder in San Francisco, will introduce Thriller Social Club, located at 508 4th Street, San Francisco, in a former SoMa foundry that features a custom wood-fire pizza oven. ADDRESS: 508 4th Street, San Francisco HOURS: Wednesday to Saturday, 4:00 more...

Another Bay Area In-N-Out Closes for Violating the Health OrderAnother Bay Area In-N-Out Closes for Violating the Health Order
By - posted 10/26/2021
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Eat & Drink, Indoor Dining, Vaccines, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the news that yet another In-N-Out has shut down for not complying with state and local health regulations. Like the San Francisco In-N-Out, the Pleasant Hill location has been shut down for failing to check the customers’ COVID-19 vaccination status. The Contra Costa Environmental Health department suspended more...

San Francisco Restaurant Week Fall 2021San Francisco Restaurant Week Fall 2021
By - posted 10/18/2021
Eat & Drink, Fairs & Festivals, San Francisco

SF Restaurant Week is a 10-day celebration of our world-class dining community when frugal foodies get to eat their way through more than 160 restaurants around San Francisco. Participating restaurants will offer special prix-fixe menus to showcase their passion for sharing great food with diners. Normally held just once a year, more...

3 Bay Area Restaurants Make Top 50 in the World List3 Bay Area Restaurants Make Top 50 in the World List
By - posted 10/11/2021
Eat & Drink

This year’s brand new edition of “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants” recently came out and three Bay Area restaurants were named to the prestigious list. San Francisco’s contemporary Asian fine dining restaurant, helmed by Chef Corey Lee, Benu, ranks at #28. Benu offers a fixed menu for $350 per person. If more...

McDonald's Free Thank You Meals for Educators (Oct. 11-15)McDonald’s Free Thank You Meals for Educators (Oct. 11-15)
By - posted 10/11/2021
Eat & Drink, Freebies

Past or present, we all know an exceptional educator. They inspire and champion the next generation, and over the last year, they have truly stepped up to support their communities, both inside and outside the classroom. That’s why next week, McDonald’s is making school day mornings a little brighter for more...

Gov. Newsom Officially Signs To Go Cocktails & Outdoor Dining into LawGov. Newsom Officially Signs To Go Cocktails & Outdoor Dining into Law
By - posted 10/10/2021
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining

By Eli Walsh, Bay City News Foundation Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Friday enabling restaurants to keep their pandemic-era expansions into areas like sidewalks and parking lots. The two bills, Assembly Bill 61 and Senate Bill 314, allow restaurants to keep their outdoor dining areas throughout the pandemic’s duration and during a more...