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UPDATED: Every SF Bar Requiring Vaccines for Indoor DrinkingUPDATED: Every SF Bar Requiring Vaccines for Indoor Drinking
By - posted 7/31/2021
Bars, Bay Area Updates, COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, Indoor Dining, Outdoor Dining, Vaccines

After the 300-member SF Bar Owners Alliance officially stated its position that a vaccine card (or negative COVID test within 72 hours) should be required for any patron wishing to dine inside on of their member establishments, many bars in San Francisco have confirmed they will be The recommendations apply only more...

300 SF Bars Might Require Vaccines Starting July 29300 SF Bars Might Require Vaccines Starting July 29
By - posted 7/26/2021
Bars, COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, Indoor Dining, Outdoor Dining, Vaccines

If you go out to drink indoors this weekend, you might want to bring a copy of your vaccine card. Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know that on Monday the SF Bar Owners Alliance, which represents over 300 bars in San Francisco, has officially stated its position that a vaccine more...

New 20,000 Sqft Food Hall w/ Star Chefs Opening in PennisulaNew 20,000 Sqft Food Hall w/ Star Chefs Opening in Pennisula
By - posted 7/10/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Eat & Drink, Indoor Dining, Only in San Francisco

Thanks to SF Gate and Eater SF for sharing the news that after several years in the works, a brand new food hall is opening up in August in Los Altos. State Street Market, Los Altos’ first food hall, will be a massive 20,000 sqft space with several full service sit down more...

SF's Brand New Shake Shack Opens June 28SF’s Brand New Shake Shack Opens June 28
By - posted 6/21/2021
Brand New, Indoor Dining

Thanks to SF Gate for letting us know that the Shake Shack finally has an opening date set for its second ever San Francisco location. Shake Shack plans to open at the Westfield Center mall on June 28, 2021 and will be open every day from Noon to 6pm. Shake Shack / more...

SF Just Relaxed COVID Rules Again (New May 20 Updates)SF Just Relaxed COVID Rules Again (New May 20 Updates)
By - posted 5/20/2021
Bay Area Updates, Indoor Dining, Outdoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco Allows More Flexibility For Open Activities    Beginning Thursday, May 20, San Francisco will allow a greater range of activities and remove some operational requirements on open activities as it continues to prepare for full reopening. Director of Health Dr. Grant Colfax and Health Officer Dr. Susan Philip today announced that as of today, May 20, more...

San Mateo County in Yellow Tier on May 12San Mateo County in Yellow Tier on May 12
By - posted 5/11/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Indoor Dining, Reopening, Uplifting

By Eli Walsh, Bay City News Foundation San Mateo County moved into the state’s yellow COVID-19 reopening tier Tuesday, allowing the county to reopen almost all businesses indoors with capacity limits. The tier change will allow San Mateo County to reopen bars indoors at 25 percent capacity or 100 people, whichever is more...

SF's Indoor Concerts Are Back + 11p Dining Curfew EndsSF’s Indoor Concerts Are Back + 11p Dining Curfew Ends
By - posted 4/15/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Festival Updates, Indoor Dining, Only in San Francisco, Reopening

Beginning Thursday, April 15, San Francisco will resume indoor live-audience events, performances, meetings, and receptions with capacity limits and following other protocols, and will expand existing guidelines for outdoor live-audience events, performances, and other activities. San Francisco will reopen and expand additional activities that are allowed by the State for counties more...

SF's Restaurant Week 2021: Spring Edition (April 9-19)SF’s Restaurant Week 2021: Spring Edition (April 9-19)
By - posted 4/6/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Eat & Drink, Indoor Dining, Only in San Francisco, Support the Bay

San Francisco Restaurant Week returns this spring, April 9-18, 2021 with special pre-fixe menus from over 140 restaurants all over the city. Thanks to SFGate for sharing the details of some of the best deals for SF Restaurant Week that they’re excited about. Highlights include many Chinatown restaurants participating in SF Restaurant more...

SF’s Historic 1849 Restaurant “Tadich Grill” Reopens April 5SF’s Historic 1849 Restaurant “Tadich Grill” Reopens April 5
By - posted 4/4/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Indoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

After a series of reopening hiccups, SF’s oldest restaurant is now planning on reopening (again) on Monday April 5, 2021. Tadich Grill, which opened in 1849 and is considered the oldest continuously running restaurant in San Francisco, is taking reservations for the second time* in 172 years in business. So, the wait more...

Tommy's Joynt Reopens for Indoor DiningTommy’s Joynt Reopens for Indoor Dining
By - posted 3/12/2021
Eat & Drink, Indoor Dining, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

SF’s iconic hofbrau, Tommy’s Joynt, is back open for indoor dining (and take out). Thanks to SFGate for dishing the news that Tommy’s Joynt, located at Geary and Van Ness in San Francisco, made the surprise announcement on social media on Wednesday, that they’d be reopening on March 11th. They’re now open more...

Alameda County Now In Red TierAlameda County Now In Red Tier
By - posted 3/10/2021
Bay Area Updates, Indoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to the Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District for giving us the full details that the State of California announced yesterday that Alameda County has met the metrics for the Red Tier for two weeks, and effective today, Wednesday, March 10, activities and businesses permitted in the Red Tier per the State’s Blueprint for more...

SF's "House of Prime Rib" is Back for Indoor Dining (Again)SF’s “House of Prime Rib” is Back for Indoor Dining (Again)
By - posted 3/7/2021
Indoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to SF Gate and SFist for letting us know that House of Prime Rib has finally reopened (again) now that indoor dining is back in San Francisco. The cult classic restaurant on Van Ness originally reopened in October after an initial 6-month closure and immediately had 3,000+ reservations, but was more...

Full List of Everything in SF Reopening March 3Full List of Everything in SF Reopening March 3
By - posted 3/2/2021
Indoor Dining, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco Reopens Some Businesses and Activities as it moves into the State’s Red Tier Tuesday, March 02, 2021 Beginning Wednesday, March 3, San Francisco will open up activities such as indoor dining, indoor fitness, and indoor museums and aquariums in accordance with State and with additional local limits   Mayor London N. Breed more...

SF Indoor Dining, Museums & Movie Theaters Can Open WednesdaySF Indoor Dining, Museums & Movie Theaters Can Open Wednesday
By - posted 3/2/2021
Bay Area Updates, Indoor Dining, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

The state of California has officially moved San Francisco, Napa and Santa Clara County into the red tier which means that indoor dining, movie theaters and indoor museums can all reopen. These counties join San Mateo and Marin counties that moved into the red tier last week. Mayor London Breed says that more...

Major SF Reopening News Coming at 11amMajor SF Reopening News Coming at 11am
By - posted 3/2/2021
Bay Area Updates, Indoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Mayor London N. Breed and Dr. Grant Colfax, Director of Health, announced this morning they will provide updates about COVID‑19 and reopening in San Francisco. They will be joined by City officials, and representatives of Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, and the Golden Gate Restaurant Association. The press conference (which does not more...