New Night Market-Inspired Restaurant From Former Aina Chef Debuts In the Mission
Fans of chef Chris Yang and his popular former Hawaiian spot Aina (RIP), and/or pop-up projects like El Chino Grande, will be excited to hear (if they haven't already) that he's opened a new brick-and-mortar spot on Mission Street.
Tacos El Último Baile, Born as a Stand Outside an Oakland Bar, Opens Its First Brick and Mortar on Saturday
A taco success story in Oakland begins a new chapter this weekend as taco chef Dominic Prado opens a brick-and-mortar version of Tacos El Último Baile in the Fruitvale District, in the space formerly occupied by Nyum Bai.
Trio of New Restaurants Open Thursday at Cavallo Point, Including the Mediterranean-Inspired Sula
Over on the other side of the Golden Gate Bridge, in the Before Times, Cavallo Point was known as a semi-secret spa, date, and special-occasion spot — with its restaurant Murray Circle enjoying a number of years of critical acclaim.
Trendy New STK Steakhouse Hit With Wage Theft Suit, Employees Say They Were Forced to Work With COVID
Just one month after opening, buzzy nightclub-restaurant STK Steakhouse is already dogged by a class-action lawsuit over wage and tip theft, plus employees claiming they were forced to work while testing positive for COVID-19.
Wagyu Beef Aficionados Will Love Afici, Opening Saturday In the Former ALX Gastropub Space In SoMa
The Alexander's Steakhouse group’s newest concept Afici swears it’s “not an offshoot of Alexander’s Steakhouse,” but instead a fine dining destination for pasta, housemade charcuterie, and “whole-animal utilization.”
Outta Sight Pizza Preps Slice Shop Opening, Will Remain at Fig & Thistle Wine Bar as Evening Pop-Up
A big update for pizza fans in general and fans of Outta Sight Pizza in particular: The promised slice shop on Larkin Street near Civic Center is set to open any day now, but the Hayes Valley wine bar pop-up you've come to love isn't shutting down.
Longtime Bay Area Chef and Food TV Personality Joey Altman Joins the Brixton Team In Opening Hazie's In Hayes Valley
The restaurant space at the corner of Hayes and Octavia formerly occupied by brunch spot Stacks, at 501 Hayes Street, will come to life again this week as Hazie's, a new bar and restaurant from the team behind The Brixton.
Fancy Flavored Popcorn Shop Debuts In Hayes Valley With Toppings Like Chorizo, Thai Curry, and Brisket
A new snack stand called Fluff Nugget opens today at Proxy in Hayes Valley, taking over the space formerly occupied by Smitten Ice Cream, and serving all manner of tricked-out cones of flavored popcorn.
Oakland Museum to Get New Patio Restaurant From Gussie's Chicken & Waffles Chef
Town Fare Cafe, the restaurant at the Oakland Museum of California, isn't exactly new. But it's been remade twice now under different chefs, and the latest iteration debuts today with a menu of Southern classics and new-school cocktails, and a brand new patio.
Ernest, Sorella, and San Ho Won Among New Entries Teased In 2022 Michelin Guide
The folks at the Michelin Guide are doing something a bit unusual this season, teasing out a group of 17 new Bay Area restaurants that they say will be added to this year's California guide — though we don't know if any of these new entries will be getting stars.
World-Class Pasta and Unique Bar Bites Make for Winning Combo at Sorella
Newly made over with a new concept, Acquerello's six-month-old sister restaurant in Polk Gulch is a winner, offering Acquerello-level pasta and excellent bar snacks alongside cocktails, great wine, and a huge selection of amaro.
Former Hotel Vitale Reopens Wednesday as 1 Hotel San Francisco, Following Major Remodel and Restaurant Makeover
The SF hotel business is starting to boom again, and as the summer travel season kicks off, a new luxury hotel is making its debut on the Embarcadero, in the property that had been the Hotel Vitale since 2005.
Massive New Furniture Showroom and Restaurant From RH (Restoration Hardware) Opens In Dogpatch
After a majorly ambitious, six-year renovation project, the company formerly known as Restoration Hardware is ready to unveil perhaps its grandest showroom-restaurant combo to date in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood, at Pier 70.