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Straightforward concept that's right for the times: Delarosa and Starbelly cicerone (beer connoisseur) Rich Higgins has developed an awesome beer and beer-derived menu, housed in a low-key space bu... read more
Not merely intended to catch overflow from big brother Burma Superstar down the block, this kid has his own style and flair. Brighter and airy-er than it’s sibling, and a considerably easier ... read more
Much fawned-over after a Michelin nod, really blew-the-f-up after it appeared in an iPhone ad. Beloved for outrageous, explosively-flavorful, original sushi creations utilizing the flavors of Japan... read more
Tucked away in a somewhat desolate and foggy part of the Richmond, arguably the best Korean barbecue joint in the city is no secret to locals but undiscovered by the city at large. Bright, upbeat s... read more
Moroccan gourmet showstopper, thanks to wunderkind chef/owner and Marrakech native Mourad Lahlou. Paint scheme a tad garish but it works. Dried fruits, olives, preserved lemon and almonds are winni... read more
Flip a bitch at the Dutch windmill and voila. Tourist attraction notable mainly for location at western edge of Golden Gate Park, across from Ocean Beach. Cool 1930s WPA frescoes of working men and... read more
Look elsewhere for looks, but hit this spot off for spicy good Korean barbecue, plus all the kimchi trimmings. Adventure dining at its finest, and the marinated beef short ribs are freakin' tasty. ... read more
Memorable, exotic flavors bridging Chinese, Indian and Thai, in slightly faded room dominated by Asian arts and crafts. Great samosas, eggplant curry, catfish chowder, pumpkin pork stew. Crunchy Te... read more
Would be your little French secret if everybody didn’t already know about it. Richmond neighborhood charmer attracts couples in need of romance. Nicely executed bistro classics (sweetbreads, duck c... read more
Newly renovated, so ye olde outdated vibe is gone. What’s left: killer ocean view, crowd of bluehairs and slack-jawed tourists in sandals hoping for sea lion sightings. Dine at Sutro’s if grandma’s... read more
Home cooking just like Svetlana used to make, to tune of a gently strumming guitar or squeezebox. Perfectly flaky piroshki, blini with salmon roe and sour cream, beet borscht with rye bread, potato... read more
Longtime neighborhood fixture, decent fare, ornate temple-like décor and fun, festive atmosphere (goes off for family gatherings and birthdays). Staff in traditional Thai garb usher patrons to sunk... read more
Behind sister restaurant Beach Chalet, little bit slicker, but with similar menu of overpriced comfort food. Glass walls and ceiling equal greenhouse effect. Cool bar serving their own microbrews a... read more
Tiny, off-the-beaten-path gem specializing in individually sized cracker-thin-crust pizzas, organic toppings, artisanal cheese plates, exotic salads and the occasional pissy attitude (you've been w... read more
Young, fun crowd in funky comfort food haven. Mac 'n' cheese topped with tater tots, BBQ ribs with baked beans, crispy Baja fish tacos with papaya salsa. Large portions at good prices keep locals h... read more
Serving authentic Yucatecan (yes, that a real word) cuisine since 1965. But more importantly, getting locals bombed on top-shelf tequila since 1965. Loud, bright, crowded cantina best known for the... read more
As the gaudy sign outside describes, this is a combination of Persi...
Surreal cocktailing in SoMa. Heady mix of gothic and steampunk deco...
With just 18 seats (plus 12 bar seats), exposed brick, unglaze...
Hakkasan takes its Cantonese cuisine west with signature swanky sty...
The storied New Orleans venue named after the legendary band has ma...