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Say It Ain't So: San Francisco's Double Play Bar and Grill Burns in Early Morning Fire

Sometime early Saturday morning, Double Play Bar and Grill — a San Francisco institution that first opened in 1909 — caught fire and suffered massive damages. While the details remain scarce, barring a few updates from social media, it appears that Double Play Bar and Grill in the Mission District was engulfed by flames Saturday, September 24. According to a post from [at]check.this.out.415 on Instagram, the beloved establishment was reportedly on fire around 5 a.m. today.
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San Francisco restaurants face deadline with new parklet rules looming

SAN FRANCISCO – While parklets have proven to be a lifeline for restaurants during the pandemic, folks who enjoy outdoor dining in San Francisco may see fewer of them next year, as the city implements new rules.Establishments face a looming deadline to decide if they'll keep them."We'd like to keep it, we just have to make sure it makes financial sense," said Amy Morris Gibbs, the general manager at Latin American Club.The Mission District neighborhood bar reopened last summer after closing for one year and three months. Morris Gibbs said their parklet helped to keep the bar alive for the...
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The Best Speakeasy Bars in San Francisco and How to Get in

Speakeasy bars first sprang up out of necessity during Prohibition, but folks were having so much fun tippling and tap-dancing behind secret doors that they’ve continued well into this century, with a new crop of creative bar owners, mixologists, and entertainers committed to keeping the original spirit of these hidden haunts alive. As a longtime haven for counter cultures, it’s no surprise that San Francisco is a fan of this trend, but given the clandestine nature you might miss these elusive spots when searching on your own. That’s where we come in! From Chinatown to the Mission, here are the best secret and secret-ish bars in San Francisco where you’ll find stylish decor, quality drinks, and the satisfaction of being in the know, including how to get into all of them.

Ponderosa Elementary School FUNdraises at Habit Burger Grill in Daly City September Thursday September 29th

South San Francisco, CA September 24, 2022 Submitted by Cindy Ko. Come on out this Thursday September 29th and enjoy some great food at HABIT BURGER GRILL 305 Gellert Ave Daly City between 10:30a to 10:30p and help support our Ponderosa Elementary School. Thanks to HABIT BURGER 20% of the proceeds will go to Ponderosa – your support is welcomed and needed! And HABIT BURGER GRILL has you covered for lunch and dinner and in between!

Sliver Pizzeria opens in Uptown Oakland, marking its fifth location with three more on the way

It seems like the East Bay pizza scene grows every week. This time, a new location of the Sliver Pizzeria chain has opened in Oakland. The website calls the newest shop Sliver Valdez because of its address at 2300 Valdez Street near the intersection of 23rd Street in Uptown. The website What Now San Francisco first reported almost a year ago that Sliver had nailed down that space. According to an Instagram post, Sliver Valdez started welcoming customers about two weeks ago, offering customers a free pizza on September 10th. “We are so proud to reveal our New SLIVER design. We wanted to create a new space where our customers can enjoy great food & drinks with their loved ones,” the post reads.
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San Bruno Wins Food Trend Craze with First Plant-Based Gas Mart

We interrupt our regularly scheduled program to bring you something super fun from the hood. OMG I was looking for gas off 280/380 when a Putin-eating dinosaur jumps out of nowhere - El Camino Real at Sneath Lane, across from Chase. Turns out this station has got a hellava lot...

Edibles & Potables: Oakland’s worker-owned Understory

The Fall 2022 issue of Food & Dining Magazine (#75) is now available in all the familiar places: Louisville area eateries and food shops, newsstands and online. Go here for a preview of the features, profiles and columns, with links to the new edition at issuu. Understory in Oakland, California...

Have You Been to the Orinda Farmers’ Market?

On the occasion of this market’s 25th anniversary, come see how this beautiful park-like setting adds to the market’s value as a community gathering place. Stroll through and meet its close-knit community of vendors who work to bring you hyper-fresh food. When farmers can sell directly to consumers, it helps strengthen our local food system.

San Francisco Is Considered The Best Coffee City In America, According To Wallet-hub.

San Francisco Is Considered The Best Coffee City In America, According To Wallet-hub. San Francisco, not Seattle, has been named the best city in the nation for coffee lovers by WalletHubs' 2022 America's Best Coffee Cities. According to Wallethub, San Francisco is the best coffee city in America. The California city of San Diego is one of ten cities where they love coffee.

924 Gilman club rocks across generations

924 Gilman is an all-ages club that has been open for 35 years and is a generational staple for the Berkeley community. The decades of stickers in the bathrooms and street art covering the walls recall the voices of past performers and attendees. Bands like Green Day and Operation Ivy, who were established in Berkeley’s backyard, created Gilman’s original focal point of punk music and culture. Now, the venue is open to a variety of genres.

Why Rosh Hashanah Meals Are Different Anywhere You Go

From Memphis to NYC to San Francisco, American Jews have different traditions gleaned from a shared heritage and shaped by their distinctive areas. Jews in the diaspora — those who live in communities outside of Israel — have taken up residence in cities and countries all over the world, often adapting their holiday menus to include local ingredients or regional recipes.

SF Mission District pizza spot brings in the dough by selling 'trash pies'

By Itay HodSAN FRANCISCO -- While most people go to the local market looking for perfect fruits and veggies, San Francisco restaurateur Kayla Abe is all about produce that looks like it's heading straight for the compost bin. "We have a bunch of ugly mushrooms here often times they're the ones that are often cracked or split or kind of grew in a funky way," she explained after picking up ingredients from the farmers market on 22nd Street in the Mission District.  Abe will pick out the most wilted, bruised items she can find -- the uglier, the better.  "People don't...

9 Great Birria Tacos

We’re always in search of the perfect taco: al pastor, crispy fish, and, birria—the stewed lamb, goat, or beef dish, originally from Jalisco. A ton of birria taco spots have popped up around the Bay over the last few years, and we’re not complaining. We love the juicy beef, the melty cheese, and the crunch you get after dipping each taco in consomé. If you’re also craving this cheesy good stuff, you’re in the right place. Here are some great birria taco spots in SF, and across the bay.

Taste of South San Francisco and A Taste of the Year in Review Sponsored by our South San Francisco Chamber of Commerce November 4th

South San Francisco, CA September 23, 2022 Submitted by Linda Parenti, Chamber of Commerce. This year the South San Francisco Chamber of Commerce has added a new event to their 34th Annual Taste of South San Francisco with a continental breakfast from 10-12 session featuring a community informational breakfast event and economic outlook with Mayor Nagales, City Council, City Manager Mike Futrell and the Department of Economic Development. The cost for this event is $30pp.