Eat + Drink
Proper Food's Red Quinoa and Beet Pesto Salad is a popular lunch item among SoMa and FiDi worker bees, and it's not hard to see why: the hearty medley of quinoa, beets, wild baby arugula, walnuts, goat cheese, mint, basil, and red wine vinaigrette is both totally healthy and totally delicious.
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Want something a bit more special this holiday season for you and your friends? Nab a reservation at one of these choice private dining rooms in San Francisco. Clink, clink.
San Francisco may be famous for sourdough, calf-crunching hills, and beloved eccentrics, but nothing characterizes the city quite like the long lines people stand in to eat, drink, and be entertained. It’s as if the ice cream tastes sweeter if you’ve had to stand on shaking legs in the quickly approaching fog for over an hour. And SF not only promotes this behavior, it makes a business out of it. The general understanding is that lines boast the quality of what people are waiting for, and the hundreds of exceptional restaurants in SF know it. But are they worth the wait? We got in line to find out.
There is a delicious wave of new craft beers flowing into San Francisco. And while there are a lot of decent beer apps that funnel this information and help you find particular brews, the great beer apps are not only well designed and easy to use, but are solidly supported by beer brewers, sellers, and fellow beer fans. We’ve sifted through, downloaded, and test-driven several smart phone apps and found the four essential free beer applications for Androids and iPhones. Download away.
With San Francisco summer comes summer colds, which, in an unofficial poll, ranks highest on the scale of most frustrating sicknesses—enter the latest miracle cure-slash-craze, bone broth.
It seems like SF is adding a new restaurant every week. Some are delicious and others fall in the “average wine bar” category. But what about those chefs that don’t have the money to open a restaurant in our costly city or those that don’t really feel like getting beat up on the line? Meet the underground chef: unparalleled and unbridled grit, heart, and creativity, making some of the most innovative food in SF.
The Mission is ground zero for good food these days, and while an epic dinner is paramount to a good night out, we are always ones to save room for dessert. Change things up by walking off your feast and savoring a sweet bite in the neighborhood with these delicious options.