Eat + Drink
Located on the waterfront and once home to large warehouses, canning factories, industrial buildings, shipyards, and wild fennel fields, Dogpatch has turned into a hub of local makers, artists, designers, and entrepreneurs. Just hop on the T-Third to enjoy the assorted retail shop and restaurants, or simply enjoy soaking up some sun on the waterfront.
Confession time: I drove by Salsipuedes the night before my reservation and was a little surprised to see a small neighborhood restaurant with just one communal table and a bar that puts you basically in the kitchen with the chefs. With all the pre-opening fanfare, I had expected a fancier joint, but this was a restaurant that belonged on the beaches of Ensenada, nestled smack dab in the middle of residential Oakland.
Zippy and zesty, lush and alive, sauvignon blanc is often heralded as the quintessential warm-weather wine. And with Indian summer just commencing in San Francisco, this refreshing white is a necessity for any home cellar.
“I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.” ~ Joe E. Lewis
Saturdays at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market is easily one of the best ways to procure California’s finest and freshest produce. Along with the dozens of farmers, artisans, and food makers, there are also a plethora of food stands for you to brunch at (food shopping is hard work and should never be done on an empty stomach). But with so many different vendors—what should you eat? Fret not, here are our favorites.
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon Appetit!