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Craftsman & Wolves: A Patisserie with a Designer's Eye

Craftsmen & Wolves

There are no cutesy cupcakes or rustic French decor at Craftsman & Wolves, the new Mission patisserie that can best be described as chic. The stylish brainchild of pastry chef William Werner, the bakery is the first project from Outfit Generic, his boutique hospitality group that includes graphic designer Josh Chen. Styled more like an atelier, the space juxtaposes a palette of blacks and grays with clean lines against brick walls.

Five New Restaurants to Try This Month

Bar Tartine Sandwich Shop

You like to keep up with what’s brand new? Here’s a cheat sheet of five new spots that recently opened around town for you to check out.

Dixie Dishes Out Southern Hospitality in the Presidio

Tasty vittles with a whiff of fancy are what’s for dinner at Dixie, chef Joseph Humphrey’s spacious new headquarters dotted with genteel wicker furnishings and cooled by lulling ceiling fans. By the looks of things, Humphrey may have invented his own genre of cooking: Southern gentleman cuisine.

The City’s Best $1 Oyster Deals

The $1 oyster has become something of a San Francisco happy hour staple (lucky us). It’s hard to beat a platter of oysters and a chilled glass of something, like bubbly, beer, or some chablis. If you want to enjoy a little luxury without shelling out the big bucks, here are some of the best spots around town offering $1 oysters.

Seven SF Dishes That Taste As Good As They Look

The Tablehopper column for the September Fashion issue discusses some of the very complicated plating we’re currently spotting in San Francisco restaurants (some insiders are describing it as “tweezer cuisine”). While many dishes may look beautiful—composed oh-so-carefully with blossoms and flavored crumbles—the flavors can be a little all over the map, or the protein may be served lukewarm.

Five New Restaurants to Try This Month

You like to keep up with what’s brand new? Here’s a cheat sheet of five new spots that just opened around town for you to check out.

The Flour + Water Team Takes It to the Next Level

Great patios are few and far between in chilly San Francisco, but we still host a few restaurants whose outside spaces double as secret oases (Foreign Cinema, Saison). Now Central Kitchen—the second venture from Flour + Water partners David Steele, David White, and chef Thomas McNaughton—joins the posse with an indoor/outdoor spot down the street from their original restaurant.

The Big Late-Night Eat: 50 Places in SF Open Past 10 p.m.

In the July/August issue, we took a closer look at San Francisco’s challenging late-night dining scene with an article that sparked plenty of interest, comments, and controversy. While our city definitely shuts down early, good news: there are still plenty of places that serve food past 10 p.m., from the grubby to the greasy to the gourmet. 

Excerpted from the new Tablehopper's Top Late-Night Eats in SF app, here are 50 of our favorites:

Five Dishes to Cure a Nasty Hangover

Five Dishes to Cure a Nasty Hangover

Everyone has their hangover cures: Some folks need iced coffee, or eggs, or pancakes, while others just need a mountain of melted cheese. Below are five of my favorite hangover cures for when you’ve moved past sipping ginger ale (or in my case, a Coke over ice). May the force be with you.

Five Affordable (and Very Tasty) Things to Eat in the Dogpatch

Five Affordable (and Very Tasty) Things to Eat in the Dogpatch

Even if you don’t live in the Dogpatch neighborhood, here are five oh-so-delicious and easy-on-the-wallet options that will hopefully inspire you to embark on a lunch (or dinner) adventure.

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