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.
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:
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.
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.
Ah yes, summertime in San Francisco. Our foggy days and windy afternoons make it a perfect time to enjoy a big bowl of soup (while the rest of the country cools off with gazpacho, watermelon, and iced coffees).
For being such a hardcore food town, SF’s late-night dining scene is one of our most embarrassing traits. “We’re almost like a real city,” says Nopa chef-partner Laurence Jossel. “We call ourselves a metropolis, but really, we roll up the carpets at 9:30 p.m.”
Thad Vogler, co-owner of Bar Agricole, chimes in: “The inevitable comparison of San Francisco to New York is a bummer. It’s not even relevant. With the state of late-night dining here, we are more like Portland or Seattle.”
San Francisco seems to be all about sandwiches these days: sandwich shops are opening and popping up all over the place. Here are three beefy ones for your sandwich radar.
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