Don't call it Cliff House—the Park Service is accepting proposals for an all new restaurant to take over the scenic space by the end of 2022.
Plus, $500 "douchebag" rice for charity, the best local burritos, and more local stories to keep you sated.
S.F.'s viral $72 fried rice is coming back. Now, it's way more expensive—and for charity, SF Chronicle
When Vietnamese restaurant Lily started offering over-the-top "douchebag fried rice" with ingredients like crab and caviar, it went viral because, of course, this is San Francisco. Now it's back for $500 a dish (again, because SF). Read more.
San Francisco's iconic Cliff House space to reopen with new restaurant in 2022, SFGate
Good news! Your days of dining in the scenic spot aren't over—but expect a new building and restaurant name. Read more.
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Calls Off 2021 Festival, but Livestream Will Have Bob Mould, Ani DiFranco, SFist
We're bummed that Hardly Strictly IRL is being called off for the second year in a row, but on the bright side the multi-day live stream will feature musicians like Steve Earl and Emmylou Harris. Look out for two days of COVID-testing, vaccines, and live music in August and September. Read more.
Where S.F. celebrities buy their favorite burritos, SF Chronicle
If you don't already swear by the burritos at one taqueria—or you're just curious about how burritos at other Bay Area institutions compare—then why not try the go-tos of local celebs like Mayor London Breed and Mythbusters host Adam Savage. Read more.
SF Now Offering Third Vaccine Dose to People With Immunocompromised Health Conditions, NBC Bay Area
Following a Wednesday announcement, immunocompromised individuals—and people who just received the J&J vaccine—are eligible for an additional dose of Pfizer or Moderna. Read more.