17 places to ring in another trip around the sun.
July 31, 2023
When you want to celebrate—and feel like the most important person in the room—here’s where to go.
July 25, 2023
15 SF restaurants where you won’t feel awkwardly out of place in nice clothes.
December 13, 2022
For nights when you have absolutely no intention of reaching for your wallet.
May 2, 2023
9 places perfect for that party you claimed you didn’t want to have.
July 16, 2018
Come to Shabu Club for excellent Japanese hot pot in the Richmond.
August 15, 2023
Raven Bar is a SoMa bar-club specializing in throwback hip hop, pop, and R&B from the ‘90s and early 2000s.
Funky Elephant in the Mission feels like the world's best party—and this party is full of spicy Thai comfort food.
Westwood is a bi-level country bar in the Marina with a mechanical bull and lots of dancing.
Silver Cloud is a bar in the Marina where it doesn’t matter how good you are at karaoke, it’s still going to be fun.
Leopold’s is a German-Austrian beer hall with solid food, tons of beer in a boot, and party cabin vibes.
July 17, 2023
You want the Chez Panisse farm-to-table experience, without shelling out $175 per person? The upstairs cafe is the answer.
June 21, 2023
Frances serves up one of the best renditions of seasonal new-American cuisine in the Castro.
June 8, 2023
Farmhouse Kitchen is a lively and fun Thai place in the Mission that feels like a party.
May 31, 2023
Come to Harborview on the Embarcadero to fill up on solid dim sum and enjoy the waterfront views.
April 28, 2023
For options-heavy hot pot and barbecue, Fiery Hot Pot and Grill in the Sunset is a fun choice.
April 26, 2023
We could eat at State Bird Provisions five nights in a row and never get bored—that’s because the Fillmore spot makes the most creative small plates in the city.
April 12, 2023
For all-you-can-eat Korean BBQ in an easygoing space, head to K-Elements in the Richmond.
March 23, 2023
My Tofu House is a Korean spot in the Richmond serving comforting tofu soups and barbecue.
March 21, 2023
Parche is an upscale Colombian restaurant in Uptown Oakland that’s great for birthdays or date nights.
March 16, 2023
Nari is a Japantown special occasion restaurant serving phenomenal Thai dishes in a beautiful space.
March 10, 2023
Lower Nob Hill
Liholiho Yacht Club in Lower Nob Hill is a celebration restaurant filled with punchy, creative dishes that are in their own class.
February 27, 2023
The Progress is the younger sibling of State Bird Provisions that stands on its own with confidence.
January 31, 2023
PPQ Dungeness Island is a Vietnamese seafood spot in the Richmond with excellent whole roasted crabs and garlic noodles.
January 11, 2023
Mandalay in the Richmond has been around since 1984. Decades later, the charming dining room is still packed nightly and serving up excellent homestyle Burmese dishes.
November 3, 2022
Wilfred’s Lounge in Napa is a "modern tiki bar" with strong cocktails and spam sliders.
September 14, 2022