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A running list of the best things we ate this week.

A night out at one of these places - whether it’s for a catch-up with a friend or an impressive date night - feels overwhelmingly of the moment.

On deck: an outdoor movie, live jazz, half-off oysters, and more.

The new SF restaurant openings you should know about.

A few great stops to make on your way up north, plus where to eat once you get there.

Eating alone? Here are the best spots in San Francisco to do it.

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Where to go when the craving hits.

Our 28 favorite places to eat in this gigantic neighborhood.

We checked out these new restaurants in the East Bay - and loved them.

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Lily is an upscale Vietnamese restaurant in the Richmond that nails every aspect essential to a fantastic meal.

Is your roommate a pain? Are you over your couch? Do you work from your laptop? Sounds like you need a coffee shop with wifi.

Check out a new brewery in Mission Bay, hike with cows, and more.

16 great spots to eat and drink before or after a Giants game.

If you want some fresh air and a good meal, this guide is for you.

Looking for somewhere new to drink this summer? Use this guide to new bars.

When half the restaurants in the city are closed, these spots have you covered.

Ube malasadas, a new pizza and beer hall, and more to check out this week.

Run, don’t walk, to shop major deals from brands like Instant Pot, Cuisinart, and more.

15 spots that want to say hi to you again this Pride Month.

A running list of the best things we ate this week.

The newly elected chair of the SF Democratic Party (and former ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ contestant) shares eight great spots she loves.

When you go to Dolores Park and forget the snacks, here’s where to go.

Live music, food trucks, virtual workshops, and more.

A running list of the best desserts we ate this week.

From garlic noodles with five-spice chicken to thick, cheesy pupusas, here are 19 great takeout meals you can get for under $15.

Where you can eat and drink in San Francisco in peace.

Here’s the status of restaurant reopenings in every Bay Area county.

Watch a movie at Oracle Park, try a new brunch option, and more things to get into this week.

Our favorite dishes from the month of May.

The Ferry Building is a San Francisco icon. Here’s where to eat nearby.

Outdoor dining expansions will also continue through the end of the year.

Where to have a drink and some food on a roof today.

Takeout and a movie at Fort Mason, coffee at the Ferry Building, and two more things to get into this week.

Cuddle with goats, see a stand-up comedy show, and more.

A longtime chef and restaurateur on the range of local Burmese and blended cuisines.

Visit these spots for pineapple buns, take-out dim sum, and mooncakes galore.

The chocolate sourdough, taco pop-up, and new bakeries you should check out this week.

It’s where my family has been celebrating birthdays and holidays for over a decade.

Daphne Wu, a co-founder of Cut Fruit Collective, shares some of her favorite landmarks and businesses to support in the neighborhood.

Some of our favorite women-spots to support, now and always.

Now that “catching up” is suddenly everyone’s favorite activity, it’s time to practice the art of the hour-long drink-and-snack.

Check out these new pop-ups, special events, reopenings, and more.

Not every great restaurant in San Francisco - just the ones you should have on your list while you’re getting acquainted.

The city is now in the “yellow tier” - so bars that don’t serve food can reopen indoors at 25% capacity on May 6th.

The first time I tasted this spicy Korean pork and tofu stew at Pyeong Chang Tofu, I finally felt like I could make a home out of Oakland.

New pop-ups, rooftop bars, outdoor drinking spots, and more.

A brunch pop-up, a reopened cocktail bar, and more things to check out this week.

Donations, takeout, and more ways for you to support.

14 San Francisco restaurants for people who really want to make it count.

14 places where you can ease back into that thing we call a “social life.”

14 pop-ups we checked out - and loved.

The cocktail takeover, bake sales, and pie party you should check out this week.

When half the restaurants in the city are closed, these spots have you covered.

The SF Bay Area restaurants that have closed during the pandemic.

Where to eat when it’s rainy and cold, and staying warm is a top priority.

Check out these pop-ups, new openings, and special events happening around the Bay.

Our favorite donuts to eat right now.

A running list of Oakland, Berkeley, and other East Bay restaurants that have reopened their patios for outdoor dining.

A running list of SF restaurants that have reopened for outdoor dining.

Where to go for okonomiyaki, pupusas, ice cream, and more.

Where to go for al pastor tacos, coffee cinnamon rolls, and more.

25 great spots for drinks, fresh air, and more drinks.

The city will implement more relaxed guidelines for outdoor dining, large gatherings, and indoor activities.

Check out these pop-ups, new openings, and special events happening around the Bay.

The 26 best places to grab food before or after you head to the lake.

In the mood for a bagel? Head to one of these San Francisco and East Bay spots.

Cookies, outdoor omakase, a new food hall, and other things to get into this week.

Where to get katsu chicken sandwiches, dumplings, and beef noodle soup after you look at some art.

Our favorite dishes from the month of March.

Where to go for excellent Vietnamese sandwiches.

28 places for sun, omelettes, and plenty of mimosas.

Set to open April 5th, the marketplace is the latest project from the nonprofit incubator that helps women of color grow their food businesses.

When getting a drink is priority one, but you also want the option to eat something good, use this guide.

Where to order brunch, lamb, and a two-foot-tall chocolate egg.

The city’s move to the orange tier on Tuesday means expanded indoor dining - and a loosening of restrictions for bars that don’t serve food.

Where to order brisket, gefilte fish, and matzo ball soup.

Ever wondered what SF Senior Editor Lani Conway’s favorite restaurants are? No? Well, then this is awkward…

Ever wondered what Staff Writer Julia Chen’s favorite pop-ups are? No? Well, then this is awkward…

Where to get corned beef, soda bread, green drinks, and more.

Get your fix of borsch and blintzes without ever leaving the Bay.

The iconic SoMa nightclub needs your help to raise $100,000 to stay afloat.

Here’s where to get food you can eat on a blanket.

Where to go if you’re looking to break out of your usual pizza routine.

On Tuesday, the city moved up to the “red tier,” meaning restaurants can reopen their dining rooms at 25% capacity.

If you’re trying to sit outside and stare at the water, head to one of these spots.

City officials announced that dining rooms will open at 25% capacity when the city reaches the “red tier.”

Where to go for some really good pie.

Where to go when you really want dumplings.

From Trinidadian roti to excellent breakfast tacos, here are 11 new Black-owned spots to get excited about.

The chef of Eko Kitchen shares her experience as a restaurant owner in the pandemic - and her favorite Black-owned spots across the city.

If you’re looking to break out of your usual pizza routine, you’re in the right place.

“I wanted to create a space that was literally filled with color, that was from a person of color’s perspective, that centered people of color.”

When it’s foggy or rainy out, let noodle soup make everything better.

Whether you want to eat outdoors or get cozy on the couch with a wedge of triple creme brie, order from these spots on the 14th.

Celebrate the year of the Ox while supporting SF restaurants.

Whether it’s game day or any other day, if you love chicken wings, these five SF spots are for you.

Here’s a running list of Bay Area Black-owned restaurants that you can support today.

Where to go when you want an excellent bowl of fresh fish.

We pick some of our favorite spots for takeout and delivery, and pair a movie with them.

The news comes after Governor Gavin Newsom officially lifted California’s regional stay-at-home order on Monday.

Mayor London Breed will give SF outdoor dining updates at a 1:15pm press conference on Monday.

Looking for a great way to spend your evening? Give one of these 20 meal kits a shot.

Birria tacos are popping up all over the Bay Area. Here are some great spots to get some.

Because you can never have too many fried chicken sandwiches.

From Los Angeles to London, these are the most exciting new restaurants to come out of this year.

I started my first job in food media during the pandemic and a nationwide racial reckoning. Here’s what I saw.

Starline was a microcosm of the Oakland I knew, and a party where everyone was invited.

Support local restaurants and give some great gifts.

Where to order from for the holidays.

The city, along with several other Bay Area counties, will close patios and parklets - and limit gatherings - on Dec. 6th.

These Bay Area chefs are cooking up everything from arepas to brioche cinnamon rolls out of their own kitchens.

Turkey Day 2020 is gonna be a little different, and you probably don’t want to cook - be thankful for these spots.

The city is closing dining rooms on November 14th, after seeing a 250% increase in coronavirus cases.

18 spots for when the grass by the Conservatory of Flowers calls you.

When you need to step away from your computer, and eat good food.

Halloween is here, so get some great takeout and watch these films.

With the return of indoor dining, San Francisco servers, bartenders, and owners share their experiences with reopening - and their biggest concerns.

A running list of restaurants that have reopened their dining rooms.

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Herbal is a fantastic new Burmese spot in the Tenderloin - and they’re serving some of the best takeout we’ve had lately.

Because who doesn’t love a katsu sandwich?

11 bars and restaurants across SF where you can sit outside and watch sports.

The new-ish smashburger spot in Oakland that you need to try now.

Where to order food for the New Year.

It’s always a good time for a sandwich. Here are 12 of the best new ones.

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It’s important now more than ever to support your local Chinatown.

These SF restaurants are offering their omakase to-go.

Nopalito has a new spot in the Mission - and some new dishes you can only get there.

Our favorite places to get ice cream in San Francisco.

Chinatown and the Mission are the city’s first two Shared Spaces street closures.

Where to get our favorite Vietnamese sandwiches.

Twin Peaks Tavern recently partnered with Orphan Andy’s to bring pancakes and martinis to 17th and Castro Street.

The former pop-up is now serving their excellent birria tacos at a brick-and-mortar spot in the East Bay.

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Masabaga is a new spot in Uptown Oakland for excellent deep-fried toro burgers.

It’s warm out, so get some coffee on ice for takeout.

Restaurants in Napa County are also shutting down indoor dining through at least July 30th.

Eight of our favorite patios right now.

As restaurants face profound challenges and a new reality, The Infatuation is making a big change.

Our seven favorite spots in SF to get cocktails, beer and wine to-go right now.

Seven of our favorite patios right now.

SF restaurants reopened for outdoor dining on June 12th. Here’s everything you need to know about patios, party size, and more.

A running list of Santa Clara County restaurants that have reopened their patios for outdoor dining.

A running list of San Mateo County restaurants that have reopened for outdoor and indoor dining.

We at The Infatuation and Zagat stand with the Black community – against racism, systemic injustice, police brutality, and white supremacy.

A running list of Napa, Solano, Sonoma, and Marin County restaurants that have reopened their patios and dining rooms.

From garlic noodles with five-spice chicken to thick, cheesy pupusas, here are 19 great takeout meals you can get for under $15.

Where to order from and what to watch: 10 ways to do dinner and TV right.

It’s late, you’re hungry, and in quarantine - don’t worry, you can still get some square pizza or a steak.

20 spots in San Francisco and the East Bay to stock your pantry with yeast, flour, sugar, and other baking essentials.

The weather is warming up, and all you want is a margarita. Get one delivered from these 21 SF and East Bay spots.

Level up your gin and tonics, and get a negroni from one of these 9 spots in SF or the East Bay.

12 San Francisco and East Bay spots with Bloody Marys and mimosas.

Want to know which North Bay restaurants are open for delivery and takeout? You’re in the right place.

Want to know which South Bay restaurants are open for delivery and takeout? You’re in the right place.

All the spots that’ll help keep your beer fridge full while you’re stuck at home.

All the spots that’ll help keep your wine rack full while you’re stuck at home.

All the spots that’ll help keep you drinking margaritas, negronis, and mimosas while you’re stuck at home.

Might as well sit down and have a meal together. It’s not like you don’t have the time.

How to celebrate your birthday during self-isolation.

Want to know which Peninsula restaurants are open for delivery and takeout? You’re in the right place.

The places on this guide are helping the community - and so can you.

Want to know which San Francisco restaurants are open for delivery and takeout in your neighborhood? You’re in the right place.

20 great options for Thai takeout in San Francisco and the East Bay.

In the mood for pizza takeout or delivery? You’ve come to the right place.

Want to know which East Bay restaurants are open for delivery and takeout? You’re in the right place.

The bars, restaurants, wine shops, and breweries that’ll help keep your bar cart full while you’re stuck at home.

Find something great to eat for dinner at home, and support SF (and East Bay) restaurants while you’re at it.

Join The Infatuation x Zagat in helping the restaurant industry and those in need during the Covid-19 crisis.

You can’t go to cocktail bars right now, but you can turn your apartment into one. Here’s how.

Find something great to eat for dinner at home, and support San Francisco Bay Area restaurants while you’re at it.

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Rich Table is a restaurant in Hayes Valley that, no matter how many times you go, will always surprise you in the best way possible.

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Flour + Water in the Mission makes the best pasta in San Francisco.

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You’ll want to book a table in advance for the dim sum-style small plates at State Bird Provisions in the Fillmore.

You’re going to go out in the Mission. Here are the best bars in the area.

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Saison is a tasting menu restaurant in SoMa worth saving for a very special occasion.

There are a lot of burritos in this city. Here’s where to get the best ones.

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La Ciccia is a Sardinian restaurant in Noe Valley with excellent pasta. Be sure to make a reservation.

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