Alisa Scerrato

Nov 10, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Zeitgeist to host stand-up comedy night in its beer garden

Popular dive bar Zeitgeist will soon be bringing some much needed comic relief to the city. Starting this Sunday, November 15, the bar will host a live, recurring stand-up comedy night in its beer garden with performers from local comedy group House People. Read More

Aug 06, 2019
San Francisco North Beach

As Tony's Pizza Napoletana turns 10, owner reflects on changing North Beach

Tony Gemignani now owns 5 businesses in his beloved "city within a city," but he's concerned about an ongoing vacancy crisis. Read More

Oct 26, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Bender's to reopen after seven month closure

After a seven-month closure, beloved Mission dive bar Bender’s Bar and Grill is coming back to life. Its doors will swing open on Wednesday, October 28 at 2 p.m. for business, along with some notable changes to its set-up. Read More

Sep 02, 2020
San Francisco Fillmore Western Addition

Despite graffiti, Tommy's Joynt owner says closure rumors are 'fake news' [Updated]

After the historic restaurant was vandalized, closure rumors spread. But its owner says they're untrue. Read More

Aug 21, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen to close for good after 14 years in the Mission

Known for its Venezuelan arepas, the popular eatery made an appearance on Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives." Read More

Aug 19, 2020
San Francisco Embarcadero Mission Bay Noe Valley SoMa

SF Eats: Lightbox Café opens in SoMa; Douglas closes in Noe Valley; Happy Lemon makes SF debut

A new cafe opens in SoMa, a Noe Valley market says farewell for now, and a global bubble tea chain opens two San Francisco locations. Read More

Aug 19, 2020
San Francisco Lower Haight

New owner aims to restore Nickie's as 'neighborhood living room' for Lower Haight

A Lower Haight fixture since the 1940s, Nickie's has revamped its menu and added a huge parklet. Read More

Aug 17, 2020
San Francisco Outer Richmond

Decades-old Richmond District dim sum staple Ton Kiang to close permanently

The neighborhood favorite will serve its last plate of dim sum on Sunday, August 30. Read More

Aug 10, 2020
San Francisco Chinatown North Beach

Remembering Ruth Weiss, North Beach poet and provocateur

Weiss, who passed away on July 31, was dubbed the "goddess of the Beat Generation" by Herb Caen. Read More

Aug 07, 2020
San Francisco Lower Haight Mission Tenderloin

Mission's acclaimed Farmhouse Thai expands to Lower Haight

The new outpost is currently just a takeout window, but may eventually have sit-down dining as well. Read More

Aug 06, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Cow Hollow Marina

Luke's Local to open second grocery store in Cow Hollow

With its delivery service taking off during the pandemic, the Cole Valley-based grocer is eager to expand to the city's northside. Read More

Aug 05, 2020
San Francisco Cow Hollow Marina Tenderloin

Cow Hollow's Baker Street Bistro to close for good after nearly 30 years

The French eatery, popular for brunch, had been closed since the start of shelter-in-place. Read More

Aug 03, 2020
San Francisco Lower Haight Mission Potrero Hill SoMa

SF Eats: Lost Resort debuts in the Mission, CatHead's BBQ closes for good, Toronado reopens, more

A new nautical-themed restaurant opens in the Mission, a coffee and pastry-focused cafe debuts soon in Potrero Hill, a barbecue joint closes for good in SoMa, and a popular beer bar reopens with plans Read More

Jul 30, 2020
Jul 28, 2020
San Francisco Divisadero Mission

Divisadero's Barvale to close, become Beretta pop-up

Valencia Street's popular Italian restaurant is taking over its Spanish sibling on Divisadero. Read More

Jul 24, 2020
San Francisco Castro Financial District Polk Russian Hill SoMa

SF restaurants adapt to outdoor seating — and customer policing

Outdoor seating has been a lifeline for restaurants that didn't previously have it. But keeping customers in line hasn't been easy. Read More