Delarosa Italian

Enjoy a meal fit for Caesar and order the Roman style spicy marinara pizza with an extra heaping of burrata. Come back to relish the gnocchi with rock shrimp and the raddicchio & stracchino lasagna. Communal style seating…

Nombe Japanese

Prefer to eat late, but you want to avoid burritos and slices of pizza? Experience Nombe—an izikaya joint in the heart of the Mission. The fish of the day specials on the chalkboard are actually written in chalk, which means that it is updated daily. The catch is primarily locally-sourced, with a few specials from…

Xinh Bistro Lounge Vietnamese

Tucked in a clandestine corner of the City, Xinh Bistro Lounge is perfect for a break-up-the-routine lunch featuring contemporary Vietnamese. Their delicious staples include the crispy imperial rolls, meatball pho, roasted five-spice chicken, beef carpaccio, shaken beef, minced gator lettuce wraps (ok, and maybe a few not-so-traditional options)…

Smugglers Cove Tiki Bar

Rum is the new whisky. And you have a new hideout.

Starting this evening, escape to the Smuggler’s Cove and masquerade as a Caribbean castaway… even just for one night. This tri-level tiki bar features cascading waterfalls, whaling harpoons, and even a ship’s wheel—an original from Trader Vic’s, the iconic spot which concocted the first ever mai tai…

The Republic

Where are you going to watch the Big Game?


Bear fans will hit up The Republic–the glimmering-new Marina sports bar featuring 12 big screen HD-TVs including an 82 inch “I-might-never-see-a-game-live-again” TV. (Where Stanford fans will go? They’ll be at the stadium… all 37 of them.) The bar staples include wok-tossed Buffalo chicken wings, Dungeness crab jalapeƱo poppers, onion rings with some kickin’ tamarind chile…