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  1. Beer Me
    Exclusive: Hopwater Distribution, a Craft Beer Bar, Opening This Summer on LowerIt’s a new project from part of the team behind Dogpatch Saloon.
  2. Previews
    Coqueta Opening Saturday, April 13, on Pier 5Also, we’ve got the menu now.
  3. Closings
    Kok Bar Closes in SoMa to Make Way for DriftwoodIt will go from gay bar to cocktail bar, complete with possible fireplace.
  4. Beer Me
    Beer Hall Is Slated for Early Summer Opening on Mid-MarketIt’s another urban taproom joining the wave.
  5. Menus
    Marlowe Team Testing Out Dishes for The Cavalier at Sunday DinnersThe first one is April 7.
  6. Sweet Beat
    An Update on Michelle Polzine’s 20th Century Café, Due Later ThisIt’s now looking like late spring.
  7. Booze You Can Use
    One Man Determined to Bring Good Mead to the Bay AreaThe Mead Kitchen is launching in Berkeley next month.
  8. Previews
    Coqueta Opening Later This Month (Probably)This is “if all goes according to plan.”
  9. Openings
    Exclusive: Heyday, a New Downtown Lunch Spot, Opens Monday on Spear StreetThey’ve got a Chez Panisse Cafe alum at the helm, doing seasonal salads and sandwiches in a fast-casual vein.
  10. Previews
    Crab Yard Takes La Rose Bistro Spot in BerkeleyIt’s at 2037 Shattuck, next to the Berkeley campus.
  11. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Working Hard to Win Over the Castro, Move Into Former Home RestaurantThere are now competing petitions, for and against the chain, and the Planning Commission hearing is still a couple months off.
  12. Previews
    Kama Sushi Expands to the SunsetThis would be their third location in town.
  13. Previews
    Preview the Menu at 1760 at an April Dinner With the Acquerello TeamThe casual spinoff of Acquerello is due for a spring debut.
  14. Previews
    Seaglass Restaurant, at the New Exploratorium, Arrives April 17Loretta Keller is behind the restaurant at the newly relocated museum.
  15. Previews
    Osso Steakhouse, From the Dal Bozzo Clan, Getting Close on Nob HillThe new restaurant is going to be mighty similar to Boboquivari’s.
  16. Previews
    Trattoria da Vittorio, a New Pizza Spot, Headed for West PortalIt’s taking over the former Cafe for All Seasons.
  17. Beer Me
    More About the Upcoming Magnolia Brewery in DogpatchIt’s due to open by early summer.
  18. Truckin'
    The Boneyard, a New BBQ Truck, Arriving SoonThey’re hoping to debut at Off the Grid and the SoMa StrEat Food Park.
  19. The Chain Gang
    BurgerFi to Open First West Coast Location in NapaYes, there will be many upscale burgers in our midst.
  20. Neighborhood Watch
    Jones Gets New Food, and a New Chef; Mission Picnic On Its WayAlso, Jersey’s on 6th is closed.
  21. Rumor Mill
    Italian Spot Taking Over Former Hama-Ko Space?We’ll bring your more details when we get them.
  22. Previews
    Michael Chiarello Names His Chef de Cuisine for CoquetaThe celeb chef has named Bottega alum Ryan McIlwraith to the post.
  23. Beer Me
    Exclusive: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Opening a Taproom in BerkeleyAnd there will be food.
  24. Neighborhood Watch
    Sqwers (?) Coming to the Richmond; Saint Frank Brings More Coffee to RussianAlso, Duende is using their ‘bodega’ for dinner seating.
  25. Previews
    First Look at 1601 Bar & Kitchen, Opening Shortly in SoMaIt could be softly open by this weekend.
  26. Coffee Talk
    Linea Caffe Coming to the Former Mission Burger Space at Duc LoiIt’s going to host two new pop-up ventures from Anthony Myint, GreenSalads and Lt. Waffle.
  27. Nightlife
    Former Rrazz Room to Become S.F. Branch of Feinstein’sThe upscale NY cabaret should be competing directly with the new incarnation of the Rrazz.
  28. Previews
    Mission Public Project Shifts Over to 14th StreetOwner Anthony Shuton is a first-time restaurateur.
  29. Previews
    Kingston 11, a Jamaican Jerk Spot, Headed to Uptown OaklandIt’s been a pop-up, and it’s going perm.
  30. Previews
    Tribune Tavern Arriving April 10 in OaklandWe have some menu details now too.
  31. Neighborhood Watch
    More Coffee Coming to Divis; Neighbors Still Up In Arms Over Woodhouse Coming toAlso, 24th Street is ‘evolving.’
  32. Menus
    Here’s the Bar Menu for The Chapel, Which Remains Half-OpenThey’re serving food, FYI.
  33. Previews
    What to Eat and Drink at Steins Beer Garden, Arriving in Mountain View ThisIt opens March 28.
  34. Previews
    Padrecito Opening as Soon as This Weekend in Cole ValleyAnd we have the cocktail menu.
  35. The Chain Gang
    Smashburger Coming to Potrero Safeway Plaza, Also Mill ValleyThe Denver-based company is on an aggressive growth track.
  36. Previews
    Ken Friedman Talks Tosca, Finding the Perfect BartenderThe place will have real leather banquettes (not the pleather ones there now), and an Italian-focused menu.
  37. Previews
    First Look at Hard Water, Opening March 14Charles Phan’s other new project, besides South at SFJAZZ, is also New Orleans-themed.
  38. Groceries
    An Update on Local Mission Market, Due This SummerIt’s coming to Harrison near 23rd.
  39. Previews
    Flour + Co. Bakery Opening in One Month in Lower Nob HillBaker Emily Day used to be director of operations for La Boulange.
  40. Beer Me
    Cellarmaker Brewing Company Coming to SoMa This SummerIt’s a new brewery and tap room from two guys who previously worked at Marin Brewing Company.
  41. Previews
    Partake Opening in Healdsburg, Featuring Cabernet FriesIt’s being dubbed an ‘un-tasting room.’
  42. Neighborhood Watch
    What Won’t People Do to Get In to Outerlands?; Previewing The Company Bar &
  43. Empire Building
    Charles Phan’s Hard Water Opening on Pier 3 March 14 [Updated]Looks to be around March 9.
  44. Sweet Beat
    Get Your Last Pastry Preview of 20th Century Café This SundayMichelle Polzine’s new bakery-cafe is set to open in April.
  45. Previews
    Juhu Beach Club Opens for Dinner Friday in OaklandIt won’t be opening for lunch, as previously reported.
  46. Previews
    20 Spot Almost Ready to Open in the MissionIt’s a wine bar, sort of.
  47. Neighborhood Watch
    Heartbaker Coming to the Richmond; Ramen Shop Hosts Meatpaper PartyAlso, Smitten Ice Cream needs a new name for their ice cream machine.
  48. Previews
    Canneti Roadhouse Opens Next Week in ForestvilleIt’s a new project from chef Francesco Torre, formerly of Sausalito’s Fish.
  49. Previews
    La Urbana, a New ‘Mezcaleria,’ Headed for DivisaderoIt was only a matter of time for this prominent piece of corner real estate.
  50. Previews
    Peek at What James Syhabout Has Planned for Box & BellsTwo new pop-up previews are now planned.
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