Valentine’s Day is the most fraught of dining holidays, a day when romance is not merely encouraged but mandatory. Here’s a handful of restaurants open late on Valentine’s Day that go beyond the predictable prix-fixe.
There’s a reason chocolate is a traditional romantic gift. When you eat it, your body releases oxytocin (no, not oxycontin), the same hormone that’s released when you form the bond of friendship, hug someone – or have sex. Beyond enhancing intimacy, in men specifically it’s been found to encourage monogamy, so if you’re aiming to land that man, bust out the bonbons.
San Francisco has always been a brunchy town, with people queuing up for their weekly dose of omelets and mimosas. Here’s a few favorite spots that go above and beyond the obvious eggs and pancakes, and puts their particular stamp on comfort food.
Plenty of restaurants around town are jumping on the Turkey Day bandwagon and serving forth feasts so you don’t have to dirty a single pan. Whether you’ve got family visiting from out of town, or are just on your own for the day, here are a few of our picks.
Sometimes, your parents are right. And in the service industry, “the customer is always right.” Here’s a recap of the preferred nightlife selections from the April 2013 Best of the Gays readers poll, published in the ‘Bay Area Reporter’ (our parent publication).
In addition to our beloved collection of well-known eateries, there are tons of places off the beaten path –or even not really on the path in the first place– to get a good plate of grub, usually accompanied by a cold beer or a cocktail to wash it all down.
While stopping to provide your body with more substantial fare might sound less fun than nourishing it with repeated rounds of beers and shots, some establishments offer the best of both worlds, all in one place.
Attention, hungry clubbers, bar-goers, and late-night partiers. You’ve been out dancing and drinking the night away when you suddenly realize how empty your stomach is. Worry not: whether you’re in the depths of the Castro, strolling the Mission, or hitting SOMA, there’s plenty of grub within reach of your venue.
Here in The City That Knows How (to go to Bed Early), it can be a challenge to find a good hearty meal after the clubs close. But never fear! There are plenty of nocturnal eateries for you night owls. You just have to know where to look, starting with the Castro standbys.
Welcome to San Francisco, where brunch is not just a meal– it’s a way of life. For one left feeling a bit scrambled from the night before, there’s no better cure than the hometown hangover remedy of sharing the juiciest gossip with friends over a table stacked with coffee, eggs and, well– more booze.
To his fans, adult film star Brandon Lee has been many things over the years. Now, they can add chef to that list. After a few years of working in some of LA’s finest restaurants, Brandon has relocated to San Francisco to open his own catering business.