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  • 123 Bolinas $$

    Cuisine: New American, Wine Bar

    Neighborhood: Fairfax

    123 Bolinas Rd. Fairfax, CA 94930   415-488-5123

    www.123bolinas.com

    Finally a sustainable, organic, local wine bar in Fairfax. "From crunch to hip, as easy as 1, 2, 3" says the Marin Independent Journal.

  • 1300 on Fillmore $$$

    Cuisine: Soul Food

    Neighborhood: Fillmore

    1300 Fillmore St. San Francisco, CA 94115   415-771-7100

    www.1300fillmore.com

    1300 on Fillmore in San Francisco’s Fillmore Jazz Preservation District exudes the warmth and sophistication of Ella Fitzgerald singing “Let’s Fall in Love.”

  • 15 Romolo $

    Cuisine: American

    Neighborhood: North Beach

    15 Romolo Pl San Francisco, CA 94133   415-398-1359

    www.15romolo.com

    SF Weekly calls the brunch here a “well-kept secret.” Not anymore.

  • 54 Mint $$

    Cuisine: Italian

    Neighborhood: SOMA

    16 Mint Plaza San Francisco, CA 94103   415-543-5100

    www.54mint.com

    Patricia Unterman of the San Francisco Examiner gushes “Impeccable Italian fare, service to match” at this modern Italian gem hiding behind the old mint building.

  • A16 $$$

    Cuisine: Italian

    Neighborhood: Marina

    2355 Chestnut St. San Francisco, CA 94123   415-771-2216

    a16sf.com/

    Just like the A16 highway in Naples, our own A16—the restaurant—can get pretty busy at rush hour, starting with the tiny bar after 5 PM.

  • Aliment $$$

    Cuisine: American

    Neighborhood: Nob Hill

    786 Bush St. San Francisco, CA 94108   415-829-2737

    alimentsf.com

    With jazzy grooves, a lively wine bar, and bountiful plates just right for sharing—and all of this a mere hop and a skip away from Union Square—this cozy 49-seat haven of comfort food could very well be your new hangout.

  • American Eatery $$

    Cuisine: American

    Neighborhood: Embarcadero

    1 Ferry Plaza, Shop #33 San Francisco, CA 94111   415-391-0420

    prmeatco.com/american-eatery/

    Serious Eats raves about french fries cooked in beef tallow, calling them “deeply satisfying.” Order up!

  • Aperto $$

    Cuisine: Italian

    Neighborhood: Portrero Hill

    1434 18th St. San Francsico, CA 94107   415-252-1625‎

    www.apertosf.com

    King of the hill

  • Baby Blues BBQ $$

    Cuisine: Barbeque, Southern

    Neighborhood: Bernal Heights

    3149 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94110   415-896-4250

    www.babybluessf.com

    The San Francisco Bay Guardian calls the BBQ here “impressive.” If only we could stop licking our fingers long enough to agree

  • Barbacco Eno Trattoria $$$

    Cuisine: Italian

    Neighborhood: Financial District

    220 California St. San Francisco, CA 94111   415-955-1919; 415-955-1960 (take out)

    www.barbaccosf.com

    Sleek and urbane space, crowd and food.


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