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10 San Francisco restaurants open for outdoor dining now (and what to order)

Al fresco dining in San Francisco Chelsea Davis If you’re dying to dine al fresco, this is the week you’ve been waiting for! Countless San Francisco restaurants are opening for patio dining, and while June isn’t exactly known as a warm month in the city (oh hey, Karl The Fog), most patios will be outfitted […]

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New appetizers from Haus support closed restaurants in San Francisco

There’s a lot of effort right now to support restaurant workers who have closed due to the coronavirus shutdown. One caught my eye: a campaign by Haus, the Sonoma County appetizer producer, called Restaurant Project. I’ve been interested in Haus since it launched a year ago with the kind of instant millennial appeal and venture […]

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Restaurants in San Francisco reopened last week. But, due to the city’s inaction, many could not serve alcohol.

Board vote results are in – see end of story At a time when everyone could have a drink or two, many newly reopened San Francisco restaurants found themselves unable to legally serve alcohol after discovering that San Francisco had not yet filed the necessary paperwork with the State of California. The Mayor of London […]

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Restaurants in San Francisco are open for outdoor dining. Here’s what you need to know

San Francisco’s restaurant industry was taken by surprise when, on Tuesday, Mayor London Breed announced that outdoor dining for the county could begin Friday, June 12. The previously announced date was June 15, and the county’s Department of Public Health (DPH) had yet to issue official guidance on how to reopen safely. Those tips finally […]

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Outdoor dining on the menu at San Francisco restaurants starting Friday

Restaurants in San Francisco will be able to offer sit-down dining starting Friday, three days ahead of schedule, marking the city’s latest step in easing current shelter-in-place restrictions. Since mid-March, restaurants in San Francisco can only offer take-out and delivery service to customers. The Mayor of London Breed announced the expansion on Tuesday, on the […]

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San Francisco restaurants given green light to reopen sit-down restaurants

San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced on Tuesday that restaurants in the city can begin offering sit-down dining service with safety measures in place June 12. The mayor’s office will release an official change to the stay-at-home order later this week along with guidance for restaurants on how to reopen as soon as this Friday. […]