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A party in your mouth

TABLEHOPPER We have a month of food-related parties for you, including two oyster shindigs, two big street parties, and a Filipino fest!

Sailing through

THE WEEKNIGHTER: Beer (and some surprising neighborhood feeling) flows freely at Southern Pacific Brewing.

Finger lickin’ good

TABLEHOPPING Fresh seafood, fried chicken, authentic bruschetta, and Eat Drink SF will all inspire overeating this week.

Foaming at the mouth

THE WEEKNIGHTER: Mad Dog is used to having stark, raving lunatics, in colorful garb, wasted there in the middle of the day. Thankfully.

Hot date

TABLEHOPPING A unique intersection of art and food at curATE, and two ideas for date night in Russian Hill

I want to believe

THE WEEKNIGHTER "Forecast for Tonight: Alcohol. Low Standards and Bad Decisions."

Oui, oui

TABLEHOPPING Monsieur Benjamin brings late-night bistro action to Hayes Valley, plus a "newish" Jewish deli opens.

The mayor of tiki

THE WEEKNIGHTER: Laughing with strangers -- and trying not to black out -- at Trad'r Sam

Japanese dreams

TABLEHOPPING Downtown workers, here's your new lunch spot. Sushi lovers, lock Pabu on your radar.

The warm-up

THE WEEKNIGHTER: Fanning hometown flames at Fireside Bar

Belly rub

TABLEHOPPING: Burgers for your belly from Big Chef Tom, Chubby Noodle #2, and a bunch of great brunches

On the hoof

THE WEEKNIGHTER: How many people can you fit in the Black Horse Pub? (We're serious.)

Get Baked

TABLEHOPPING A destination-worthy bakery, a butcher shop and restaurant rolled into one, and third-wave tea.

Who moved my cheese?

THE WEEKNIGHTER: Roar and whimper, Lion Pub's seen plenty of change


TABLEHOPPING World Cup is ON, and here are some fun spots where you can watch the games (and eat and drink, too).

Fogged in

THE WEEKNIGHTER Brave summer souls take to Jones' expansive patio

Let’s do lunch

TABLEHOPPING You'll want to add Aveline to your dining to-do list — and check out all these new options for lunch!

Secret passages

THE WEEKNIGHTER Through the back door at Bourbon & Branch

Hungry, thirsty

TABLEHOPPING Red Dog trots into SoMa, Chino wants to party in the Mission, Dine About Town hits the streets, and Uno Dos Tacos comes patio-ready.

The treat sheet

67 delicious (and cheap!) pleasures of summer -- for under $10

Ooh la la!

TABLEHOPPING The firehose of new openings continues, and we have some good-looking spots for you to check out, stat.

No web jukes

THE WEEKNIGHTER Exploring limits at quintessential Castro neighborhood bar Last Call

Domo arigato

TABLEHOPPING A new sushi spot you'll want to check out, more vittles in Hayes Valley, and a British addition to the Mission.

Missing Indie Mart

THE WEEKNIGHTER Indie rock, whimsy and tasty bahn mi at Thee Parkside.