Category: Food

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Bandidos Restaurant set to open first week of August

A posting went up on Craigslist last week seeking experienced front of house staff for the new restaurant and tequila bar, Bandidos located in the ground floor retail space at The Century (2200 Market) at 15th and Market. Throughout the posting the restaurant’s owners (Dana Gleim and Jesse Woodward, Hi...

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A battle of two wieners?

If you happen to have walked by the vacant retail space at 4144 18th Street (between Toad Hall and Specs in the City) this past year, you might have seen a sheet of paper posted in the window that read, “Hot dog shop?”. Les Natali owns the space which used...

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Urban Picnic now open in the Castro

We reported a few months back that Urban Picnic (4039 18th Street), a vietnamese restaurant that has a location in the Financial District, was setting up their second location in the old Zadin Restaurant space (also Vietnamese), near 18th and Hartford. The restaurant soft-opened this past week and will have...

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Espresso bar coming to ground floor of ICON building

A building permit was posted today in the window of one of the remaining vacant ground floor retail spaces in the ICON building (2299 Market Street). The permit calls for tenant improvements to suite A including the addition of plumbing fixtures and lighting for a proposed “limited-restaurant / espresso bar.”...

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Castro Urban Picnic signage up

We reported a few months back regarding Urban Picnic coming in to replace Zadin Restaurant (4039 18th Street). It looks like Urban Picnic is just about ready to open their doors. Signage is up above the entrance and on the door. We emailed the owner and he seemed to indicate...

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Castro Cash Mob this Thursday

After some relative success last Thursday with the inaugural Castro Cash Mob, we’re going to do it again, as promised. This time we’re going to change things up a little bit. We’re going to meet up at Harvey Milk Plaza at 6:30PM this Thursday and decide where we want to go...

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REMINDER: Dining Out for Life is tonight!

Tonight is the annual Dining Out for Life fundraising event where local restaurants donate 25% of their sales to the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. San Francisco has hosted Dining Out for Life since 2001. Through community participation it has been able to raise over one million dollars for HIV prevention and care...

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What’s your best/favorite lunch deal in the Castro?

Is this the best lunch deal in the Castro? Post by Castro Biscuit.   $4 for a 5″ sandwich, chips, and a soda is lunch deal that is hard to beat, but maybe one of readers has found something even better? What’s the best vegetarian lunch deal? The best post-workout...