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San Francisco

1300 On Fillmore
Chef David Lawrence is English born, with Jamaican roots, he's French trained and Southern inspired. Just so that's clear.
A16
Pizza fans and wine aficionados alike visit A16 in San Francisco’s Marina neighborhood with similar intentions: to enjoy the flavors of Italy’s soulful south.
Absinthe
Brunch to dinner in Parisian bistro style.
Andalu
Andalu is big on flavour and whimsy. Small shared plates encourage interaction with your chums around the dinner table.
Baker and Banker
An actual marriage actually made in heaven for SF gourmands who want to experience locally sourced produce in typically democratic combinations.
Bar Bambino
Hand-made classic Italian pastas are joined by Old World dishes that surprise with modern twists, often reflecting the owner's seeming obsession with Italy's Central European connection.
Bar Crudo
Bar Crudo, found in the NoPa area of San Francisco, is a modern restaurant specialising in seafood, both raw and cooked, with a great beer list.
Bar Tartine
Kind of French, kind of eastern European, kind of depends what's taken the chef's fancy that day. Rest assured though, that dinner will be a relaxing affair and very high quality.
Beretta
Contemporary italian comfort food from fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced from local farmers.
Bix
The ambiance is pure 1930s and ’40s — tasteful art moderne reminiscent of the glory days of Cunard and French Line ships. Trendy is simply not a part of the BIX culture.
Blowfish Sushi
Exciting and unconventional, this is a true submersion into Japanese sushi culture where Anime creates the back drop to your raw fish and asian fusion plates.
Bocadillos
Serving tasty morsels of Spanishy goodness, enjoy these 'little mouths' with your friends and a glass (or three) of an interesting new wine.
Bull Valley Roadhouse
Decorated with daguerreotypes and Victoriana, the Bull Valley Roadhouse offers farm-fresh American cuisine and pre-prohibition cocktails in Porta Costa.
Café de la Presse
When the French want good food, and to catch up with Le Monde in San Francisco, they come to Café de la Presse.
Café Jacqueline
Cafe Jacqueline can be defined as a gorgeous dessert cafe or more specifically, a souffle cafe. 
Café Zoetrope
Part of an artistic concept by Francis Ford Coppola, there's a hearty Italian menu to feed creative types.
Campo Fina
A chic restaurant in Healdsburg, near San Francisco, Campo Fina offers accomplished dishes and a bocce court in its contemporary, yet old world space.
Canteen
Catch
Catch serves fresh, affordable seafood and landfare in a casual, cozy atmosphere. 
Cathead’s BBQ
Serving up lashings of rich and smoky regional American barbecue in San Francisco’s SoMa district, Cathead’s BBQ is a taste of country cookin’ at its best.
Central Kitchen
A popular restaurant in San Francisco’s Mission District, Central Kitchen is another feather in the cap from the minds behind the popular Flour + Water.
Chez Papa Bistrot
The atmosphere is warm, friendly, and boisterous much like the temperament of the people of Provence. The food is simple, unpretentious, and most importantly authentic. 
Chez Spencer
'Elegant yet casual' is the phrase that springs to mind when trying to describe this modern French restaurant.
Coco500
A delicious and diverse menu featuring local seafood, handmade pastas, wood fired pizzas and artisanal meats.
Comal
Found in Berkeley, Comal serves incredible Mexican cuisine and a huge selection of tequilas, mezcals and craft cocktails in its sleek, industrial spaces.
Commonwealth
A sophisticated neighborhood restaurant, not a hushed temple of haute cuisine.
Comstock Saloon
Refined turn-of-the-century saloon fare, doncha know?
Credo
We believe you'll find authentic ingredients, creative preparation and gracious hospitality at this relaxed joint.
Delfina
They have pizza friendly wines. Oh, and pizzas.
Dosa on Fillmore
California elegance and a hefty dose of ambiance for this fresh South Indian restaurant.
Ducca
A refined setting for an upscale American take on North Italian cuisine.
Elite Café
Old school, Prohibition Era-style speakeasy oyster bar.
Epic Roasthouse
They serve meat. Vegetables can be ordered to go with your meat.
Espetus Churrascaria
All you can eat skewered meat. Also, a skewered pineapple.
First Crush
Wines, served with carefully prepared modern American cuisine.
Fish & Farm
We'll give you three guesses what kind of food this place does.
Flour + Water
Flour + Water, found in San Francisco’s Mission District, is an Italian-inspired restaurant offering fresh pasta on its seasonally-changing menus.
Foreign Cinema
Dinner and a movie in one hip place, what's not to like?
Frances
San Fran celebrity chef, Melissa Perello's take on the death of fine dining.
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