Off Menu is our tribute to the service industry. It’s where we cover restaurant openings and bar closings, industry rumors and inside dirt. It’s where we cheer on our favorite chefs, servers, and nightlife superheroes. And the best part is, it comes from those of us that live that life,
If you are walking down Divisadero and feeling a bit swanky one sunny afternoon, stop into Bar Crudo for some awesome Happy Hour specials between 5 -6:30 pm Tuesdays through Sundays (closed Mondays). Pickle your fancy with some $1 oysters and mussels. While the oysters are a bit on the
One of the supposed perks to living in a port city is that comestible sea creatures are supposed to be not only plentiful, but also cheaper than you would get inland. Growing up near Morro Bay, down the coast, I remember this being the case but in San Francisco not so much. As a matter
Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....
With Valentine’s day coming up, we really want to give you as many opportunities as possible to dine on some aphrodisiacs. So if you can’t make it down to the Embarcadero for $1 Oysters at Waterbar, we might suggest a more homely neighborhood location for shellfish: Bar Crudo on Divisadero
Fisherman’s Wharf gets a bad rap. It really does. True, it is the tourist destination from hell — swarms of fanny-packed, camera-laden foreigners from such far-away lands as Michigan and Ohio with way-too-loud children and no desire to tip at any food establishment — but it’s definitely a San Francisco
The salty and fishy smell in the air starts to get to your head after a full, or even partial, day at the beach. So it’s only natural to crave (and appropriate to an almost cliche level) to crave fish and chips when you’re near an ocean. The problem is,