Eat & Drink
It could be curtains for the last remaining LGBTQ+ bar in the Tenderloin, and it will be without community support. Aunt Charlie’s Lounge at Turk and Taylor Streets prides itself as being the “last queen standing” in what used the be the gayborhood of the Tenderloin, but a June 1
There’s a dirty little secret amongst some servers that aren’t working in their restaurants right now and are collecting unemployment benefits instead. It’s not something that many are willing to openly talk about because they know how their feelings can be interpreted, but it’s there nonetheless: they don’t want to
By now you probably know why it’s important to support local businesses: they provide jobs and keep money in the community instead of it circulating out to support corporate profits and share holders. Plus, they act a genuine expression of local pride and passion while often providing a hub for
SF Mayor London Breed announced a tentative date (June 15th) to allow “Outdoor dining including restaurants and bars with food”. On June 15, the following businesses will be allowed to reopen provided they follow social distancing guidelines. Live sport (without fans), indoor retail, religious services, manufacturing, doctors and dentist offices
If you aren’t allowed to cram yourself into a booth so a server can hand deliver to you plates of never-ending pasta or buffalo wings, then ordering your food to-go is surely just as good, right? Well, no, actually. Be warned: there are some menu items you should 100%, under no circumstances order to-go unless you are prepared to be disappointed.
Yet another major bummer of an announcement. On the heels of the closing of The Stud comes the shutting down of two more bars that I love. I got my start bartending in the Thieves family of bars. I was part of the crew that opened up Dear Mom back
A map of all the slow streets currently implemented (red), along with the ones who will be slow streets soon (Blue), and the streets currently being studied and reviewed for outdoor seating areas for restaurants on the street, parking spots, and sidewalks (Purple).
Goddamnit. This one hurts. The Stud is closing. Goddamnit. First opened in 1966, The Stud has had lived in multiple locations over the past 54 but it’s been in its current location on 9th Street for quite some time now. In fact, it was set to close for good in