Eat & Drink

30 Jun 2020

How To Behave in a Restaurant During COVID

Congratulations! After spending weeks and weeks in a quarantine lockdown, some restaurants are reopening so you can finally go out and have someone cook your meal, serve it to you, and then clean up when you’re done. You might have to dine outside or maybe the restaurant won’t be at

Bitchy Waiter 2
25 Jun 2020

I Might Be Waiting Tables Again Soon and I’m Nervous

On the last shift I worked in my restaurant, business had already slowed to a trickle with fewer and fewer customers feeling comfortable going out in public, but it was before anything had truly been shutdown. That night, my husband and three of our friends came in to have a

Bitchy Waiter 0
25 Jun 2020

What It’s Like Running an SF Restaurant During COVID

Now that SF eateries are allowed have outdoor dinning again (albeit with very stringent social distancing rules) all staff having to wear face coverings at all times, all menus and amenities like salt and pepper shakers needing to be sanitized after each meal.  It’s not an easy adjustment for the

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
25 Jun 2020

San Francisco Allowing Bars, Museums & Saloons to Reopen Next Week w/ Restrictions

San Francisco is allowing bars, museums & saloons to reopen next week (June 29th) providing they follow new social distancing guidelines.  In case you haven’t noticed, bars that serve food have already begun serving outdoors, like bizarro Zeitgeist for example: Starting Monday, as long as Gavin Newsom and the State

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 1
24 Jun 2020

I Volunteered with the SF-Marin Food Bank and it was Fantastic!

I spent last Wednesday delivering food for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. There are thousands of San Franciscans who can’t leave their homes due to COVID, so the food bank is now delivering tens of thousands of bags full of groceries to those in need.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
22 Jun 2020

#AskChefsAnything: The New Campaign Raising Funds for Immigrant Food Service Workers

As you well know by now, the COVID pandemic absolutely brutalized the food service industry. Everything from restaurants to bars to packaging plants to distribution companies were majorly impacted, many having to shut down. While most people in the United States were able to get some form of government assistance, our

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
22 Jun 2020

The Redemption of Guy Fieri

You don’t need to be a fan of Guy’s TV shows or a former regular at Tex Wasabi’s (RIP) or even one of his three-and-a half million Twitter followers to admire the fact that when there were fires in our community, Guy went and fed evacuated folks. And three months ago, when restaurants all closed, Guy went and raised $22 million dollars to just give to restaurant employees. I was ready to write a “Be nice to Guy, he’s doing good work” piece based on that alone, but an hour of Googling this man led me to a different thesis: Guy Fieri is a goddamn inspiration.

Guest Writer 1
16 Jun 2020

Tenderloin Getting 68 New Trash Cans With Art From Transgender Cultural District Artists

We find what joy we can from the little things as coronavirus has decimated out meetups and gatherings, particularly as we do not have an in-person SF Pride this June. But there will be a gratifying commemoration this June of the Tenderloin’s legacy in the modern-day trans rights movement, and

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0