New Delhi Restaurant

How Five San Francisco Restaurants Have Survived Decades of Ups and Downs

November 13, 2023

The chefs and owners behind five long-running San Francisco restaurants share their tips for success and most valuable lessons learned


Unexpected allyship: How a California church became “the midwife of the modern LGBTQ movement”

October 17, 2023

Before the Stonewall Riots, there was the Vanguard Sweep. And it all started at the Glide Memorial Church...

Sam's Burgers

San Francisco Burger Joint Loved by Anthony Bourdain Is Expanding

October 11, 2023

A longtime North Beach eatery is preparing to double down on the neighborhood.

Sai's Restaurant and Bar

This 40-Year-Old, Aaron Peskin-Approved Vietnamese Restaurant Reopens Near San Francisco’s Chinatown

October 3, 2023

Sai's Restaurant found a new home where North Beach and Chinatown meet.

Sam Wo Restaurant

This Family Owns a Century-Old San Francisco Chinese Restaurant. Now They’re Saying Goodbye

September 24, 2023

Sam Wo’s owners hope new investors can revive the Chinatown institution.

Mitchell's Ice Cream

San Francisco’s Señor Sisig and Mitchell’s Ice Cream To Collaborate

September 22, 2023

The new flavor will begin rolling out on Oct. 1.

Café International

Couple marry at San Francisco Cafe International; Landmark site reopens following crime shutdown

September 10, 2023

A Bay Area couple chose the cafe they met at in San Francisco as the site for their wedding, a landmark location that is recovering after shutting down because of crime.

Mitchell's Ice Cream

San Francisco Recognizes Mitchell’s Ice Cream, in Business for Seven Decades

September 8, 2023

The same family still owns the business.

Mario's Bohemian Cigar Store Cafe

Mario’s Bohemian Cigar Store Café Is Vintage San Francisco at Its Best

September 6, 2023

The city has honored the North Beach business, in operation since 1971, with legacy status.

Mon Sing Noodle Company

The Noodles From This 91-Year-Old San Francisco Factory Are the Secret of Many Top Chefs

September 1, 2023

The Mon Sing Noodle Company in Bayview even has a registered trademark for one of its signature noodles.

Blue Danube Coffee House

Legacy Business Blue Danube Serves Up ‘Cups of Good Feelings’

September 1, 2023

Nestled on the corner of Clement and Fourth Street, the Blue Danube Coffee House beckons people in with its brightly colored paint job and flowering parklet. In contrast, the interior is the defini…

Guerra Quality Meats

This Outer Sunset Italian Market Is Still Keeping the Neighborhood Fed After Almost 70 Years

August 25, 2023

Guerra Quality Meats is a local institution — and San Francisco Legacy Business — for good reason

Yasukochi's Sweet Stop

Popular pastry shop in San Francisco's Japantown enjoys post-pandemic uptick in business

August 24, 2023

Some businesses in San Francisco's Japantown say they have noticed an increase in sales this year as the city reports it is one of many neighborhoods trending upwards in revenue so far in 2023 compared to before the pandemic.

Pacific Café

Legacy Business Pacific Cafe Nears Half-Century Mark

August 3, 2023

From its orange pendant lights to the old-timey wall decor, the Pacific Cafe is a testament to the Outer Richmond neighborhood of the 1970s. The seafood restaurant has stayed almost unchanged throu…