How Five San Francisco Restaurants Have Survived Decades of Ups and Downs
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”
Before the Stonewall Riots, there was the Vanguard Sweep. And it all started at the Glide Memorial Church...
San Francisco Burger Joint Loved by Anthony Bourdain Is Expanding
A longtime North Beach eatery is preparing to double down on the neighborhood.
This 40-Year-Old, Aaron Peskin-Approved Vietnamese Restaurant Reopens Near San Francisco’s Chinatown
Sai's Restaurant found a new home where North Beach and Chinatown meet.
This Family Owns a Century-Old San Francisco Chinese Restaurant. Now They’re Saying Goodbye
Sam Wo’s owners hope new investors can revive the Chinatown institution.
San Francisco’s Señor Sisig and Mitchell’s Ice Cream To Collaborate
The new flavor will begin rolling out on Oct. 1.
Couple marry at San Francisco Cafe International; Landmark site reopens following crime shutdown
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.
San Francisco Recognizes Mitchell’s Ice Cream, in Business for Seven Decades
The same family still owns the business.
Mario’s Bohemian Cigar Store Café Is Vintage San Francisco at Its Best
The city has honored the North Beach business, in operation since 1971, with legacy status.
The Noodles From This 91-Year-Old San Francisco Factory Are the Secret of Many Top Chefs
The Mon Sing Noodle Company in Bayview even has a registered trademark for one of its signature noodles.
Legacy Business Blue Danube Serves Up ‘Cups of Good Feelings’
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…
This Outer Sunset Italian Market Is Still Keeping the Neighborhood Fed After Almost 70 Years
Guerra Quality Meats is a local institution — and San Francisco Legacy Business — for good reason
Popular pastry shop in San Francisco's Japantown enjoys post-pandemic uptick in business
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.
Legacy Business Pacific Cafe Nears Half-Century Mark
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…