Here’s Where Sai’s Vietnamese Restaurant Is Headed After Leaving the FiDi
It was unclear if Sai’s Vietnamese would make the leap to a new lease. Now, the family-run business will move to 42 Columbus Avenue.
Ocean Cyclery: The Neighborhood Bike Shop That Does It All
Through meticulous bike repairs and services, the Ingleside mainstay has upheld the city’s biking culture. Here’s the Legacy Business’s story.
One of SF’s Oldest Italian Eateries Prepares To Pass the Torch
Who will take over Tommaso’s Ristorante Italiano in North Beach?
The Mission’s La Mejor Bakery earns Legacy Business title
This year, La Mejor bakery celebrates 30 years of serving pan dulce in the Mission and is now recognized by the city as a Legacy Business. Its owner,
Peek Inside This SF Boutique Selling Taxidermy, Butterflies and Bones
You'll find oddities like a fetal sloth within Paxton Gate’s four walls.
Buena Vista Cafe and the Irish coffee of legend
The pandemic slowed Buena Vista down mightily, but they’ve roared to full throttle now, with the bartenders making many Irish coffees.
From Prohibition-Era Laundry to Kamala Harris Hangout, SF Recognizes This Historic Bar
The local watering hole has one of the oldest neon signs in the neighborhood.
One of Anthony Bourdain’s Favorite SF Bars Recognized by Historic Preservation Committee
This divey Chinatown watering hole has been beloved by tourists and locals alike for 56 years.
San Francisco's Pop’s sparks debate over the term 'dive bar'
"It’s impossible to unequivocally define what a dive bar is."
San Francisco's newest celebrity chef Kathy Fang represents Chinese cuisine on reality show
A local chef with roots in San Francisco's Chinatown is enjoying a higher profile these days thanks to a her starring turn in a new reality show.
The Little Known Queer History of San Francisco's Uptown
We began a tradition of bowing to each other. Back when I started working Monday comedy nights at the Rite Spot, it became a regular habit to stop off at the Uptown on my way via the train from Oakland. Like many long time bartenders, my morning is primarily spent
How San Francisco's middle-class dive bar Zeitgeist has survived for 4 decades
This Mission mainstay's notoriously grumpy bar staff smile more these days.
Faxon Garage Keeps Customers Coming Back With Quality Care
The staff take pride in every repair made.
The Condor becomes San Francisco's first legacy strip club business
Since 1958, the North Beach club has pushed entertainment boundaries.
San Francisco store sees surge in interest for 'White Lotus' ceramic heads
The beautiful, haunting noggins feature heavily in the second season.
This Chinatown Dive Bar Is Famous for Its Mai Tai. That’s Why It Trademarked the Secret Recipe.
The owners of legendary Chinatown dive Li Po Lounge aren’t giving up the secret recipe for the Chinese Mai Tai