New Service, Including Brunch at Picnic on Third and Birba, Plow News, Happy Hour at Myriad


The interior at Picnic on Third. Photo courtesy Picnic on Third.

~PICNIC ON THIRD~ has been doing a booming lunch business since opening nine months ago and are now adding Sunday brunch to their repertoire. The brunch menu offers seasonal plates that will rotate frequently, including a chile-braised pork with polenta, collard greens, and poached eggs, and multigrain pancakes with spiced fruit and cultured butter. The brunch menu is right here (along with pictures), and you’ll also find smaller items like banana hazelnut bread and a daily soup. They are serving Contraband coffee, as well as Jittery John’s cold brew on nitro.

There’s also a great Gilt deal right now that gets you brunch for two at Picnic on Third for $25 (upgrade to mimosas for $38). When you invite a friend and sign up, you’ll get $25 off your first deal, which means free brunch! Just be sure to use this link and get the deal right here. Brunch hours are Sunday 10am-2pm, Saturday may be coming soon. 493 3rd St. at Bryant, 415-590-7121.

Hayes Valley wine bar ~BIRBA~ is now serving Sunday brunch, Hoodline reports. The compact, seasonal menu includes scrambled eggs on toast with corn and cheddar, and pancakes with nectarines. Brunch is served 11am-3pm. 458 Grove St. at Octavia, 415-519-5099.

Starting next Monday September 21st, the day before their fifth birthday, breakfast and brunch mainstay ~PLOW~ will be open Mondays, meaning they will now be open seven days a week. Hours are Mon-Fri 7am-2pm, Sat-Sun 8am-2pm.

Newly opened Mission restaurant ~MYRIAD GASTRO PUB~ has started happy hour Sunday through Thursday from 5pm to 6:30pm. They’ve got $5 wine, $5 beer, and $5 snacks, which keeps the math nice and simple. 2491 Mission St. at 21st St., 415-525-4335.