Spire Now Serving Dinner; New Weekend Brunch at Mexico DF

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Spire photo by Andrew Ho.

Since ~SPIRE RESTAURANT & BAR~’s liquor license came through, dinner service has now been added. Starters include poached diver scallop ($14) with sweet corn succotash and green chili butter; and roasted pork belly and smoked hog jowls ($11) with collard greens and sweet corn bread; mains include Serrano-wrapped rabbit saddle ($25) with charred dates, baby turnips, globe carrots, and saba dressing; and half a junior Rocky chicken ($18) with savory mushroom bread pudding and garlic haricot verts. Dinner service is Tue-Sat 5:30pm-10pm (until 11pm Fri-Sat). Oh, and happy hour is Mon-Fri 4:30pm-7pm. 685 3rd St. at Townsend, 415-947-0000.

Also in SoMa, ~MEXICO DF~ is starting a brunch buffet every weekend. For $15 per person ($8 for kids under 12), there will be 12 different options, including: Swiss enchiladas, chicken mole, chilaquiles, huevos rancheros, and more. (An à la carte menu is available upon request.) You can also take your pick of bottomless mimosas for $8, or stick with $16 pitchers of micheladas. Brunch starts Saturday August 7th, and will run Sat-Sun 9am-3pm.139 Steuart St. at Mission, 415-808-1048.