Embarcadero

July 26, 2013
The first time I walked into Hard Water, I was like, wait, that’s it? It’s not a large space by any means, but it packs a big wallop, in the form of its absolutely insane whiskey collection. There’s a back...
This rustic-casual outpost at the Ferry Building has a laundry list of lovable qualities (farmers’ market fresh ingredients, meaty items off the rotisserie, seasonal vegetables, Straus Dairy soft-serve ice cream) but the absolute star in my culinary galaxy is the...
As we're segueing into our Indian summer, there's nothing like trying to prolong the warm weather vibe with alfresco dining on ceviches and drinking frothy pisco sours while taking in a view of the bay. Perched on the Embarcadero is...
Let's get this straight right off the bat: ~EPIC ROASTHOUSE~ is not a steakhouse. That's selling it way too short. It's a modern roasthouse, which means you'll be able to get a lot more than steak. In fact, I (almost)...
Photos by Val AtkinsonI get asked this question quite a lot on my tip please service: "Where can I go for a nice view and seafood?" Personally, I've given up on the "dining with a view thing" being worth it,...
Back in my advertising days, I remember being (occasionally) invited to some fabulous vendor lunches--three-hour affairs that made me want to curl up and sleep under my desk once we returned to the agency. It was the mid-nineties, so places...