This place in no way resembles a picnic. It’s in SOMA, there are no baskets, and the food is way better than sad pasta salad and soggy sandwiches. Maybe we’re just bad at picnics. The breakfast is good, especially the granola, and the hot lunch options change daily are a nice switch from the unfortunate salad bar you regularly resort to. They do a weekend brunch that is also worth checking out if you’re in the area.
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Dumpling Time in the Design District is a fun stop for dim sum and sake with a group of friends.
Deli Board makes absurd, over-the-top sandwiches that do exactly what you want them to.
21st Amendment Brewery & Restaurant
Head to 21st Amendment Brewery after work or before a game for great beer and solid food.
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RT Rotisserie, with a short menu starring roast chicken and cauliflower, is our new favorite spot for a casual dinner in Hayes Valley.
The Californian-Mediterranean food at Lark in the Castro might be geographically inaccurate, but it tastes pretty great.
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Jane on Fillmore
Food for the Lululemon crowd, and for us too. Jane on Fillmore finely toes the line between healthy and delicious. If only they were open for dinner.
Nourish Cafe is a neighborhood spot in the Inner Richmond that also happens to be good for you.
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