The establishments below are presented in alphabetical order.
Fog City – Embarcadero
Bruce Hill’s exciting homage to all-American diversity brings a whole new meaning to roasted chicken, burgers and fries.
Recommended dish: The Fog City burger.
Hard Water – Embarcadero
This New Orleans-themed excursion from Slanted Door’s Charles Phan has bay views and a Bourbon bar.
Recommended dish: Braised rabbit.
La Mar Cebicheria Peruana – Embarcadero
Modern Peruvian cuisine and sweeping Bay views distinguish chef Gastón Acurio’s first U.S. restaurant.
Restaurant tip: If you’re overwhelmed by all the choices, make things easy with the Sunday night multi-course prix-fixe dinner.
La Urbana – NoPa
Artisanal mezcal and out-there ingredients inform this artistic urban take on the traditional cantina.
Recommended dish: A menudo featuring braised oxtail, hominy, clams and cabbage tostadas.
Madera – Menlo Park
California rustic meets pastoral luxury at this Menlo Park hot-spot that also boasts an attractive cocktail lounge.
Recommended dish: Potato gnocchi with seasonal vegetables.