Magnolia Brewing Co. and BBQ (Dogpatch)
Local beer guru Dave McLean readies a leviathan brewery, complete with a barbecue restaurant helmed by Namu Gaji’s Dennis Lee.
ETA : They're saying "May" is optimistic
2505 3rd St. (at 22nd St.)
S + R Lounge (SoMa)
The Park Tavern ladies, Anna Weinberg and chef Jenn Puccio, run the new lobby bar at Viceroy’s latest: Hotel Zetta. Retro party finger foods, like pigs in a blanket, pair with the cocktails.
ETA : Late April
55 5th St. (near Market St.)
Tribune Tavern (Downtown Oakland)
The Chop Bar guys’ new bar-centric spot sits in the old Oakland Tribune building. Linden Street Brewery’s cask beers meet Huw Thornton’s menu of meat-heavy affordable comfort food.
ETA : April 10—as in open now!
401 13th St. (at Franklin St.)
Originally published in the April 2013 issue of San Francisco.