Shrimp and grits, cornbread, fried chicken, and black-eyed pea fritters: the South has arrived in San Francisco, and while our arteries are fighting it, we’ll show them who’s boss. Get everything we just mentioned, and you’ll be a happy camper. An extremely full one, too.
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Pakwan Indian Restaurant
Pakwan is a simple, inexpensive Pakistani-Indian option very close to Union Square, and it always comes through for us.
Golden Gate Tap Room
The Golden Gate Tap Room is a sports bar in Union Square with multiple levels of TVs, tons of beers on tap, and snacks like potato skins.
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Westwood is a Marina bar that turns into a party every weekend. Ride the mechanical bull at your own risk.
Brown Sugar Kitchen
You’ll want to take your time eating fried chicken and waffles, beignets, and mimosas at Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland.
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