Kitchen Story is one of the best spots in the city for bottomless brunch, but it’s worth noting that they also have a delicious burger at dinner. In any case, the millionaire’s bacon - “dusted” with brown sugar, pepper, and cayenne - will make you reconsider all other bacon. Go with friends, sit outside, and don’t complain about the wait.
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The plates at this new tapas bar are hit or miss. But Beso has serious potential. If they'd just dim the lights.
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Berkeley’s Top Dog is an institution: an anarchist hole-in-the-wall that serves incredible hot dogs late into the night.
Zuni Cafe in the Civic Center is still an icon, and it sits firmly at the top of our list of favorite restaurants in this town.
RT Rotisserie, with a short menu starring roast chicken and cauliflower, is our new favorite spot for a casual dinner in Hayes Valley.
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