While much of the food at The Grove is bland and safe enough to keep your grandmother happy, it’s still a good place to keep in your back pocket for a casual dinner, lunch, or breakfast. The menu is huge and healthy and has something for everyone (although most things here you could probably just make at home).
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Nojo is a great example of our favorite type of restaurant: excellent food and easy to get into.
20th Century Cafe
20th Century Cafe is a sunny corner spot in Hayes Valley with good eastern European food.
Despite the hit-or-miss menu, Little Gem is an amazingly pleasant place to eat in Hayes Valley.
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On average, the best bread bakery in the country can be found at Tartine Bakery in the Mission.
Devil’s Teeth Baking Company
The best morning food we’ve ever consumed, at a little bakery in the Sunset.
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Verve Coffee Roasters
Verve has a very nice space in the Castro and solid coffee and sandwiches too.
When you need a break from your cubicle in the Financial District, take solace in avocado toast or a salad from Mazarine.
Sunday at the Museum
Sunday At The Museum is inside the Asian Art Museum, but it's worth a trip on its own.
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