Yeah, we know, chains are so not San Francisco. But there's something about Fogo de Chão, the Brazilian churrascaria imported straight from São Paulo, that sort of surpasses a chain's chains and infuses itself into a city's culture. Take it from these photos of the new SoMa location's opening night: San Franciscans are loco for Fogo. If you've never been, these are the 10 things you need to know before you go, most importantly that chefs roam the dining room with 18 varieties of meat for you to choose from. At $60 a person, it's an unlimited experience that stops only when you signal the servers with a card that's green on one side to bring the meat on, and red on the other to stop the onslaught. Take a look above at what it's like inside the meat mecca.
A Closer Look at All of Fogo de Chão's Meaty Madness
Never forget: green means go.