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Ike’s in Rockridge
Ike’s in Rockridge
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Redditors discuss their favorite SF spots

When a Warriors player asks for restaurant recommendations, Reddit answers the call. Kevin Durant took to the crowdsourcing site and asked Warriors fans what places he should check out as someone new to the area. The top suggestions included Ike’s Sandwiches, Delfina, La Taqueria, Belly, Gorilla Barbeque, and Philz Coffee.

There’s a new FiDi takeout window serving uni and raw fish

A look at the Grubbie’s menu
A look at the Grubbie’s menu
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The Financial District has a new takeout window called Grubbie’s at 303 Sacramento St., and it’s selling some pretty pricey items. Specifically, chirashi (rice bowl with raw fish) is on the menu, and there are some options in the $15 to $20 range, but there is also $200 uni on the menu. It’s open weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., but often sells out early, Hoodline reports.

Michael Bauer is the subject of another magazine article

Yet another writer has taken on the topic of Chron critic Michael Bauer. This time it was Sarah Henry for Edible SF, who wrote a lengthy look at Bauer’s processes and the art of criticism in general. You can check it out here.

Pinkie’s Bakery shuts down completely

Following the shut down of Pinkie’s SoMa location, its Bernal Heights store is sadly following suit. According to owner Cheryl Storms, “Basically it is taking Pinkie’s on Cortland down with it,” Bernalwood reports. The bakery is officially closed, and Storms plans to focus on her family and consulting projects.

Black Horse needs $140,000 to stay open

Black Horse London Pub, the city’s smallest bar, located on Union Street, is in trouble. Owner James King made some unfortunate business decisions, and leveraged the bar in the process. Now, he needs $140,000 by February in order to stay open, and has taken to GoFundMe for help.

Preview Ina’s latest cookbook

Food Network queen Ina Garten has a new cookbook and show out, both titled “Cooking for Jeffrey.” Eater has the preview on both, which you can check out here.