After reopening last month, Magnolia Dogpatch is ready to unveil a new brunch menu this weekend. Starting Saturday, you can snag a morning beer with dishes such as a croque madame on sourdough or eggs benedict with ham hock, braised greens, and herb hollandaise on biscuits. (Check out the full brunch menu below), Then, starting Monday, October 23, Magnolia will also begin weekday lunch service, followed by a new happy hour option, featuring $25 pitchers, discounted bites, and $1 off all house beer and wine on tap. Brunch will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends, lunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, and happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. daily.
Your favorite restaurant can win a Saucy Award
The Golden Gate Restaurant Association may have already announced nominees for the third annual Saucy Awards, but you — yes, you! — can get in on the action, too. You can nominate your favorite restaurant now for the People’s Choice Award, before the nomination period closes on November 1.
Another new option for Sunday brunch
Lakeside recently got a new spot for Mexican-American brunch in Lucho’s, located at 2675 Ocean Avenue. The menu offers a mix of typically Californian dishes, like avocado toasted topped with a poached egg, and Mexican flavors, a la omelets with cochinita pibil.
Shabu shabu in the Mission
Burlingame-based mini chain Shabu House has opened its third SF location in a prime spot at 1050 Valencia Street. Shabu House specializes in the Japanese style of hot pot, with meats shaved to order and all-you-can-eat deals.
Omakase in the Lower Haight
A new sushi restaurant, Kibatsu, has opened in the former Lodge on Haight space, at 400 Haight Street. The interior has been transformed with dark blue paint, wood paneling, and private dining nooks.
Galeto eyes expansion
Oakland’s Brazilian steakhouse Galeto is set to expand beyond the Bay Area for the first time. Eli Nascimento will be bringing Galeto restaurants to Chandler, Arizona and Alpharetta, Georgia by early 2019.