Though it happens every year, San Francisco always seems surprised when cold and rainy weather rolls in. It’s tempting to stay home, huddled in front of a space heater or to leave the city entirely — perhaps things will be more temperate in Marin County or Napa Valley?
Another option is to warm yourself up by drinking and dining somewhere warm and cozy. And what’s cozier than a big, roaring fireplace? The 17 restaurants and bars on this list are all heavy on the hearth, and also boast menus that make leaving home worthwhile.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More