Telling many San Franciscans that a loved one has moved to the Sunset District can feel like telling them they’ve wrapped their car around a telephone pole. They might say that the huge neighborhood (about 4.5 square miles and home to more than 88,000 people – about 10 percent of the city’s population) is just too far away from the rest of the city, or that there’s nothing to do in those massive stretches of houses and avenues. It’s a sign, they’ll say, that this loved one is now boring.
These well-intentioned people, only looking out for one’s ability to get good food and have a tasty drink, are wrong. The former expanse of dunes became a community of Irish and Asian American families, a final destination for surfers around the world, and, slowly, a veritable buried treasure of places to eat and drink. These 22 businesses will prove to any misguided eaters and drinkers that the fantastic and unsung shops in San Francisco lie on the west side of the city like so many diamonds in the sand.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More