Spacious Outdoor Patios in San Francisco


In my latest article for The Bold Italic, published July 17, 2020. I cover 5 standout restaurants doing right by outdoor dining, whether with longstanding patios and rooftops or new gardens, converted parking lots and beer gardens:

—The Vault Garden (New American, Cocktails; FiDi)
—Seven Stills (New American, Elevated Pub Food, Cocktails & Beer Garden; Potrero Hill/Design District)
—Scoma’s (Seafood, SF Classic; Fisherman’s Wharf)
—Charmaine’s (New American, Rooftop Cocktails; Mid-Market)
—Foreign Cinema (New American; Mission)

The Vault Garden
Charmaine’s Japanese breakfast