5 SF Rooftops for Dining & Drink

My dining reviews for The Bold Italic (TBI): published September 17, 2021.

El Techo feast

From a brand new pizza/pasta destination to a longtime Mexican favorite, five standout rooftops for dining and drink around San Francisco. I’ve vetted, visited or ordered from every restaurant reviewed here:


Reviewed this article:
Fiorella Sunset (Inner Sunset) brand new opening
Dirty Habit (Downtown) movie nights for cause
Charmaine’s (Civic Center) live music, DJs, brunch, nightlife
El Techo (Mission District) Mexican rooftop party
25 Lusk (SoMa) all day eats & downstairs Traveler menu

My TBI restaurant reviews:
New Modern Filipino Destination, Abacá, From Chef Francis Ang & Bartender Kevin Diedrich (Filipino)
25 Lusk Traveler Menus (Mexican)
— Warung Siska, Redwood City (Indonesian)

Rooftop25 at 25 Lusk


Dirty Habit’s Indigo Waves cocktail: vodka, coconut, lavender, vanilla, lime, butterfly pea flower


Charmaine’s at the Proper Hotel