5 New Bay Area Restaurants Worth Visiting: November 2021

Truss at Four Season Calistoga cocktails

Published November 30, 2021, in my The Bold Italic column and weekly restaurant reviews… from kosher Israeli takeout to a new Korean grocer, these five new restaurants are worth dining at now (I’ve vetted, visited or ordered from every restaurant reviewed here):


Notable Newcomers
— Cozy New Restaurant Inside a Beer Store: Family Name, SoMa
 Sunny Oaxacan Neighborhood Destination: Donaji, Mission District
— Korean Drinking Food Grocery: The Korner Store, Mission District
— Halal/Kosher Middle Eastern Gives Back: Hummus Bodega, SoMa/Inner Richmond
— Calistoga’s New Food Destination: TRUSS at Four Seasons Resort Napa Valley 

Family Name makrut lime brownie


Truss at Four Season Calistoga duck


The Korner Store SF soju cocktails and soju


Hummus Bodega Explodin’ Eggplant