6 New Restaurants Worth Visiting This Month — February 2022

Mazra San Bruno’s outdoor grilling

Published February 28, 2022, in my The Bold Italic column and weekly restaurant reviews:

These six notable newcomers cover the gamut, from Mexican pizza and Jewish deli pop-ups inside established restaurants, to a food hall nailing cuisine from Africa to the Middle East. Alongside this month’s full restaurant reviews — Good Good Culture Club from Liholiho Yacht Club, Automat from Lazy Bear, Chuck’s Takeaway from Charles Phan, Fort Point Valencia and 6 newcomers cafe & food truck edition — these new restaurants are worth eating at now (as always, I’ve vetted, visited or ordered from every place reviewed here):


Unique Mexican Pizzas: Don Pancho Pizzeria inside La Vaca Birria, Mission
Jewish Deli Launch: Little Red Window
Mortadella Pistachio Pizza: Napizza, Marina
Algeria to Senegal in a Food Hall: La Cocina Municipal Marketplace, Tenderloin
Vietnamese Sandwich Treat: Banh Mi Love, Stonestown
Cheeky Shawarma Goodness: Mazra, San Bruno

**All my food, drink & travel Bold Italic articles here

Don Pancho Pizzeria inside La Vaca Birria’s El Elotero pizza
Banh Mi Love
Napizza’s Mortazza mortadella pistachio pizza
Teranga’s maafe bowl/peanut stew at La Cocina Marketplace