Mexican Brunch to Upscale Indian Food: 7 SF Restaurant Standouts

Published June 26, 2023, in my Medium column:

These newcomers or new menus cover the gamut, from upscale Indian to casual Mexican food. Alongside this month’s full restaurant reviews, these seven are also worth visiting, with last month’s standouts here (as always, I’ve personally vetted and visited each one):


Better-Than-Nola Muffalettas at Sandy’s, Haight-Ashbury
Non-Alcoholic Pairing with Fine Dining Creativity: Sons & Daughters
Fab Mexican Food & Cocktails with a View: Barrio
1940’s Supperclub Live Jazz Dream: Dawn Club
Unexpected Modern Indian Tasting Menu: Blue Mermaid Restaurant
Low-Gluten Pizza Alternative from Rome: Pinsa Rossa
Hearty Mexican Food 7 Days a Week: Tacos del Barrio

Barrio’s cochinita pibil chilaquiles
Dawn Club
Blue Mermaid’s Flavor Bomb course