Archive for the ‘SOMA’ Category

Anchor & Hope is a seafood restaurant located in  SoMa on Minna and 2nd.  It’s the 3rd SoMa restaurant brought to you by the owners of Salt House and Town Hall.  The brick building that houses Anchor & Hope has a unique history, dating back 100 years as a mechanic’s warehouse.  The ambiance is very […]


Hey @SFBART give him a raise! He greets passengers every morning at the Montgomery St. stop!


Following a Hall of Fame-size career in the NBA, Golden State Warriors legend Nate Thurmond opened Big Nate’s Barbeque in SOMA more than a decade ago, serving up a simple menu of Southern barbecue that hasn’t really changed since then. The meat selection is straightforward: Memphis pork, beef links, beef brisket, chicken, and pork ribs. Side […]


Last night, about 1,200 partiers gathered on the Metreon’s fourth-floor City View terrace to sample food and drink from several San Francisco restaurants and local wineries. The second annual charity event, Dish, was presented by SF Weekly and Park Merced. Partial proceeds benefitted One World Children’s Fund, which supports community-based organizations around the world serving […]


Update: John Birdsall from SF Weekly’s SFoodie blog chimes in on this piece. Hit the jump to see his thoughts! In this new feature series on Hoodscope, I will be taking a look at 7×7’s infamous list, The Big Eat SF: 100 Things to Try Before You Die. I’ve been tackling this list for quite […]


Empanadas are a dish made in Spanish and Latin American regions, with many variations coming from all the different countries. They are made with dough and stuffed with all types of fillings, either savory or sweet. At El Porteño in the Island Earth farmers market inside the Metreon, they make Argentine-style empanadas, which are the […]


Da Beef is a hot dog cart that was opened in 2008 by two ladies from Chicago who wanted to bring authentic Chicago style hot dogs and Italian beef sandwiches to San Francisco. They are located on the corner of 7th St. and Folsom in SOMA, in Oil Can Henry’s parking lot. They offer different […]