Autumn in Ethiopia: Chef Eji hosts seasonal pop up dinner

I blame the end of Daylight Saving Time for my latest snafu. I heard that Chef Eji, of Eji's Ethiopian fame, was hosting her first pop-up dinner "Autumn in Ethiopia" and I completely forgot to buy tickets!  I not only missed the opportunity to attend the event but I'm late to write a post about it, too! What's that song again, Don't Be Tardy To The Party? Clearly, I am. We were so excited here at SFHotlist when Chef Eji set up shop in the 331 Cortland Marketplace in Bernal Heights a little … [Read more...]

Summer has arrived, San Francisco – strolls, concerts and films!

Summer has arrived, San Francisco – strolls, concerts and films!

Quite a few San Francisco happenings came across our desks this week - and by "desks" we mean our email in-boxes.  We're sharing the ones that to us signify Summer has arrived!  If you're looking for a concert to go to this weekend, want to express your inner Dolce or Gabbana, or feel like exploring a new neighborhood then read on. The 76th (!) season of the Stern Grove Festival begins this Sunday, June 16th. It's free (be a good egg and give a donation), the venue is stunning and there is a … [Read more...]

Bernal Heights is getting its first parklet – on Cortland Avenue!

Bernal Heights is getting its first parklet – on Cortland Avenue!

Bernal Heights is getting its first parklet The little village of Bernal Heights is growing up!  It's getting its first ever parklet in front of the restaurant 903 on Cortland Avenue!  Thanks to the owners of Sandbox Bakery & 903 and over 200 backers who contributed to the Kickstarter campaign, Bernal's hustling and bustling main drag is getting a new space where folks can sit, eat, meet their neighbors, and chill out. Parklets have become an important part of the social fabric of San … [Read more...]

Come to the Mugsy Pop-Up Wine Bar at El Rio

Come to the Mugsy Pop-Up Wine Bar at El Rio

We were just told about the perfect way to say "Arrivederci!" to the month of May and "Allô! Ça va?" to the month of June. Here's how you can join us...show up for the Mugsy Pop-Up Wine Bar at El Rio on May 31, 2013, sometime between 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm - head to the famous back patio (yeah, *that* patio) for the event.  This is not your ordinary pop-up wine bar - it would have to be special in order to pass muster with the fine folks at El Rio who hold in high regard their well-deserved title … [Read more...]

Dinner is Served in Bernal Heights at Hillside Supper Club and Eat at 903

Dinner is Served in Bernal Heights at Hillside Supper Club and Eat at 903

Dinner is Served in Bernal Heights at Hillside Supper Club and Eat at 903! Two tasty pieces of news came out of Bernal Heights this week:  Grubstreet revealed that Hillside Supper Club is opening their full-on brick and mortar location on January 24th in the former Caffe Cozzolino space at 300 Precita Avenue; and Eat at 903 has brought back their dinner service with a izakaya-style menu.  More culinary choices in this little hamlet are always welcomed with open arms! Formerly known as … [Read more...]

Inner Mission San Francisco: Old World Food Truck’s Hanukkah Pop-Up Dinner

Inner Mission San Francisco: Old World Food Truck’s Hanukkah Pop-Up Dinner

If your life were a movie with you as the star and Old World Food Truck as your co-star, you would read the menu for its Hanukkah Celebration Pop-Up Dinner, turn, look longingly into its dreamy headlights and say "You had me at Latke tasting". The Old World Food Truck is throwing their 2nd Annual Hanukkah Pop-Up Dinner December 8 and 9, 2012 in the Inner Mission, San Francisco. There is no better way to start the holiday of The Festival of Lights than by enjoying an amazing meal prepared by … [Read more...]

Buy Papalote Salsa and they’ll donate to the Red Cross

We wish we could send cases of Papalote salsa to our families and friends on the East Coast. This is the next best thing. Buy lots of salsa on Nov 11, 2012. https://twitter.com/sfhotlist/status/265934341199257600 … [Read more...]

Noe Valley’s 8th Annual Harvest Festival – October 27, 2012

Noe Valley’s 8th Annual Harvest Festival – October 27, 2012

October is a month of festivals and fiestas!  The different neighborhood celebrations are one thing we look forward to every year in San Francisco - they are a real San Francisco treat!  As luck would have it, there is one happening this weekend and the timing is perfect.  We will all be needing a break before Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday and we have the perfect place to take it:  the Noe Valley Harvest Festival. Put on your finest orange and black and stroll down 24th Street on … [Read more...]

Eji’s Ethiopian joins the 331Cortland Marketplace in Bernal Heights

This just in from Eater SF:  The fabulous 331 Cortland Marketplace in Bernal Heights has a new vendor : Eji's Ethiopian.  I didn't think it was possible for the selection of amazing spots in this little corner of culinary heaven to get any better!  It looks like owner Eji Atlaw will be serving hot food to-go as well as offering prepared dishes and sauces to take home. The grand opening for Eji's is October 19th (don't miss the party on Friday Oct 19th from 5:00 - 8:00pm) and I am counting … [Read more...]

Easy Breezy Fro-Yo Coming to Noe Valley, San Francisco!

  I will try to keep this short & sweet - FROZEN YOGURT IS COMING TO NOE VALLEY! I've been taunted by this smiling Fro-Yo cup each morning when I walk into our Zephyr Real Estate office. That's right - Eazy Breezy Frozen Yogurt is moving in right next door. I'm not sure if this is going to help or hurt our office of top-producing Noe Valley Realtors (shameless plug for my associate, Danielle Lazier, who is the #1 producing agent of 2011). Is it safe to sell real estate on a sugar … [Read more...]