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The Best Restaurants in San Francisco Right Now
If there’s one thing that’s hard to find in San Francisco, it’s a sports bar that serves more than burgers and beer. Or really even a sports bar that serves food at all. Luckily, Barrel Proof is on the case. It’s definitely a sports bar (there are 30 TVs around the bi-level space), but it’s not serving typical sports bar food. That being said, the food isn’t super-fancy; rather, it’s “elevated bar fare” with a Japanese influence ...
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'Barrel Proof' Brings Pizza And More To The Mission
A new sports bar and arcade has opened in the Mission; Barrel Proof (2331 Mission St.) has taken over the former Cease & Desist space, which changed hands last year. As we reported last May, new owners David Zimmerman (co-owner of Cabin on Polk St. and the Inner Sunset's Blackthorn Tavern) are running the spot with director of operations Henry Vazquez and senior bartender Evan Pope ...
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