Category Archives: Food and Drink

Elsie Street Library Opens Mysterious Main Branch

Neighbor Sharon found a secret public library tucked away along a leafy portion of Elsie Street north of Cortland. She has no idea how or when it got there: I’ve always thought of Bernal as “Brigadoon” — a small town atop … Continue reading

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Clever Map Reveals Geography of Bernal Heights Coffee Shops

Some clever data-visualization geeks at MIT have created a very cool new map that reveals the social geography of San Francisco coffee shops. A Bernalwood-enhanced look at our portion of the map reveals which parts of Bernal align most organically with each of our local coffee … Continue reading

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New Happy Hour at Holy Water Happens After the Kids Go to Bed

Happy Hour is lovely, but it’s not exactly convenient. During those precious early evening hours, you’re probably either still at work, or walking your dog, or wrangling your kids, or cooking dinner, or walking the dog while wrangling the kids while cooking … Continue reading

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How to Have Breakfast in Guatemala Without Leaving Bernal Heights

Writing for SFWeekly, Eva Recinos shares a delicious discovery: The Universal Bakery on Mission Street right at the foot of Cortland does breakfast Guatemalan style, and they do it right. Eva writes: Sweet bread is a ritual of sorts in … Continue reading

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Spice Hound Relocating from 331 Cortland

Neighbor David reports from Cortlandia: Looks like another Bernal business is packing up shop — this time the Spice Hound of 331 Cortland (I initially read their notice as saying that all of 331 was closing… nearly had a heart … Continue reading

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The Restaurant at 903 Cortland Has Closed

Neighbor Teresa was very sad to discover that 903 Cortland, the  restaurant operated by Matsumi Takhara of Sandbox Bakery, has closed: With the weather so delightfully spring-like today, I decided it was a prime time to spend lunch on the … Continue reading

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TONIGHT: Pop-Up Will Make Whoopie [Pies] Inside Little Bee Baking

If you think the thing that’s missing from your life is a whoopie pie, then you’re in luck! After Suppa is having a pop-up  at Little Bee Baking on Cortland tonight, Friday March 7.  Neighbor Stacy from Little Bee tells … Continue reading

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