Welcome to Eater Tastings, where Eater SF editor Allie Pape shares the best restaurant and bar news of the week.
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BAY AREA—Looking for a new happy hour to add to your rotation? We've rounded up the 19 hottest happy-hour deals going right now.
FILLMORE—You can now sample the Progress without paying $65 for the full menu: they're offering a menu of $5 and $10 bar bites, with no reservations. Think of it as a mini-State Bird.
TENDERLOIN—Tokyo's acclaimed Mensho Ramen is coming stateside for the first time—and opening up a location in the Tenderloin.
BAY AREA—The sun's been shining nonstop, which means it's time to get out there and soak up some rays. Here are eight great places to drink beer in the great outdoors.
SoMa—Jersey, the new Italian-American spot from the Town Hall and Salt House crew, opened this week with pizza, pasta, and meatballs galore. Take a look and see the menu.
DOGPATCH—The San Francisco Street Food Festival has been saved from the scrap pile, and will come back bigger and better in a new location in August.
MISSION—Got 60 seconds? We had Bar Tartine make their massive, totally delicious family-style tasting menu for us, and you can see the whole film in just a minute.
NoPa/RUSSIAN HILL—For the carnivores among us, two news items of note: 4505 Burgers & BBQ is finally opening their late-night burger window, and Belcampo is introducing cocktails made with bone broth (yes, really).