The restaurant scene is roaring back to life in the South Bay and a common theme among them is restaurants featuring a unique bar program paired to a dining menu equal in creativity. While the concept of bringing together your favorite bar with gourmet bar bites is no new feat, here are 15 top-notch gastropubs in the South Bay.
Stuffed, a new pierogi restaurant in the Mission district, promises a uniquely Midwestern take on bar food. Can it compete with the countless other cheap eats in the neighborhood? Kate Williams investigates.