Posts for April 14, 2012

Exclusive: A Tiny New Bar Called Big Quietly Opens Its Doors

Back in February we broke the news of a small, ironically named new cocktail venture from the team behind Jones called Big opening within one of those old residence hotels at 761 Post Street. Just last night they quietly opened, and Grub Street has the first pictures of the place. It's a wee little spot, with just a few seats, and for now it's only open Thursday to Saturday, serving up artisanal cocktails of the sort you might find down the street at The Wilson or Bourbon & Branch, only without having to make a reservation or feel obligated to drink more than one. The sole bartender is Brian Felley, who recently took home the top prize at SF Weekly's Drink event, and who previously bartended at Fleur de Lys and Garcon.

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Sweet Woodruff Now Does Brunch


Sweet Woodruff (798 Sutter Street), the casual TenderNob spot from the Sons & Daughters team that opened in January, has just launched a brunch menu, available Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 to 2:30 p.m. It features a Caprese quiche; a poached egg with biscuits and gravy; and a B.L.T. with basil aioli. Not to mention cheddar-jalapeno grits. See the full menu below.

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Recent reader reviews on MenuPages

  • Lucca Food Store See the menu

    “Billy's Philly”

    Billy is only there after 5 pm but if you are around go there and ask for his billy philly, the best philly you'll find this side of the Mississippi.

  • Le P'tit Laurent See the menu

    “Elegant Sauces & Fabulous Bread”

    It is the place me and my love go for every intimate moment.

  • Hidive See the menu

    “Are you kidding?”

    You have to be totally drunk to think that this is even acceptable as a public watering hole.


Jay Barmann
NY Mag