Five Hip Restaurants That Aren’t In the Mission

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You may have heard the news today that Mark Zuckerberg bought a place in the Mission, which is just reason number 952 why the neighborhood has gone from merely gentrified hip-kid hangout to full-blown, shark-jumped tourist mecca. Okay, perhaps that is taking it too far. But how about the next time your friends ask where you should all go out to eat on a Friday, you say, "How about somewhere not in the Mission," and name one of the following equally hot spots that Zuck maybe hasn't heard about yet.

And sure, you could always angle for a bar seat at Rich Table or one of the few walk-in seats at super-hot State Bird Provisions, but these five are actually a little easier to get into.

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