Recent Openers May 22, 2013
El Techo De Lolinda: The new rooftop bar and open-air tapas lounge perched above the Mission brings new life to the old location of the Medjool rooftop deck. Lolinda's little sister with altitude has its own kitchen, is encircled by a glass wind screen, and features pop-up canopies with built-in heaters. Pisco-based drinks and South American beers abound. 2518 Mission, 550-6970. eltechosf.com .
Osso Steakhouse: This art deco steakhouse on Nob Hill is the latest from restaurant veterans Jerry and Jennifer Dal Bozzo (The Franciscan, The Stinking Rose, The Old Clam House). Expect bone-in, dry-aged steaks, near-Wharf pricing on warm Dungeness crab, and cocktails like basil-flavored martinis. 1177 California, 771-6776 ossosteakhouse.com
Paprika: This new sausage-and-beer-fest in the Mission is keeping it simple with offerings ranging from brats and kielbasa to small-town craft brews from just outside of Prague. There are full boots of Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier as well. Don't skimp on the sauerkraut! 3324 24th, 283-7941.
South Side Spirit House: SOMA's newly refreshed, 2,000 square foot lounge features unique cocktails, including a house martini featuring pickle juice, paired with a decent beer selection. Bar eats available 'til 1 a.m. include, among other items, deviled eggs with cotija cheese and jalapeños. 575 Howard, 543-5874. southsidesf.com