Recent Openers

Dante's Table: This spinoff of Poesia has a Dante's Inferno theme, including a large mural and quotes from the books on the walls. The food is Italian wines and small bites, including pizza and large antipasti platters made for sharing. 544 Castro, 529-2797.

Glaze Teriyaki Grill: Serving up Seattle-style teriyaki dishes with a focus on heart-healthy options and environmentally friendly serving materials, this new Lower Pacific Heights eatery takes after its elder three NYC locations. Walk in, choose your protein to be subsequently teriyakied and enjoy the urban-industrial recycled wood feel of the countertops and Jones soda tap. 1946 Fillmore, 590-2199

Moxy: The spare new Berkeley beer garden has a fire pit, dart board, 14 beers on tap, and a pub grub menu that includes hearty burgers and truffle fries topped with Parmesan and parsley. 3136 Sacramento St., Berkeley, 510-547-6699.

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 a basil-flavored martini. 1177 California, 771-6776

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 St. 543-5874

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