had better slow its roll, or it’s going to bump against the formula retail ban, which thwarts businesses from opening in certain neighborhoods if there are more than 11 or more locations across the galaxy. Until that happens, we’re going to keep enjoying all the free jalapeños and housemade pickles we can handle, to say nothing of the garlic fries.
(Not for nothing were they SF Weekly
’s Best Homegrown Chain
this month, but for the record, they’re up to nine locations, of which six are in San Francisco proper.) And a new location at 346 Kearny Street (at Pine) formally opens next Wednesday, May 27, with a free food giveaway from 6-8 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 26 and 27. Watch out, though: Unlike the three other downtown locations, this one won’t be open weekends.