Ame: 689 Mission (at Third St., in the St. Regis Hotel), 284-4040, www.amerestaurant.com. South of Market. Seasonal new American.
Andrew Jaeger's House of Seafood & Jazz: 300 Columbus (at Broadway), 781-8222, www.andrewjaegers.com. North Beach. New Orleans Creole.
Bar Crudo: 603 Bush (at Stockton), 956-0396. Nob Hill. Raw seafood bar, crudo.
Cafe InFusion: 829 Mission (between Fourth and Fifth Sts.), 808-0808, www.cafeinfusion.com. South of Market. Cafe, sandwiches, fusion, desserts.
Cav Wine Bar: 1666 Market (at Gough), 437-1770, www.cavwinebar.com. Hayes Valley. Mediterranean small plates, wine bar.
Citizen Thai & the Monkey Noodle Bar: 1268 Grant (at Vallejo), 364-0008, www.citizenthai.com. North Beach. Thai, Bangkok-style street food.
Cocina Poblana: 1109 Fillmore (at Golden Gate), 447-8420. Western Addition. Mexican.
Coffee to the People: 1206 Masonic (at Haight), 626-2435, www.coffeetothepeople.com. Haight. Cafe.
Darbar: 1412 Polk (at Pine), 359-1236. Nob Hill. Pakistani, Indian.
de Young Cafe: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden (at JFK, in Golden Gate Park), 750-2614, www.thinker.org. Richmond. Seasonal, local American.
The DogOut: 1095 Market (at Seventh St.), 255-7091, www.thedogout.com. South of Market. Gourmet sausages and hot dogs.
Faz: 155 Steuart (at Mission), 495-6500, www.fazrestaurants.com. South of Market. Mediterranean.
Happy Shabu Shabu: 1401 Fillmore (at Ellis), 673-0416. Fillmore. Shabu-shabu (aka raw meat and vegetables cooked in broth at your table).
Malacca: 4039 18th St. (between Castro and Noe), 552-4928, www.malaccasf.com. Castro. Fusion, wine bar.
Mamacita: 2317 Chestnut (at Scott), 346-8494, www.mamacitasf.com. Marina. Mexican, California cuisine.
Oye! Managua: 3385 Mission (at 30th St.), 821-2702. Mission. Nicaraguan.
Range: 842 Valencia (at 20th St.), 282-8283. Mission. Seasonal American.
Scott Howard: 500 Jackson (at Columbus), 956-7040, www.scotthowardsf.com. North Beach. California-French.
Shiso: 3452 Mission (at Cortland), 642-1987. Mission. Chinese.
Supperclub: 657 Harrison (at Third St.), 348-0900, www.supperclubsf.com. South of Market. French-Italian fusion.
Tajine Moroccan Restaurant: 552 Jones (between Geary and O'Farrell), 440-1718. Tenderloin. Halal (kosher) Moroccan.
Tres Agaves: 130 Townsend (at Second St.), 227-0500, www.tresagaves.com. South Beach. Mexican, tequila lounge.