A weekly listing of new restaurants around town. To recommend a spot, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bar888: 888 Howard (at Fifth St., in the Intercontinental Hotel), 616-6566. SOMA. Grappa and cocktails.
Brandy Ho's: 4068 18th St. (at Castro), 252-8000, www.brandyhos.com. Castro. Hunan.
Burger Joint: 242 King (at Third St.), 371-1600, www.burgerjointsf.com. SOMA. Burgers.
Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolates: 401 Hayes (at Gough), 355-1105, www.elbowchocolates.com. Hayes Valley. Chocolate.
Clementine: 126 Clement (at Second Ave.), 387-0408. Inner Richmond. French.
Double Decker: 465 Grove (at Gough), 552-8042. Hayes Valley. Burgers and traditional American.
El Toro Taqueria: 598 Valencia (at 17th St.), 431-3351. Mission. Mexican.
Fifth Floor: 12 Fourth Street (at Market, in the Hotel Palomar), 348-1555. Union Square. French and Californian.
Icebee: 829 Mission (at Fourth St.). SOMA. Frozen yogurt.
Ike's Place: 3506 16th St. (at Sanchez), 553-6888. Castro. Gourmet sandwiches and burgers.
Le Club: 1250 Jones (at Clay), 922-2582, www.leclubsf.com. Nob Hill/Russian Hill. Cocktails and classic American.
Luce: 888 Howard (at Fifth St., in the Intercontinental Hotel), 616-6566. SOMA. Californian and Italian.
Macau Friends: 2240 Irving (at 23rd Ave.), 665-7888. Outer Sunset. Cantonese and Portuguese.
Orson: 508 Fourth St. (at Bryant), 777-1508, www.orsonsf.com. SOMA. "Edgy" Californian.
Shabu House: 5158 Geary (at 16th Ave.), 933-8600. Inner Richmond. Shabu shabu (Japanese hot pot).
Tiziano: 1801 Clement (at 19th Ave.), 422-0502. Outer Richmond. Italian.
Tuk Tuk Thai Cafe: 659 Union (at Columbus), 445-7839. North Beach. Thai.
TuttiMelon: 2150 Irving (at 22nd Ave.), www.tuttimelon.com. Outer Sunset. Frozen yogurt.
Umi: 1328 18th St. (at Missouri), 355-1328. Potrero. Sushi and small plates.
Watami: 5344 Geary (at 17th Ave.), 876-0808. Inner Richmond. Noodles and shabu shabu.
Wine Jar: 1870 Fillmore (at Bush), 567-0843. Fillmore. Small plates and wine.
Zitouna: 1201 Sutter (at Polk), 673-2622. Tenderloin. Moroccan/Tunisian.