The Beer Hall: This mid-Market bar and bottle shop is certainly poised to get traffic from the nearby Twitter headquarters. 20 California beers tap, a few wines, and a cool-looking wall plastered in bottle caps. 1 Polk, 800-7416. thebeerhallsf.com.
The Cavalier: Now open in the Hotel Zetta, this 115-seat, upscale restaurant and lounge offers British-themed menu items including steak and oyster pie, Sunday roast chicken, and egg and soldiers. There's a main and a side bar with a program that includes "Colony Cocktails," such as The Victorian, with rye whiskey, Earl Grey tea, sweet vermouth, and Madeira. 360 Jessie, 321-6000. thecavaliersf.com.
Pesce: The Polk Street Venetian seafood restaurant relocates to bigger digs in the Castro, bringing small plates and deftly crafted cocktails to the neighborhood. 2223 Market, 928-8025, pescebarsf.com.
Tenroku Sushi: Japantown's Kinokuniya Mall now has a new conveyer-belt sushi establishment, from the owner of Sushi Raw. 1825 Post, Ste 215, 673-1328.
Tamashisoul Sushi Bar: This self-consciously hip sushi bar from the owners of Sudachi has soju cocktails, a DJ spinning soul, and a long sushi, sashimi, and small plates menu with an emphasis on creative rolls. 1849 Union St., 346-1849.