Why You'll Love ItAcclaim from San Francisco Chronicle, SF Bay Guardian, and 7x7Mammoth Redwood bar top and communal tablesCocktails concocted with house-made syrups and superior liquors
Even for SF, Maven goes a step beyond. The food and cocktails are so good that you can’t really “eat” or “drink”—only savor. But a lot of restaurants can claim that. The extra step? The dishes come paired with the perfect drink.
Think about this: Chronicle-acclaimed Chinatown duck sliders with shiitake mushrooms, Chinese greens, and bacon. Sounds pretty good on its own, doesn’t it? Then comes the first sip of your 5 Spot cocktail: aged rum, ginger, lime, maple, Thai basil, and a house-made five spice blend. The only way the evening could get sexier is if Chef David Kurtz was attractive enough to be a semifinalist in Eater’s Hottest Chef in San Francisco competition. (Hint: he was.)
– Stella, Bloomspot Staff Writer