For around the same cost as a dinner for two at any moderately priced restaurant in the city, you’re treated to a much more interactive experience with this food tour of San Francisco’s most delicious neighborhoods.
Choose from Italian goodies in North Beach, Latin flavors in the Mission, or Chinese delicacies in Chinatown and taste popular dishes from five of the most iconic restaurants and holes-in-the-wall the neighborhood has to offer.
The app launched in private beta last December, in San Francisco.
Once it rolls out nationally in 2016, Bradford hopes to draw members seeking a high-quality dating experience.
Sure, the waterfall on the center island, sweeping city views, ducks, and storybook wooden bridges could tip this date into cheesy territory, but that’s nothing a few tall boys in paper bags can’t temper. It’s basically a typical Mission bar -- complete with decent food, craft cocktails, and people in flannel -- only there are bowling lanes, too.
Plus, is it really the worst thing in the world if you start to remind her of Ryan Gosling? Come during the week when the wait list for the two first-come, first-served lanes is generally shorter.
Some people have already tagged Bradford and her app as elitist.
“I think it’s less about pedigree and where you went to school and where you work and more about ambition and passion,” she said.
A massive trampoline park in a historic airplane hangar.
Here's a tip: Rent the pedal boats instead of the rowboats so your hands are free for sipping beer. And enjoy drinks or food on the patio while you wait.
If you’re into setting up rom-com levels of twee but want to resist the cliched ice skating date, the Church of 8 Wheels is the perfect retro alternative.
“We don’t want everyone to have an advanced degree.
A convenient dinner/drink date near a Muni or BART station (for a quick escape) is, sometimes, just the ticket.