Have you heard about some of our new SPECIALTY COCKTAILS?

March 7, 2011

Wow.  There is a reason Pier 23 Cafe is known for its perfectly spiced BLOODY MARY.  It's time you come down and find out for yourself! The perfect addition to your Sunday Brunch, power lunch, or... whatever occasion!   Made of Ketel One vodka, fresh tomato juice, lemon juice, horseradish, tabasco, worcestershire, and pepper the best part really is the garnish of olive, onion, lemon and.... pickled green bean!?  What???  Yes, it's ...

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BURRATA! BURRATA! BURRATA!

March 6, 2011

The Burrata craze has swept the nation and thankfully made its way onto the Pier 23 Cafe specials menu. This beautiful appetizer features fresh slices of BURRATA served on smokey bread with slivers of green apple and crushed pistachio on top.  A drizzle of Arbequina oil finishes the dish off perfectly harmonizing the deliciously tart apple with the smooth cool melting burrata. *FOODNOTE: Did you know you can make Burrata by hand?  It's easy, ...

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The History of The Ladies of Pier 23 Cafe

March 4, 2011

The photograph of the naked ladies was taken during the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition held on Treasure Island.  Sally Rand, a local burlesque club owner and Grand Dame about town known for her very own famous “fan dance”, had brought her Nude Ranch to the island and it soon became the most popular attraction of the fair.  The now famous picture of the “Ladies” has overlooked the bar of Pier 23 for decades and been one of ...

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LIVE MUSIC NEWS !! NATIVE ELEMENTS HOLD IT DOWN EVERY LAST SATURDAY

March 3, 2011

Arguably the best reggae band in the bay, NATIVE ELEMENTS, will be playing Pier 23 cafe the last Saturday of every month.  Blowing the roof off the joint consistently with deep pulsing reggae beats and the most beautiful vocal harmonies... they make all the ladies go wild!  These boys are all heart showing love to the SF musical community by featuring up and coming reggae artists to open their shows.  One of our all-time favorites ...

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and introducing the DESSERT OF THE WEEK…wk of Feb 16th

March 2, 2011

This Caramel Pear Tart starts with fresh Bartlett Pears baked on to delicate layers of puffed pastry.  The dessert is then finished off with hot caramel sauce and a scoop of Vanilla ice cream. Now don’t you just want to take a bite!

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LIVE MUSIC NEWS !! LEGENDS & FRIENDS BLOW THE LID OFF !

March 2, 2011

What a night!  Legends & Friends were off the hook!   These SF locals described as the RECLUSIVE EPIC JAZZ SUPER GROUP fulfill their promise to “Jazz in your face”.  If you have no idea what these guys sound like imagine Miles Davis with Coltrane riding shotgun in a demolition derby against Nirvana.  Close your eyes and this is what you might hear.  Insane in the membrane improvisations.  Trumpet and sax solos crashing against ...

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SPECIAL OF THE WEEK ALERT !!

March 2, 2011

Chef Matt’s spin on our native San Francisco, CIOPPINO.  This delicious fish stew is made from the catch of the day- Dungeness Crab, Prince Edward Island Mussels, Manila Clams, and Dayboat Sea Scallop served in a light crab tomato bisque.  Dip some sourdough bread into this bisque and you just may enter into the fourth dimension of flavor!

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SO FRESH & REFINED…

March 2, 2011

This special appetizer is sure to entice the most “foodie” of foodies. Pomelo segments, English Cucumber, and basil served over thin slices of fresh Scallop.

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LIVE MUSIC NEWS !! FEELOSOPHY PLAYS FIRST SUNDAYS

March 2, 2011

We are excited to announce a Feelosophy residency starting Sunday March 6. “Feel Good Music for the Mind, Body, and Soul” Dazzling the crowd with their funk and soul jams they get your hips shaking and your body groovin. The sultry voice of front woman Yvette Pylant is beyond smooth. Covering songs from Jill Scott to Marvin Gaye, this girl can sing.  And she doesn’t hold back when it comes to belting out a beautiful song. Be sure to ...

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WELCOME TO PIER 23 CAFE’S HOT SPOT BLOG!!

March 1, 2011

Presenting PIER 23 CAFE'S HOT SPOT BLOG...The place to get the latest news on favorite dishes, updates on the hottest live music shows in the SF Bay, and highlights from the super fun events going down at Pier 23 Cafe.

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