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Support our Alumni Owned Restaurants

31st Union, San Mateo

  • Alumna: Susan Drucker MA ’00
  • Address: 25 South Ellsworth, San Mateo, CA 94001 
  • Hours: Mon- Fri from 11:00 am-8:00 pm Sat-Sun from 10:00 am-8:00 pm
  • 31stunion.com
  • Order Online: eatreadymade.com

Alido’s, San Francisco

  • Alumna: Jennifer Trent ’00
  • Address: 671 El Camino Real South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Hours: Fri-Sat from 11 am-8 pm and Sun from 11 am-6 pm for pickup, takeout, and delivery via Grubhub
  • Place your weekly advance orders: alidosrestaurant.com

CREAM, Various Locations

  • Alumnus: Ghassan Shamieh ’11
  • Address: California, Colorado, Florida
  • creamnation.com

Eko Kitchen, San Francisco

  • Alumna: Simileoluwa Adebajo MS ’18
  • Hours: Sunday only. Delivery and Take-out from 4-8 pm
  • ekokitchensf

Ha Long Pho Noodle House, Honolulu

  • Alumna: Janice Nguyen ’02
  • Address: 1414 Dillingham Blvd., Ste. 101, Honolulu HI H
  • Hours: Mon-Sat from 9 am-8 pm
  • halongnoodle.com

Little Gem Belgian Waffles, San Francisco

  • Alumna: Janelle Wong ’04
  • Address: 2468 Telegraph Ave A, Berkeley, CA 94704
  • Hours: Mon-Sun from 3-11 pm, takeout, and delivery. 
  • littlegemwaffles.com

Mayes Oyster House, San Francisco

  • Alumnus: Matthew Corvi ’99
  • Address: 1233 Polk St., San Francisco, CA 
  • Friends with Benedict Brunch is available every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am-3 pm

Original Joes, Various Locations

  • Alumnus: John Duggan Jr. '96 and John Duggan Sr. '63
  • Address: 601 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94133 and 11 Glenwood Ave, Daly City, CA 94015
  • Open daily from 11:30 am-9 pm 
  • Take-out, curbside pick-up, small group catering, and a grab & go market with fresh, frozen, and dry grocery items.
  • originaljoes.com

Palio D’Asti, San Francisco

  • Alumnus: Martin DiGrande ’06
  • Address: 640 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94111
  • Hours: Mon-Fri from 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Order online at paliosf.com or on Caviar, Postmates and DoorDash.

Perle Wine Bar, Oakland

  • Alumnus: Robert Lam ’93
  • Address: 2058 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, CA 94611
  • Hours: Perle in Montclair: Tue-Sun from 4-7 pm; Perle in Jack London Square: Tue- Sun from 3-8 pm 
  • perlewinebar.com

Pop’s Sandwich Shop, San Francisco

  • Alumnus: Jeffrey Spiegel ’90
  • Address: 737 Portola Drive San Francisco, CA 94127
  • Hours: Mon-Fri from 11 am-4 pm
  • pops-sandwichshop.com

Quantum Microgreens, Online

Rambler Bar & Bistro, San Francisco

Red Tavern, San Francisco

  • Alumnus: Igor Litvak ’09, MS ’10
  • Address: 2229 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121
  • Hours: Mon-Fri from 5-8 pm and Sat-Sun from 3-8 pm
  • redtavernsf.com

Round Table Pizza, San Francisco

  • Alumnus: Jeffrey Spiegel ’90
  • Address: 737 Portola Drive San Francisco, CA 94127
  • Hours: Mon-Sun from 11 am-10 pm
  • roundtablepizza.com

San Francisco’s Hometown Creamery, San Francisco

  • Alumnus: Adar Halil JD ’14
  • Address: 1290 9th Ave San Francisco, CA 94122
  • Hours: Inner Sunset,12-9 pm
  • VW bus is operating in Marina Green Park on Fri-Sun from 11:30 am - 5 pm
  • sfhometowncreamery.com

Sri Thai Restaurant, Dublin

  • Alumnus: John Sorroche ’88
  • Address: 4930 Dublin Blvd, Suite 620, Dublin, California 94568
  • Hours: Mon-Fri from 11:30 am-3 pm and 5:30-9 pm; Sat-Sun from 11:30 am-9:30 pm 
  • srithaidublin.com

Thai Tamarind Restaurant, Belmont

  • Alumnus: Kenneth Pizzi MPS ’00
  • Restaurant: Address: 1316 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002
  • Hours: Mon-Sat from 11 am-2:30 pm and 5-9 pm
  • thaitamarindrestaurant.com

Wurstkuche, Los Angeles

  • Alumnus: Joseph Pitruzzelli ’05
  • Address: 800 E. 3rd st at Traction Los Angeles, CA 90013 
  • Address: 625 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90291
  • Hours: Daily from 11:30 am-9:30 pm
  • wurstkuche.com