Nopalito, the bustling new restaurant from the crew behind Nopa, is in the running for serving up the best carnitas in San Francisco–no small feat in a city filled with exceptional taquerias. Even better, the beverage choices go far beyond the usual cervezas to include organic almond horchata and a focused selection of local wines under $40. Check out Lioco’s Indica, a carignane blend from Mendocino, or a Sonoma County rosé from Sutton Cellars. Here’s a tip: It’s busy most nights but call ahead to leave your name on the waiting list.
306 Broderick St., San Francisco, California
This story appears in the print issue of June 2009.
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