San Francisco is crawling with pop-ups, and there are more than a few just on the short stretch of Divisadero between Haight and Golden Gate. Today we return to that fertile ground to bring you this, the second installment in our occasional series of pop-up reports:
Sneaky's BBQ at Vinyl Coffee & Wine Bar
The Pop-up: Sneaky's BBQ
The Host: Vinyl Coffee & Wine Bar every Wednesday 6-9:30 p.m.
The Cuisine: BBQ, with emphasis on Carolina-style sauces
The Experience: One of the great joys of a pop-up is the incongruity it produces -- the odd coupling of, say, must-try burger with bumpin' club, or Vietnamese street food with bicycle repair -- and Sneaky's at Vinyl pushes that button with style.
A coffee shop by day and wine bar at night, Vinyl feels like a very grown-up place, especially compared to the dozens of other cafes within the few blocks of the Divisadero corridor. Its dark walls are adorned with thoughtfully selected art, the clientele skews older (so, like, 35) and better dressed, and the playlist is more jazz than Jay Reatard.More »