Pat Kuleto is the God of San Francisco upscale restaurant design. I’ve always loved his Farallon Restaurant on the edge of San Francisco’s fashionable Union Square shopping district, because of its outlandish underwater theme to complement its fantastic seafood menu.
Now, his new French-style Oyster Bar, adjacent to the renowned Jelly Bar, takes that theme one step further, with a enhanced selection of raw oysters, more signature cocktails, an updated bar menu, or any choice from the restaurant’s full dinner menu –– all surrounded by bar stools shaped like sea urchins, jellyfish chandeliers, and kelp-inspired columns that are illuminated.
A: 450 Post St. (between Mason and Powell), San Francisco.
Hours: 4:30-10 p.m. ,Sunday-Thursday; 4:30-11 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
[Read more at SF Gate: Bar Bites.]