From Our Editors
Local Mission Eatery: A User's Guide
- Starter: Local Mission Market bread with pork butter and cheese
- Entree: potato gnocchi with pancetta, mission figs, and aged goat cheese
- Dessert: lemon-ricotta hand pie
Who’s Cooking: Jacob Des Voignes honed his skills on both coasts, cooking at Tom Colicchio’s Craft and Melissa Perello’s Michelin-starred Fifth Floor before opening Local Mission Eatery with co-owner Yaron Milgrom.
Where to Sit: Grab a spot by the open kitchen to watch the chefs work, or enjoy lively conversation at the long communal table.
Inside Tip: If you’re feeling inspired by the surroundings, check out the restaurant’s onsite library of cookbooks for new recipes.
While You're in the Neighborhood
Before: Browse new and used volumes at Modern Times Bookstore (2919 24th Street).
After: Sip on signature cocktails while listening to vintage records at Royal Cuckoo (3202 Mission Street).
If You Can’t Make It, Try This: The restaurant’s sister enterprise, Local Mission Market (2670 Harrison Street), provides a quick stop for fresh produce, handmade jams, and other foods.