Stop at this neighborhood spot on a Thursday to drink for a good cause: a percentage of proceeds are donated to a local charity. The bar offers prime space for viewing sports on TV inside and out, and a large outdoor patio hosts live music performances. Food trucks park outside Thu.-Sun. Open daily. No food. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Wed. & Fri.
The Argentinian-style steakhouse serves a Gaucho plate including skewered beef, chorizo, sweetbreads and beef empanadas. Steak choices include Painted Hills organic hanger steak. Reservations accepted. Dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$
The Cochon muffuletta includes house-made mortadella, capicola, Genoa salami, provolone and giardiniera on a sesame seed bun. The Buckboard bacon melt is made with collard greens, Swiss cheese, banana peppers and banana pepper aioli on pressed sourdough Pullman bread. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$
Smoked pork ribs in house-made barbecue sauce are served with pickled watermelon rind relish. Oven-roasted, scale-on Gulf fish is seasoned with chili flakes, black pepper, shaved garlic, thyme, olive oil, lemon and sea salt and served with roasted sweet onions tossed with parsley and Banyuls vinegar. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$