Every year around Labor Day, San Francisco grows strangely quiet as its artists, quasi-adventurous techies, professional festival-goers and general eccentrics head to the deserts of Northern Nevada for the annual art spectacle that is Burning Man.
That means a lull in the general San Francisco hubbub, including restaurants. Here are some typically impenetrable spots that might be just a tad easier to try out while a large chunk of the population is off frolicking about on the playa. We can’t guarantee that these restaurants will have availability, but at least you won’t have to weather a dust storm to eat at them.
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.