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SF's 15 Most Iconic Sandwiches; 20 Spot Opens; Wo Hing General Store Closes; More!

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The bar at the Mission's new 20 Spot. [Photo: Patricia Chang]

SAN FRANCISCO—We rounded up 15 of the most iconic sandwiches in San Francisco (plus a bonus one in Oakland). How many have you already sampled? Click over to find out.

THE MISSION—New wine bar and small-plates joint 20 Spot opens tonight; we've got photos of the cool mid-century modern interior and food and wine menus. Woody Allen filmed scenes for his new movie there, so you know it's cool.

THE MISSION—Only 18 months after it opened, Charles Phan's Wo Hing General Store on Valencia is closing this Sunday. If you want some goodbye noodles and pina coladas, now's the time.

MONTEREY—We've got two tickets to give away to your choice of Pebble Beach Food & Wine's East Coast or West Coast dinners (with chefs like Jonathan Waxman and Dominique Crenn). Want to win? Just share your best restaurant secret with us. The deadline's today, so get e-mailing.

MARINA—Off the Grid Fort Mason is back for the season, and this year, they're introducing new cocktails and prix-fixe dinners in a heated tent. Our on-the-ground reporter has the intel on what's available for sampling.

THE EMBARACADERO—The new Exploratorium is fast approaching, and Coco500's Loretta Keller will have two restaurants there, Seaglass and The Seismic Joint, opening on April 17. Learn more about what she'll be serving and how she scored one of SF's most acclaimed sushi chefs to run Seaglass' raw bar.

UNION SQUARE/MOUNTAIN VIEW—One brew and one glass of vino, please: wine-bar chain Eno has opened its first SF location in Union Square, while enormous new Mountain View beer garden Steins swung open its doors yesterday.

SOMA—After a brutal shooting on Saturday that injured three, one critically, 330 Ritch nightclub has closed its doors for good.