But all of a sudden the subtle, persistent need for Barolo washes over you like nothing you've ever felt.
Enter TCB Couriers, the only two-man team of professional bike messengers west of the Mississippi ready to pedal your wildest food, sundry or six-pack needs to you at any hour of the night, standing by now.
Understanding that you might have the best seat at the bar that you don't want to give up by going on a late-night burrito run or, maybe you're stuck at the office and want to bring happy hour to you, Josh Hunt and Chas Christiansen decided to put their combined seven-plus years of couriering expertise to good use.
When the urge—say for Beretta's meatballs and Farina's pesto pasta—hits, all you have to do is call the restaurants with your order, then call Josh or Chas with the details. Right now, they deliver in the Mission and its borders (Soma, Castro and Hayes Valley) and will make multiple stops—like for your wine. And lest you worry that your order will suffer in transit, rest assured that Chas just took the bronze in the North American Courier Championships (in other words, your pesto's in good hands).
Their specialty is late-night delivery. The hours between 6pm and midnight are their sweet spot, but for a few extra dollars they'll show up to your door at 3am with a dozen oysters, a bottle of Veuve and a pack of cigarettes.
No questions asked.