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Where to eat in San Francisco?

Besides Gary Danko. (Is that even still around??)

by Anonymousreply 4101/29/2013

Brenda's Soul Food

by Anonymousreply 101/26/2013

Don't worry about it. In SF, you don't get dinner, you /are/ dinner for the violent homeless population.

by Anonymousreply 201/26/2013

Have you tried a restaurant, OP?

by Anonymousreply 301/26/2013

I loved Zuni Cafe and Slanted Door but I haven't eaten at either in 10 years.

by Anonymousreply 401/26/2013

The House of Prime Rib. An old-school classic.

by Anonymousreply 501/26/2013

The Stinking Rose.

by Anonymousreply 601/26/2013

Gwenneth Paltrow had great suggestions. Anyone still have the link?

by Anonymousreply 701/26/2013

It is very difficult to find a bad restaurant in San Francisco. probably the best eats in the entire country.

by Anonymousreply 801/26/2013

I always had a hard time finding a good Italian restaurant in North Beach, the Italian neighborhood. What are the good Italian restaurants that don't cost a fortune?

by Anonymousreply 901/26/2013


by Anonymousreply 1001/26/2013

Perbacco on California

One Market (on Market)

The Foreign Cinema in the Mission (on Valencia, I think)

Garcon in the mission (also on Valencia and 22nd)

Zuni is good, but very hard to get a table.

by Anonymousreply 1101/26/2013

Is Sear's still open?

And Tiramisu on Maiden Lane?

Be sure to check out Chinatown...

by Anonymousreply 1201/26/2013

Panchito's on Mission for good Mexican.

by Anonymousreply 1301/26/2013

All the rich people eat at the Empress of China in Chinatown.

by Anonymousreply 1401/26/2013

Is The Slanted Door still the hottest restaurant in SF?

by Anonymousreply 1501/26/2013

Staraya Bashnya, fine little Russian resto out on Clement St. The sign is in Cyrillic letters!

by Anonymousreply 1601/26/2013

House of Nanking.


by Anonymousreply 1701/26/2013

Barbacco was great get the duck fat brussel sprouts .

Limon in the mission was really good too

by Anonymousreply 1801/26/2013

Wherever you want

by Anonymousreply 1901/26/2013


Best Italian in North Beach was Cafe Sport

It's been several years so I don't know if it's still there.

by Anonymousreply 2001/26/2013

Do they have a White Castle?

by Anonymousreply 2101/26/2013

Hard to find a bad place in San Fran.

We loved Bar Tartine when we were there last summer, .

by Anonymousreply 2201/27/2013

The new hot spot is State Bird. Very difficult to get a table but I just managed to grab March 27!!!

by Anonymousreply 2401/27/2013


by Anonymousreply 2501/27/2013

I really liked Bridges when I visited.

If you're into Dim Sum, Yank Sing is great also.

by Anonymousreply 2601/27/2013

Really? Nobody has a favorite place?

by Anonymousreply 2701/27/2013

La Baracane in Hayes Valley is my favorite French bistro.

by Anonymousreply 2801/27/2013

R23's numbers are off.

At then end of 2010 there were 15,861 San Franciscans with HIV, less than 2% of the population of over 800,000.

by Anonymousreply 2901/27/2013

Of course there is the question of how many of those 800,000 are gay males.

One homophobe estimated just 64,000, which made it sound like 1 in 4 were infected with HIV, but more intelligent estimates are that with 26% of the population adult single males, over 200,000 people, it is likely that the gay population is the majority of that population, so around 120,000 is the likeliest scenario; and most of those 15,861 are likely on the old side. Furthermore, if you go to bars and so on in SF you are meeting people from all surrounding towns too, where the incidence of HIV is probably a little lower.

by Anonymousreply 3001/27/2013

Keiko a Nob Hill


La Ciccia


by Anonymousreply 3101/28/2013

SO in summary the HIV incidence is high in SF but I wouldn't be any more worried about meeting people there than in say Dallas or Atlanta or Phoenix, because people in SF are probably a bit less likely to deceive you as to their HIV status, or to have it without knowing it, or to practice unsafer sex.

by Anonymousreply 3201/28/2013

And of course not all of the 15,861 are gay either. So it's more like 10,000 out of 120,000.

by Anonymousreply 3301/28/2013

Farrallon (seafood) is pretty good, the decor is wonderful (art glass, ocean murals)

It's been some years but check out Boulevard, good food, again another wonderful decor (art nouveau)

Fun design your own burgers are to be found at Burger Bar (Hubert Keller)

Tadich Grill for cioppino

by Anonymousreply 3401/28/2013

It's been about six years since I last went, but Michael Mina is also a good food experience

by Anonymousreply 3501/28/2013

For drinks RN 74

A hot new place is Bourbon and Branch I haven't been there yet but it's designed as a speakeasy, you need to obtain the password to get in the door.

by Anonymousreply 3601/28/2013

Bourbon & Branch is great for cocktails, but they don't serve food.

by Anonymousreply 3701/28/2013

Atelier Crenn

But it's like having food as theater.

by Anonymousreply 3801/28/2013

Le Colonial is French Vietnamese and they have a club upstairs.

by Anonymousreply 3901/28/2013

Mission Chinese on 18th and Mission is THE place to go.

by Anonymousreply 4001/28/2013

I know it's sacrelige, but the best food I ever had there was at Aurea at the Stanford Court hotel on Nob Hill.

by Anonymousreply 4101/29/2013
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