Category Archives: San Francisco

Cotogna, San Francisco CA

Cotogna Focaccia House Cured Cod Bruschetta with Pole Beans Monterey Bay Squid, Cucumbers, Haricots Verts Grilled Shrimp with Beets and Cucumber Knoll Farm Fig Pizza with Gorgonzola Dolce and Arugula Chino Farm Corn Triangoli Tagliatelle with Devil’s Gulch Rabbit and … Continue reading

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Hooker’s Sweet Treats, San Francisco CA

Hooker’s Sweet Treats Big Easy Bread Pudding with Raisins, Pecans, and Melted Caramel Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie with Melted Caramel Caramel Bar with Cashew, Dark Chocolate, Smoked Sea Salt, and Buttered Caramel Sweet Cheddar Scone Located just a few … Continue reading

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b. patisserie [2,] San Francisco CA

b.patisserie Blueberry Almond Peach Croissant    Cherry Apricot Kouign Amann Chocolate Kouign Amann Raspberry Bostock Banana Chocolate Croissant Four Barrel Americano Rooted in French technique but possessing a particular flair for innovation with pastries whose basic forms are oft botched … Continue reading

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Fillmore Bakeshop, San Francisco CA

Fillmore Bakeshop Almond Croissant Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding Cinnamon Brioche Swirl Chocolate Chip and Almond Cookie Raspberry and Mocha Macarons Pecan Pie Bar Slotted in the unenviable position of early breakfast on my last half-day in town I’d be lying … Continue reading

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Baker & Banker, San Francisco CA

Baker & Banker Chateau de Malla Sauternes 1999 Bohemian Creamery Capriago & Boho Belle, dried fruit compote, Candied Ginger Bread Stone Fruit Crisp, Brown Sugar Oatmeal Streusel, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Blueberry Bread Pudding, Crème Fraiche Sherbet, Buttermilk Caramel Mr. … Continue reading

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Locanda, San Francisco CA

Locanda Grilled Pizza Bianca Grilled Pizza Bianca with house mortadella and pickled ramps Rigatoni alla Carbonara – Guanciale, Tully Doici Egg, Pecorino, Black Pepper   Pancetta-Wrapped Guinea Hen Leg – White Polenta, Grilled Turnips Flavorosa Pluot Almond Torta – Blueberry … Continue reading

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Kin Khao, San Francisco CA

Kin Khao Thai Iced Tea Thai Iced Coffee Pretty Hot Wings – Man Pla Fish Sauce, Garlic Marinade, Tamarind, Sriracha Glaze Fried Quail with Chili Jam and Sticky Rice Khao Yum Kai Dao – Fried Duck Eggs over Rice, Chili … Continue reading

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Town’s End Restaurant and Bakery, San Francisco CA

Town’s End Restaurant and Bakery Complimentary Pastry Basket – Peach and Banana Nut Muffins, Raisin Scone, Strawberry Jam French Toast Sampler with Egg, Whole Wheat, Raisin Walnut Bread Grilled Polenta Exiting Bonjour Patisserie and turning right it was in the warm … Continue reading

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Bonjour Patisserie, San Francisco CA

Bonjour Patisserie Almond Croissant Bostock Blueberry Financier Canele Chocolate and Coffee Éclair Selected for early morning pastry due to its SoMA location combined with the fact that several of my San Francisco favorites are closed on Monday it was just … Continue reading

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Hard Water, San Francisco CA

Hard Water Oregon Pink Shrimp Hushpuppies – Lemon and Herb Mayonnaise Stoneground Grits – Cabot Cheddar, Cultured Butter Almond Flour Fried Chicken, Buttermilk Waffles, Pepper Jelly Whiskey Kiss – Caramel Covered Marshmallow Again pulling double duty to give due diligence … Continue reading

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Stone’s Throw, San Francisco CA

Stone’s Throw Crispy Tomato Cream Wafers – Crushed Fava Bean Dip Puffed Potato and Eggs – Cauliflower Mousse, Chives, Crispy Chicken Skin Duck Pate and Mousse – French’s Mustard, Cornichons, Warm Soft Pretzels Warm Octopus & Okonomiyaki Pancake – Bacon … Continue reading

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R&G Lounge, San Francisco CA

R&G Lounge Hot Tea Salt and Pepper Crab Egg Custard with Mussels   Peking Duck Walnut Shrimp Cold Plate – Ham, Vegetarian Goose Cold Plate – Borurbon Squab Frequently featured in articles referencing the “Best of the Bay” but always … Continue reading

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Flour & Co, San Francisco CA

Flour & Co Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake Sticky Bun with Pecan-Walnut Caramel Savory Cornbread – Corn, Onions, Chives Oatmeal Praline Cookie Chocolate Chunk Cookie French Toast Sandwich – Lightly Sweetened Cream Cheese, Raspberry Jam, Cinnamon Swirl Carrot Cake – Pecans, … Continue reading

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Mymy, San Francisco CA

Mymy Banana Blueberry Souffle Pancake – Vanilla Curd, Candied Walnut Vanilla Sponge French Toast – Butterscotch Drizzle, Bananas, Strawberries, Blueberries Featuring a surprisingly similar menu to breakfast on day one and interestingly located cattycorner to the awful Olea where I’d … Continue reading

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A16, San Francisco CA

A16 Semolina Bread with Olive Oil Wild Nettle Ricotta Gnocchi – Pioppini Mushroom, Garlic, Mushroom Brodo, Herbs, Caciocavallo Trippa Napoletana – Onions, Tomato, Chiles, White Wine, Breadcrumbs Margherita – Tomato, Mozzarella, Grana Padano, Basil, Olive Oil Wood Fired Dry Peach … Continue reading

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Nico, San Francisco CA

Nico Hearth Bread Stone Fruit Colada – Rum, Coconut, Pineapple, Sage Panisse – Squash Duck Liver Pate – Asian Pear, Crouton Potato – Egg, Porcini, Beaufort Apricots, Pistachio Cake, Goat’s Milk Ice Cream Port Poached Cherries, Brown Butter Cake, Yogurt … Continue reading

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Tout Sweet Patisserie, San Francisco CA

Tout Sweet Burnt Caramel and Sea Salt, Peanut Butter and Raspberry Jam Macaron Nutella Sugar Bun with Almond Nougatine St. Honore Hazelnut Crumb Brioche Bread Pudding with Sea Salt, Ceylon Cinnamon, Vanilla Bean Custard Chocolate Chunk Cookie Brown Butter/Peanut/Cornflake Cookie … Continue reading

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Fog City, San Francisco CA

Fog City Warm Old Fashioned Doughnuts – Sugar Dusted Aaron’s Buttermilk Biscuits – Strawberry Compote Fog City Hot Brown – Roasted Heritage Turkey, Country Sourdough, Mornay Sauce, Nueskie’s Bacon, Roma Tomato Brioche French Toast – Yerena Farm Strawberries, Maple Whipped … Continue reading

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Three Babes Bakeshop, San Francisco CA

Three Babes Bakeshop Salty Honey Walnut Chocolate Pecan with Graham Cracker Crust Making my way from the Ferry Plaza Marketplace en route back to the hotel for a shower before the conference I quickly debated joining the surprisingly short line … Continue reading

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Humphry Slocombe at Ferry Plaza, San Francisco CA

Humphry Slocombe Secret Breakfast with Bourbon Caramel Butter by Moonlight / Harvey Milk and Honey Graham Still abuzz from the Kings double-OT Stanley Cup victory and a landmark meal at Saison it was after a long morning jog along the … Continue reading

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