Pioppi mushrooms, bianchetti truffles, mushroom brodo, herbs, caciocavallo. $14
A16, San Francisco CA
Mmm, this pasta was delicious and it had a great earthy quality. The ricotta gnocchi were perfect pillows of goodness, and it was cool that it was served with mushroom broth. I haven’t had gnocchi this way before and it was refreshing.
Capri: Cocchi americano, lemonade, rosemary, sparkling wine. $12
Bay shrimp (chips), green strawberries. $7
Rich Table, San Francisco CA
This was a very interesting soup. It had a thick, smooth consistency which was very pleasant. The crispy shrimp chips were great with the velvety soup and the sliced green strawberries were surprising and delicious. The soup felt rich and refreshing at the same time – pretty cool.
Albacore tuna melt, arugula, house pickles, Shelbourne cheddar. $11
Machine Coffee & Deli, San Francisco CA
While I liked the flavors of this sandwich, I didn’t like the bread to filling ratio. I like sandwiches using baguettes, but there was almost no filling in this sandwich especially since it was a tuna melt. The baguette was also on the hard side. I was not impressed.
7×7 Magazine’s The Big Eat San Francisco: 100 Things to Eat + Drink Before You Die – 2013
Served with potato chips.
With roasted corn and pickled goat horn peppers.
Flour and Water, San Francisco CA
Coqueta, San Francisco CA
Omg, this is the best quality of cured Spanish ham around! I loved the super thin slices and they had such a wonderful flavor. I didn’t like the tiny, dry breadsticks though, and the twenty nine dollar price tag was pushing it for me especially for the modest serving size. But that didn’t fully detract from the amazing quality.
Uni tamago toji. With scallions and nori. $13
Izakaya Roku, San Francisco CA
This was a new and interesting dish for me. I’d never had uni this way before. It was pretty good, but I kinda wish that the uni was less cooked. I’m still trying to get used to eating sea urchin, but I would rather have a really great raw uni than low quality cooked uni. This uni wasn’t of the best quality, but it was ok and it definitely gross horrible uni. Here’s to trying new food!
All natural chicken, lettuce, celery, scallion, slivered almonds, grapes, dijon, mayo, sliced sourdough. Best of Boudin combo $7.79
Boudin Bakery and Cafe, San Francisco CA
I’m not a huge sandwich fan for lunch, but this was pretty good! Boudin is just around the corner from my office so it’s convenient. Now it’s nice to know that I actually like their chicken salad sandwich. I think it’s the addition of ingredients such as the almonds and grapes that makes it really good. I also like their clam chowder!
Clam chowder, New England style.