Cabbage, mushroom, bok choy, broccoli, black fungus, carrot. 195 PHP
Mr. Choi Kitchen, Manila PHILIPPINES
This dish was boring and really was just an attempt to try to eat something healthy during our trip. They just used the usual vegetables and the sauce was basic.
San Augustin Church, Intramuros.
French green lentils with spinach and goat cheese. Pre fixe menu
Radio Africa & Kitchen, San Francisco CA
After we saw this plated trio, we knew we were gonna be full! The items were all really different and very tasty. I thought that the column of French green lentils was creative and beautifully presented. The lamb prepared two ways was good, and the barramundi had a nice flavor. Everything was pretty heavy though so we had to pace ourselves. 🙂
Roasted leg of lamb with lamb shoulder alicha, snap peas and couscous.
Wild barramundi with broccoli, wild rice, pomegranate and pistachios.
Broccoli di ciccio, pluot, brown butter. Tasting menu $95
Luce, San Francisco CA
This was a miss for me. The flavors were there, but the texture of the lamb loin was really rubbery and squishy at the same time. It was off-putting and kind of ruined the rest of the great components on the plate. 😦
Blue trumpet vine (Thunbergia laurifolia, Acanthaceae), Kentfield.
Broccoli de ciccio, green beans, soft polenta and parmesan. $14
Nopa, San Francisco CA
This was pretty tasty and I loved the smoky flavor of the roasted broccoli, but there really wasn’t much food in this little bowl. I was still hungry after eating this especially after the wait to get seated and then to receive the actual food. Perhaps they could considering adding a bit more food in the future because this wasn’t very satisfying.
Red-tipped echeveria (Crassulaceae), West Field Road.
Asparagus, broccoli, collard greens, cedar, lime. $14
Namu Gaji, San Francisco CA
Boy, was this good! I’ve only previously had beef tongue sliced into sandwiches, shredded into tacos, or cut up in different ways as an ingredient in soups and stews. This was large pieces of tongue, perfectly cooked and beautifully dressed, simply presented so as to enjoy the beef tongue in all its delicious glory. Great job, Namu Gaji!
7×7 Magazine’s The Big Eat San Francisco: 100 Things to Eat + Drink Before You Die – 2013
Banchan. Mung bean sprouts, daikon greens, kimchi. Complimentary
I wish I remembered everything in this dish, but it was definitely tasty. The top was nice and toasted and the cheese was wonderfully melted and delicious. $8
Fable, San Francisco CA
Ladybug on Aeonium (Crassulaceae), West Field Road.
Delicious mixture of veggies cooked to order in Hahn’s special spicy sauce. Served with rice, bean sprouts and kimchee. $8.95
Hahn’s Hibachi, San Francisco CA
Hmm, this was just ok – really nothing special. I chose the spicy sauce option and there wasn’t any heat despite the presence of chili flakes.
Courtyard at St. Kevin Rectory, Cortland Avenue.