When I visited A16 for the first time a few months back, I left the restaurant walking on air. Well, I went back for a second time recently, and I’m pleased to say that I’ve yet to be disappointed.
So it turns out that San Francisco does offer well-executed Italian food. Until now, I’d been convinced otherwise. Italian food seldom tastes terrible, but I find it even more rare that it tastes exquisite. (In my experience, this is the one element that Italian food shares with Chinese cuisine.) A16, despite being nearly four years […]
This topic arose the other day at the office: Which SF neighborhood has the best restaurants? We never came up with a definitive answer to this question at work, but it’s been on my mind ever since. Last year, I sang the virtues of these twenty restaurants that all happen to be scattered all over […]
I had to complete this exhaustive list for someone, so I thought I might as well post it for others to read and contemplate. I wouldn’t say the establishments are my definitive top 20, but they are among my favorites. What are yours? I’d love to know. 1. When I discovered the Hard Knox Cafe […]