New Café in SoMa: 144 King Art Café

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Somehow this café opening slipped past my radar, but last month ~144 KING ART CAFÉ~ opened in SoMa, right across from the ballpark. True to its name, it has a very artistic look (the space is a lot like an art gallery). The in-house chef is Michelle Mathews, previously the executive chef of Café Claude. You can get breakfast, lunch, and Saturday brunch, and everything is organic and locally sourced. The menu rotates often, but breakfast includes a whole-wheat ham and cheese waffle with a fried egg, while lunch brings a beef brisket or house-smoked turkey sandwich (or a Cubano), soup of the day, and salads. Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 10am-3pm. 144 King St. at 3rd St.