Photo by Peter Belanger Photography.
Though they’re still waiting for their liquor license to come through, husband-and-wife team Joel Bleskacek (Campton Place, Oliveto, 42 Degrees) and Maxine Siu (Oliveto, 42 Degrees) have opened their new Potrero Hill daytime restaurant. To recap from previous tablehopper coverage, ~PLOW~ is serving a classic American menu (such as French toast with caramelized bananas and crème fraîche, ricotta pancakes, a fried egg sandwich, and muffins and buttermilk biscuits), and it seems people are loving their plow potatoes (which are deep fried to order—don’t ask, just order them). Oh yeah, and let’s not overlook the biscuits and gravy made with their housemade sausage. And then there’s this little number, the Chinese breakfast with two fried eggs over steamed rice and Chinese sausage. Yum. Prices are nice (almost everything is under $10), and there are even breakfast options for little ones.
As for lunch, there are a few salads, including a chicken salad, and sandwiches like a roast pork one, or grilled vegetables on ciabatta. There are also a couple hot dishes: semolina gnocchi ($9) in tomato sauce, and short ribs ($13) with polenta and gremolata.
Expect all-day breakfast everyday, with lunch beginning at 11:30am, brunch on weekends, and lots of natural light with your meal. Hours are Tue-Fri 7am-2pm, and Sat-Sun 8am-2pm, and they will host the occasional winemaker dinner with Ruby Wine too. One more thing to note: people in SF talk about their business featuring all-local ingredients, but Plow’s owners took it one step further, since everyone they used to design the place (including their contractor) hails from their 94107 ZIP code.