Richmond (Outer)

July 13, 2012
There are some people in the restaurant industry who totally melt your heart, and the kind couple (Kristoffer Toliao and Yuka Ioroi) running the homey Cassava Bakery + Café in the Outer Richmond have not only totally charmed me but...
I am so grateful to a chef buddy for turning me on to this joint. Specifically, their ramen. Nope, it’s not on the menu, but it is listed on a piece of paper as a special on the wall. There’s...
You know when you have friends visiting from out of town and they want an SF seafood experience? This is not about some soup in a sourdough bowl--it's prime time to hook them up with a crab fest! And seriously...
With the rampant izakaya or izakaya-inspired openings in SF (Nihon, Umami, Hime, Sozai, and the soon-to-open O), it's time to pay homage to one of the originals, ~OYAJI~, tucked away on a foggy stretch of Clement out in the Richmond....
I am so not a golfer. But I can definitely appreciate the charms of having a Memphis-style BBQ lunch outside, overlooking a nice green in the middle of Golden Gate Park. With an ice-cold Anchor Steam beer. Yeah, not too...
If you're a true card-carrying San Franciscan gourmand, there is an unofficial list of destinations you have to visit, ticking them off the list one beignet, Irish coffee, and tamale at a time. Otherwise "they" might revoke your gourmand resident...
No matter how many people I steer to this restaurant, it continually surprises me how few have eaten there. Trust me, people, it's worth that trek to the Richmond, which really isn't a trek at all (unless you are in...