I was curious about ~STRAW~, a new Twitter follower I got last week, and then SFoodie broke the story: it’s going to be a 30-seat restaurant opening in the former J’s Pots of Soul (and the subsequent and short-lived Soul). Partners Ari Feingold, chef Naomi Beck, and Greg Kaye are taking their inspiration from carnivals (something that 15 Romolo was doing with their late-night menu as well). Some dishes mentioned include “a chicken and waffle Monte Cristo (a sandwich, with waffles taking the place of bread), a Jenga stack of French toast, lavender-lemonade popsicles, and sangria slushees. (Beck is also co-owner of 3 Foods Café in Arcata.) La Copa Loca in the Mission has been enlisted to develop Straw’s corn-on-the-cob gelato.” Straw will be offering lunch, dinner, weekend brunch, and a happy hour. And in honor of the carnival them, they are offering quite the prize for whoever correctly guesses their opening date—check it out on their homepage. Step right up!
Dec 7, 2010 • 1 min read
A New Spot Offering Carny Cuisine Coming to Hayes Valley
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