Posts Tagged ‘Soma District’

27 May
2013

Fifth Floor Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, May 27th, 2013

The Fifth Floor San Francisco Exterior Decor

Fifth floor is a restaurant in the SF Downtown Hotel Palomar, and has been around for ages and seen many a top chef come and move on. (George Morrone, Melissa Perrello, etc) We haven’t been back in many years, so it was time to refresh our memory. Our last visit was in April 2013.

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4 Apr
2013

Osha Thai Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, April 4th, 2013

Osha Thai San Francisco exterior decor

Osha Thai is a popular Thai restaurant in San Francisco that has grown to seven locations and was started in 1996 by sisters Wassana Korkhieola and Lalita Souksamlane. Osha means delicious in Thai. We visited the third Street location near Moscone Center. They focus on fresh, seasonal, local ingredients while serving both traditional Thai cuisine and modern interpretations. Our last visit was in April 2013 where we saw quality had fallen off. Read the rest of this entry »

16 Jan
2013

Alexander’s Steakhouse Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, January 16th, 2013

Alexanders Steakhouse San Francisco exterior decor

Alexander’s Steakhouse is a modern high end steak restaurant that opened Early September 2010 in the South of market (SOMA) area of San Francisco. Their other location in Cupertino, just off highway 280, has been serving top notch steaks since 2005. Chef Jeffrey Stout, in partnership with restaurateur JC Chen have run the place. They feature 28-day aged Certified USDA prime Angus steaks while the Palo Alto location uses USDA Choice Grade meat. (Top 1% of beef)

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28 Nov
2012

Cat Heads BBQ Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, November 28th, 2012

Cat Heads BBQ San Francisco exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Cat Heads BBQ was a pop-up that has morphed into a permanent restaurant in the former Big Nate’s BBQ location. We are being BBQ fans, always on the lookout for new openings.

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22 Aug
2012

25 Lusk – Twenty Five Lusk Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, August 22nd, 2012

25 Lusk Twenty Five Lusk San Francisco exterior decor

Twenty Five Lusk – 25 Lusk is a long-awaited and hot restaurant from an All-Star team that opened in the middle of October, 2010. Tucked away in an alley, this place will draw much walk-in traffic! They serve “sophisticated, contemporary, approachable fine dining specializing in neoclassical-influenced cuisine”, which probably means locally inspired California cuisine. Our last visit was in 2012.

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1 Jun
2012

Yank Sing Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, June 1st, 2012

Yank Sing San Francisco rin con center interior decor

Yank Sing Rincon Center

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1 Aug
2011

Luce Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, August 1st, 2011

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Why did we dine here? – Luce is a one Michelin star restaurant in the Intercontinental San Francisco hotel. We’ve debated dining here for a while. The previous chef left to open Atelier Crenn, so we wondered how Luce would rate now. The reviews on yelp are decidedly mixed.
Daniel Corey (Pelican Bay resort) worked under chef Crenn, and is now the chef de cuisine and has put his stamp on the food.

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29 Jun
2011

Chez Spencer Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, June 29th, 2011

Chez Spencer San Francisco exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Located almost under the Central Freeway, Chez Spencer was on Check Please, long-ago, and looked fairly promising. Being French food fans, we have no choice but to give it a whirl.

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16 Feb
2011

Restaurant Lulu Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, February 16th, 2011

Lulus San Francisco exterior decor

Restaurant Lulu is a classic San Francisco favorite that has been around since 1993. They are well known for their Oak Fired Rotisserie items and deserved a revisit. Lulu’s was once our favorite restaurant, many, many meals ago. We had last been here about five years ago.

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10 Jan
2011

Una Pizza Napoletana Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, January 10th, 2011

Una Pizza Napoletana San Francisco exterior decor

Una Pizza Napoletana is a new legendary pizza place in San Francisco’s Soma District. Pizzaiolo Anthony Mangieri closed up his New York shop last year and headed westward with his wife to open this restaurant in 2010, aka shrine to pizza making.

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11 Aug
2010

Zero Zero Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, August 11th, 2010

Zero Zero San Francisco Exterior Decor

Zero Zero is a new restaurant in San Francisco’s SOMA district by Bruce Hill. (Pizzeria Picco, Picco, Bix) The restaurant is named after “00” or doppio zero ultrafine milling flour, used in many pizzas. They feature ‘Calipolitan’ pizzas, pastas, Italian small plates, ‘two big time bars’, and organic soft serve. The focus is on farm driven ingredients and a party like atmosphere. Reservations for parties 5 or larger only, so by 6:45pm there was a wait. Read the rest of this entry »