hamburger marys folsom st san francisco

Hamburger Mary’s

Image copyright Janet Delaney 1582 Folsom Street, San Francisco, California 94103-3721 phone: 415.626.5767 Once upon a time, Hamburger Mary’s was the funkiest burger joint in the city. Then, upscale types would come to this friendly, biker-bar with quirky decor (cream for coffee is dispensed from baby bottles with the nipples cut off) to sample the […]

the slanted door valencia

The Slanted Door

Image courtesy of 584 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA (Between 17th and 18th Streets) Phone: 415-861-8032 Fax: 415-861-8329 Cuisine: Vietnamese One of San Francisco’s newest and most popular restaurants, The Slanted Door serves Vietnamese cuisine in a whimsical and elegant setting. Notice the graceful, mismatched chairs, the sea-green dishes that perfectly match the color of the […]

Maison Robert in Boston

Maison Robert Boston

Image courtesy of 45 School Street, Boston, MA (Between Tremont and Washington Streets in Old City Hall) Phone: 617-227-3370 Fax: 617-227-5977 Cuisine: French Housed in Old City Hall, a National Historic Landmark with a cavernous upstairs dining room, Maison Robert has served French food since 1971. French Master Chef Jacky Robert, more daring than previous chefs, […]

amira san francisco


Reported as Closed 590 Valencia Street, San Francisco, California 94110-1115 ph: 415.621.6213 When you are in the mood for virtuoso belly dancing and delicious Turkish food, wander into Amira and feast on both. The atmosphere is all pillows, throw rugs, silky music and darkened corners. Start with the delicious hors d`oeuvre of walnut spread, and […]

Candle Cafe New York

Candle Café

1307 3rd Avenue, New York, New York 10021-3301 ph: 212.472.0970 fax: 212.472.7169 An organic, vegetarian haven whose farm-fresh food will give you the glow of health. Polished apples sit on each table, and recommended dishes include a crunchy sprout salad, a vegetable casserole with mushroom gravy, and a grilled portobello mushroom sandwich on sourdough. The […]