One cannot live by sushi alone (theoretically)

Yesterday I prattled on and on about sushi, one of my favorite foods. There’s so much good food in our fair city that some days it’s really hard to decide what to eat. So today I’ll mentally re-visit some of the places that are so good that I take visiting tourist friends when I want them to be so impressed…

enjoying the food

  • Mom is Cooking (1166 Geneva Ave., 586-7000) – Abigail whips up some of the most amazing, authentic Mexican food while brother Richard lovingly tends bar. Try the pork boquitos.
  • Truly Mediterranean (3109 16th St. @ Valencia, 252-7482) – This hallway-sized dive serves falafel and shawarma (in a spectacular grill-toasted lavosh bread) like I remember from Jerusalem. Oh, and don’t leave without trying the home-made garlic yoghurt drink (it’s way better than it sounds).
  • Sliders (449 Castro St. @ Market), 431-3288) – Despite its incredibly unimpressive d

2 Comments so far

  1. Nicole Lee (unregistered) on August 8th, 2005 @ 6:05 am

    Sadly, Mom Is Cooking is no more. It closed down recently for unknown reasons.

  2. Michael (Mickey) Sattler (unregistered) on August 10th, 2005 @ 1:40 am

    Noooooooo! That’s really a bummer. Better Mexican food from a more delightful family I never had (in San Francisco). Now I’ll have to be looking to excuses to get me to Tucson again…

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