Tag Archives: French

The Wolf
8.5

The Wolf

The San Francisco Chronicle heralded the new coming of The Wolf, open just a few weeks after its August 2016 shuttering.  Rich and Rebekah Wood took over the space from the 40-year owner, Michael Wild.  The Woods, of famed Wood Tavern, were looking for another restaurant opportunity.  It turns out..
Balboa Cafe
8

Balboa Cafe

We met our real estate agent on the way out of town to the Sonoma Coast.  Fridays are tough Marin and Sonoma traffic, so it’s best to get out of town early.  By the way, what the heck is with the gridlock traffic in San Francisco?  It appears you can’t..
Urchin Bistrot
8.8

Urchin Bistrot

I completely disagree with Michael Bauer, Food Critic for the San Francisco Chronicle about Urchin Bistrot.  His Sunday review found the location to be ‘disjointed’ – NOT.  I found the bright orange seats a wonderful contrast to the starkness.  The space is very comfortable, both upstairs and down.  Mr. Bauer..
Main Street Bar and Grill
6.3

Main Street Bar and Grill

If you’re gonna be using my brand new, shiny Airstream Interstate Grand Tour, picking it up at the Fairfield Bay Area Airstream dealer, you may need to wait before or after, so a meal in Suisun Valley is in order.  Main Street Bar and Grill is your stop   Our..
Monsieur Benjamin
8

Monsieur Benjamin

It was my birthday yesterday, and Dave took me to Monsieur Benjamin, Corey Lee’s of Benu and formerly The French Laundry fame new French bistro near the theater area in Civic Center.  Corey, like Thomas Keller, is a Francophile, having studied in France and New York.  Corey wanted to have..
Trou Normand
8.8

Trou Normand

Trou Normand opened only months ago, and they’ve been at the top of my ‘to-eat’ list even before their opening, mainly because Trou Normand is the new sister of one of my favorite San Francisco restaurants, Bar Agricole.  The second reason is to see what the design looked like since Bar..
Chez Papa Bistrot

Chez Papa Bistrot

If you’re looking for a classic French bistro in San Francisco, Chez Papa Bistrot, is the place to go.  French waiters, French feel, classic bistro dishes, all at Chez Papa Bistrot. We were on our way to Hawaii when United informed us of our four hour delay.  Packed, ready to..