Tag Archives: historic

Original Joe’s
9.8

Original Joe’s

My buddy, Paul, decided at the last minute to head out to San Francisco for New Year’s.  I hustled on back from Timber Cove to spend the day with him.  Paul’s a life-long Chicagoan and White Sox fan but recently moved to Nashville, so Original Joe’s sounded to me like..
Casa Caponetti

Casa Caponetti

What an AMAZING treat to find Casa Caponetti.  We bought three nights that the kind proprietors of Casa Caponetti donated to the San Francisco National Maritime Park Association, part of the National Parks System.  (By the way, the major source of funds to support the National Parks maritime arm, the..
The House of Prime Rib
9.9

The House of Prime Rib

The House of Prime Rib is exactly that. You get prime rib!! BUT, it is a set meal with a few choices, like size of prime rib cut. (OK, so they do have a fish dish as a special.) We ordered the King Cut when we went to The House..
The Buena Vista Cafe
7.8

The Buena Vista Cafe

Us locals don’t normally hang out at Fisherman’s Wharf, but there are a few spots that you will always see locals.  The Buena Vista Cafe  is one of those.  Home to the original and finest Irish Coffee on the planet, and that’s just for starters.  The wait staff has been..
Alfred’s Steakhouse
8.7

Alfred’s Steakhouse

The slogan on Alfred’s Steakhouse website tells us that they have been ‘authentically San Francisco since 1928.  So very true.  Bought from Alfred in 1973 by Art Petri and his son, Al, Alfred’s Steakhouse has been in the same family ever since.  Alfred’s was originally located up on Broadway near the..
Tadich Grill
7.7

Tadich Grill

Since we’re rarely in the city on the weekends, we wanted to go back to the tried and true Tadich Grill for lunch one Saturday.  We got there at 11:30 and were still 6th in line to get in. There are no reservations at Tadich Grill, so if you don’t..