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As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Sugar Rush"
  • Sam's Sundae
4.5 out of 5
9776 ratings
strive to use local, organic ingredients when available; made from Straus Family organic dairy products; tastes are served on metal spoons saving over 500,000 plastic spoons from filling landfills every year
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Best Drink"
  • Kyoto Iced Coffee
    takes 12 hours to make
4.5 out of 5
1698 ratings
vow: sells coffee less than 48 hours out of the roaster to customers
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Obsessions"
  • Kumamoto Oysters
4.5 out of 5
6416 ratings
launched in 1983 with a $500 loan from their parents and a five-acre lease on northern Tomales Bay; now harvest 3 million oysters annually
Little Star Pizza ($$)
(2979 ratings)

846 Divisadero St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 441-1118
littlestarpizza.com
As Seen On:
Pizza Party
  • Little Star Pizza
    signature dish; deep dish pizza w/ spinach blended w/ ricotta & feta, mushroom, onion, fresh garlic
4.5 out of 5
2979 ratings
As Seen On:
Deli Paradise
  • Italian Salame Sandwich
    top seller; w/ mustard, mayo, tomatoes, onions, pepperoncinis, provolone & lettuce served on sub roll; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1223 ratings
since 1896; specialize in Italian salames and sausages; "salame Nazis" (you better know your order when it's your turn...part of the charm); Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby, Howard Stern, Elizabeth Taylor have eaten here
Mr PolloSee Mr Pollo Video ($$)
(609 ratings)

2823 Mission St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94110
(860) 912-9168
  • $15 Chef's Tasting Menu
    four courses; varies depending what chef gets at market
4.5 out of 5
609 ratings
chef takes order, cooks and does the dishes
  • Jambalaya
    Ethiopian influenced, chicken-based; looks good
  • Saffron Prawns w/ Harissa
    prawns prepared w/ a chili bell pepper sauce made w/ caraway seeds, lemon, garlic & pepper
  • Seared Ahi Tuna w/ Chermoula
    Chermoula is a Moroccan sauce made w/ cilantro, parsley, chilis, garlic, cumin, coriander, lemon juice & saffron; looks good
4.5 out of 5
348 ratings
opened in 2012
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "San Francisco, CA"
  • Porchetta Sandwich
    most famous dish...sells out often; skin-wrapped pork loin & belly slow-cooked about 4 hours; thinly sliced on a porchetta drippings-soaked bun; w/ arugula, onion marmalade & rosemary sea salt; only available Thursdays & Saturdays at SF Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market
4.5 out of 5
1518 ratings
opened in 2002; now a fleet of 6 food trucks w/ several regular locations; specializing in mobile gourmet rotisserie meats
Sixth Course ($$)
(383 ratings)

1544 15th St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 829-2461
www.sixthcourse.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Dipped"
  • Mango Chili & Lime Gelato Pop
    house gelato w/ mango puree, blast frozen, dipped in chocolate, topped w/ chili powder; "it's a party in the mouth" -Shinmin Li
4.5 out of 5
383 ratings
opened in 2014; seasonal, locally sourced menu of small batch, handmade desserts
Adam's Grub Truck ($$)
(371 ratings)

601 Mission Bay Blvd N Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94158
(415) 307-8844
adamsgrubtruck.com
  • Adam Bomb
    6-lb sandwich w/ fried chicken, pulled pork, jalapenos, eggs, SPAM & bacon served between two grilled cheese sandwich buns; served /w chicken nugget as a garnish; if you can finish in 30 minutes, it's free
  • Double Dragon Burger
    named for classic video game; fried chicken topped w/ "drunken" pulled pork, hoisin BBQ sauce, muenster cheese, fried egg, Asian slaw, bacon & Tapatio sauce on a toasted brioche bun
  • Kraken Burger
    2 lemon pepper & garlic fried soft shell crabs w/ pickled ginger, sriracha sauce, avocado, roasted seaweed & bacon; topped w/ Asian slaw on a toasted brioche bun
  • Wolverine Burger
    Angus beef patty w/ sharp American cheese, bacon & fried onion crisps; topped w/ Asian slaw & sriracha mayo; on a toasted brioche bun
4.0 out of 5
371 ratings
#66 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); since 2011; food truck serving "Asian-fusion gourmet hangover food" -Adam Lee (owner); known for it messy foods; check website to find location
  • Basteeya (Moroccan Chicken Pot Pie)
4.0 out of 5
1924 ratings
[CLOSED]; inventive take on California influenced, Mediterranean & Moroccan dishes
Blue Bottle Coffee [CLOSED]See Blue Bottle Coffee Video ($$)
(120 ratings)

151 3rd St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 243-0455
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Cake Walk"
  • Mondrian Cake
4.0 out of 5
120 ratings
[CLOSED]
Boccalone [CLOSED]See Boccalone Video ($)
(771 ratings)

1 Ferry Bldg Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 433-6500
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "With Bacon"
  • Salumi Cone
    cone of various cured meats
4.0 out of 5
771 ratings
[CLOSED]
Broken RecordSee Broken Record Video ($)
(1251 ratings)

1166 Geneva Ave Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 963-1713
www.brokenrecordbar.com
  • Crispy Tiger Prawn Sandwich
    deep-fried prawns w/ crab salad mayo, sliced avocado, Louisiana hot sauce and lettuce on a sub roll; looks good
  • Oxtail Polenta
    pulled oxtail in "union sauce" on top of creamy polenta; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1251 ratings
"killer, inventive pub food"; offer about 300 types of whiskey...even whiskey is on tap; Other Recipes: Texas Tomato Toast w/ Roasted Garlic Spread & Homemade Ricotta
Buena VistaSee Buena Vista Video ($$)
(2837 ratings)

2765 Hyde St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 474-5044
thebuenavista.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Best Drink"
  • Irish Coffee
4.0 out of 5
2837 ratings
converted from a boardinghouse to a saloon in 1916 and then served its now famous Irish Coffee in 1952
Cafe JacquelineSee Cafe Jacqueline Video ($$$)
(671 ratings)

1454 Grant Ave Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 981-5565
  • Strawberry Souffle
    serves 2 to 4 persons; "best souffle I've ever had...hands down!"-Alton Brown
4.0 out of 5
671 ratings
it's a souffle restaurant
CatHead's BBQ [CLOSED] ($$)
(938 ratings)

1665 Folsom St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 861-4242
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    smoked for 14 hrs; served w/ mustard slaw on a "cathead" biscuit
  • Smoked Lamb
    pulled lamb, apple slaw, fennel ketchup
4.0 out of 5
938 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2008; owned & operated by husband-and-wife team who met in culinary school in 2004; trivia: "cathead" is a Southern biscuit the size of a cat's head; Other Recipes: Cathead Biscuits
Cockscomb [CLOSED] ($$$)
(1274 ratings)

564 4th St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 974-0700
  • Pin Bone Steak
    28 day dry aged, served w/ bone marrow dip & seasonal vegetables; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
1274 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2014; diverse menu pays homage to the city, known for fine meats & oyster bar
Cotogna ($$$)
(1603 ratings)

490 Pacific Ave Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 775-8508
cotognasf.com
  • Gelato Cart
    vanilla bean gelato w/ dark chocolate sauce
4.0 out of 5
1603 ratings
rustic Italian cuisine; daily menu of spit-roasted & grilled meat & fish, wood-fired pizza & house-made pasta
  • The Rebel Within
    muffin w/ asiago, sausage, green onion & soft cooked egg embedded inside of the muffin; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
1654 ratings
est. 2012; contemporary patisserie w/ online retail shop & farmers' market stand; seasonal menu of baked goods, desserts, savory fare & signature drinks
  • Black Bean Cakes
  • Grilled Corn Bread w/ Jalepeno jelly
  • Vege Chili on Grilled Corn Bread
4.0 out of 5
4587 ratings
[CLOSED]; long lines; Other Recipes: Roasted Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "With Bacon"
  • Bacon Apple Maple Donuts
4.0 out of 5
1951 ratings
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Crunchy"
  • Indonesian Corn Fritters
4.0 out of 5
1136 ratings
formerly "E&O Trading Co" at airing; contemporary Asian-inspired cuisine, the restaurant's unique space features high ceilings adorned by dramatic chandeliers and stunning decor
  • Mofongo
    hand mashed garlic plantains stuffed with your choice of filling, topped w/ a vegetable sofrito (Guy got roasted pork)
  • Ropa Vieja
    braised shredded flank steak w/ savory bits of tomatoes, onions, peppers & garlic; looks good
4.0 out of 5
424 ratings
est. 1974; husband & wife team serving home-style Cuban & Puerto Rican comfort food
Fior d'Italia ($$)
(621 ratings)

2237 Mason St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 986-1886
www.fior.com
As Seen On:
Pasta Paradise
  • Pumpkin Ravioli
4.0 out of 5
621 ratings
homemade pasta
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