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Caffe Roma (Eat/Drink)

CaffeRomaRating: Excellent
Where: North Beach, San Francisco, CA (526 Columbus Ave between Union Street and Green Street)

Review:

A coffee roastery tells you everything about a coffee place, that these are dedicated people who take coffee seriously. You will be delighted by their deliciousness. This is especially true for Caffe Roma as it’s also family owned and the people here are really friendly. They make excellent and espresso drinks from the most authentic espresso, to a cappuccino, or in a warm sunny afternoon, an affogato that will sing into your day! They also carry sandwiches, pastries and biscotti, cookies.CaffeRoma

The old fashion fans and the doors on both ends of the cafe makes refreshing crisp air flow. Brown and white photographs on walls, soccer memorabilia, oldie music, patrons who are reading a book, newspaper, or on laptops are all in this spacious but also intimate atmosphere. And TV (sound muted) is on all time with good sports games.

Caffe Roma makes North Beach a real Italian feel with a spin of true San Franciscan joy. And if drinking a cup is not enough to satisfy you, they have a great selection of beans that you can get to brew at home! My favorite is the Sicilian Gold with its dark, smooth and rich taste. You can also see the giant roasting machine by the front entrance.

Keywords: Excellent, NorthBeach, San Francisco, cafe, coffee, restaurantreview

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Linea Coffee (Eat/Drink)

LineaCaffeRating: Solid Good
Where: Mission, San Francisco, CA (3417 18th Street between Mission Street and Valencia  Street)

Review: Linea redefines coffee and waffles. Their beans have (more…)

Kin Khao (Eat/Drink)

KinKhaoRating: Solid Good
Where: Union Square, San Francisco, CA (55 Cyril Magnin Street and is actually on Mason Street and Ellis Street)

Review: Not your typical inexpensive local Thai joint. It’s upscale gourmet Thai with multiple layers. The dishes were on the smaller portion.

Deep fried duck egg “salad” was fairly good with very garden fresh taste, hot wings were also good with a small spicy and sweet kick. Rabbit curry was more delicate and while not a lot of taste to the meat, the sauce was excellent! Complimentary white or brown rice.

Drink wise, it’s by the Trick Dog team. While the drinks (more…)

Lobsta Truck (Eat/Drink)

LobstaTruckRating: Good
Where: Mobile truck, SOMA, San Francisco, CA (SoMa StrEat Food Park, 428 11th Street between Bryant Street and Harrison Street)

Review: Food trucks have been a hype for a few years. Generally the food is expensive for its quantity and quality and lacks restaurant style service especially at food parks where those are folding tables and chairs except the SOMA Food truck park that’s a stationary, but wows for novelty and convenience and variety.

Lobsta Truck is (more…)

Victory Hall & Parlor (Eat/Drink)

VictoryHallParlorVictoryHallParlorRating: Solid Good
Where: SOMA, San Francisco, CA (330 Ritch Street cross Townsend Street)

Review: The wait for having a table to eat Little Skillet in an alley is over. Same owner Deanna Sison Foster also has Farmer Brown (live music on Sundays and weekend brunch are buffet style on Saturdays and Sundays.)

The signature dishes of (more…)

Boba Guys (Eat/Drink)

Rating: So so
Where: Mission, San Francisco, CA (3491 19th St cross Valencia Street)

Review: $4 for the horchata boba was still too (more…)

Coffee Cultures (Eat/Drink)

CoffeeCulturesRating: Okay
Where: Financial District, San Francisco, CA (25 Bush Street cross Sansome Street)

Review: So the coffee was pretty good, and the super dim light place is artistic at best, but you must know that the coffee was somewhat steep pricey and the pastries were not cheap either. A quick stop will cost you 8 bucks with $3.25 for a cap and rest for a pastry and tax.

Keywords: Financial District, San Francisco, okay, cafe, coffee

Ramen Izakaya Goku (Eat/Drink)

imageimageimageRating: Okay

Where: Mission, San Francisco, CA (3232 16th Street between Dolores Street and Guerrero Street)

Review: They are more known for the izakaya plates (tapas, smaller dishes that are almost snack style)

Decent ramen quality but seemed to be just a tad bit little (more…)

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