Tag Archives: restaurant

wide shot of Whiz Burgers on 18th Street

Burger Relic Stays True to Old-School Roots

A guy wearing a black hoodie, flat-brimmed baseball hat and baggy jeans walked up to Whiz Burgers Drive-In on a warm Sunday night. His head was down as he focused on several wrinkled dollar bills...
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The Man Behind the Mission’s Hottest Restaurants

Philip Lesser walks through the 99-year-old building on Mission Street that Vanguard Properties transformed in 2005 from a bank into its headquarters. He likes stopping here to talk to agents and admire the renovations — the...
Garam Masala Fried Seitan ala Foreign Cinema

Veganize It! Foreign Cinema’s Garam Masala Fried Chicken

For my birthday last year, I went to Foreign Cinema. I spent the evening sipping champagne cocktails and laughing until my face hurt enjoying the company of two of my best girlfriends. Aside from the...

Swine Flu Krispies

Today it’s about food. Food suitable for the President. Food that cures anxiety. Hell, food that battles swine flu. You know how when you’re a kid you think your parents are full of it when...