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...