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Archives: 1995
  • Dish

    published August 9, 1995

    Food Police Millennium, among the city's premier vegetarian restaurants, has taken healthy eating one step further by hiring a "roaming"... More >>

  • Hog Heaven

    published August 9, 1995

    Don't get me started on barbecue. My passion on the subject is out of control. And in the days before I discovered James & James Ribs 'N Thangs, I... More >>

  • Dish

    published August 2, 1995

    Organic Delivery Tired of the lines at the weekend farmers markets? How about getting a box of freshly picked, organically grown seasonal... More >>

  • In a Sweat for Green Chile

    published August 2, 1995

    Nobody can deny that San Francisco has lots of great taquer’as: funky Mission-style (Taquer’a San Jose is my all-time favorite) or... More >>

  • Dish

    published July 26, 1995

    Safeway Beware Is San Francisco ready for Whole Foods Market? You bet, according to David Lannon, manager of the 17,000-square-foot natural... More >>

  • What Price Folly?

    published July 26, 1995

    Here's what I want when I drop a ton of dough on dinner: 1) Superb food; 2) Professional, attentive service; 3) To be coddled and schmoozed to... More >>

  • Inner Zuni

    published July 19, 1995

    It hurt to boycott Zuni Cafe. I had such fond memories of the place from the early '80s, when it was half its current size, the menu had a... More >>

  • Dish

    published July 19, 1995

    All About Health You eat a bad oyster at a local seafood place and you're sick all night. You visit your favorite Mexican dive and see two... More >>

  • Dish

    published July 12, 1995

    L.A. North Press credentials for a restaurant opening? Welcome to Planet Hollywood, San Francisco, which opens its doors Monday, July 17.... More >>

  • Blockbusters

    published July 12, 1995

    When is a neighborhood restaurant more than a neighborhood restaurant? When it's good enough to be a destination, and people incur all the hassles... More >>

  • Dish

    published July 5, 1995

    Table Training Dish dropped by a to-remain-unnamed SOMA restaurant last week and found a waiter badly in need of some training. Not that he... More >>

  • One for the Road

    published July 5, 1995

    The bar is packed. A woman with heavy black eyeliner and a black pantsuit with a plunging neckline flirts with a very tan man wearing a golf shirt... More >>

  • Dish

    published June 28, 1995

    Bread Winner June was Sicilian month at Il Fornaio's 11 California restaurants, which put Dish in a nostalgic frame of mind. Back in 1983,... More >>

  • Lightmotif

    published June 28, 1995

    "Can't you write about anything but California cuisine?" the reader wailed. I hated her for being right. I do write too much about it. But I have... More >>

  • Glow for It

    published June 21, 1995

    Noe Valley is cool. Way cool. Ponytailed 40-ish men who undoubtedly do something important in film, and women with half-shaved heads that shout... More >>

  • Dish

    published June 21, 1995

    Action City Everybody's always talking about the restaurant action on Chestnut Street, but Valencia and 21st is the true beehive of... More >>

  • Dish

    published June 14, 1995

    Cafe Society According to a recent nationwide study, a table on the street beat out a room with a view 3-to-1 in terms of diner preference.... More >>

  • Good Grease

    published June 14, 1995

    "My acupuncturist told me not to eat chicken," Rose announces the minute we sit down. "And not to drink beer. I have a scratchy throat." I... More >>

  • All That Glitters

    published June 7, 1995

    I imagine there are still cities where it's hard to find a decent plate of Chinese food. San Francisco is not one of them. In fact, when... More >>

  • Dish

    published June 7, 1995

    Patty Does S.F. It's finally here: Patricia Unterman's long-awaited Food Lover's Guide to San Francisco. And talk about definitive -- the... More >>

  • Dish

    published May 31, 1995

    Chicken Big It's huge, it's bustling and the counterpeople are grinning so hard there must be happy dust in that chicken. We're talking, of... More >>

  • Russian Without Regret

    published May 31, 1995

    About five years ago, I lived in the same apartment complex as a Russian couple newly arrived in the United States. As much as I loved spending... More >>

  • Dish

    published May 24, 1995

    Rocky Mountain Low Sometimes it takes a trip out of town to make you realize how good we have it here. One of the most eagerly anticipated... More >>

  • Squarely in Place

    published May 24, 1995

    "Nobody goes to Union Square anymore," I've been informed. "It's full of tourists." Oh. Once again, I'm out of step. Even though I live... More >>

  • A Breath of French Air

    published May 17, 1995

    There are Big Deal restaurants and there are big deal restaurants. The former, like Fleur de Lys and Masa's, require something from you, namely... More >>

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