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1995 Stories by Barbara Lane

Archives: 1995
  • Dish

    published May 17, 1995

    Feeding Those Heads "You've got to give stoners a warning. If you space off and leave the hot oil bath going while you're smoking out, it... More >>

  • Universal Appeal

    published May 10, 1995

    You know you've been around a while when every time you go to a restaurant, you remember the place it used to be. Speaking of being around a long... More >>

  • Dish

    published May 10, 1995

    Julia's Pearls Julia Child tossed some gems to the audience at her recent City Arts & Lectures appearance. Among them: "All you need... More >>

  • Starstruck

    published May 3, 1995

    I've been trying to get into the Flying Saucer for years. Either I call too late to make a reservation ("All we have two Wednesdays from now is... More >>

  • Dish

    published May 3, 1995

    Socially Conscious Butterfat There's a history of grumbling from neighborhood activists whenever Ben & Jerry's sets up shop. But the new... More >>

  • Up to Your Gills

    published April 26, 1995

    Me and sushi, we go way back. Almost 20 years ago, my favorite uncle, who prides himself on being the black sheep of the family, took me out to... More >>

  • Dish

    published April 26, 1995

    Next Year in Jerusalem Shenson's Delicatessen (on outer Geary) was an absolute madhouse on Passover, as harried working folks mobbed the place... More >>

  • Dish

    published April 19, 1995

    New Life for Old Chalet We'll have to wait another year for the Beach Chalet Brewery Restaurant, at the west end of Golden Gate Park. The two... More >>

  • Claws Celebre

    published April 19, 1995

    "Who are these people?" the veteran city journalist asked as we walked into Anthony's one Monday night. A look at the diners -- tucking happily... More >>

  • Overpass Oasis

    published April 12, 1995

    I was not in a good mood. Someone had left my annual indulgence, a box of Teuscher champagne truffles, on the dryer, and they were soup. Not only... More >>

  • Dish

    published April 12, 1995

    Yo Mama It's starting: the annual assault urging you to make reservations now for Mother's Day (May 14). Dish strongly advises otherwise.... More >>

  • The Shape of Things to Come

    published April 5, 1995

    One thing you can say about 2001, the six-month-old restaurant at 17th and Kansas: They're pulling out all the stops. On every dish. All the time.... More >>

  • Dish

    published April 5, 1995

    Don't Cry for Me, Jeremiah How do tourists decide where to eat? If you're a well-heeled visitor staying at one of the city's top hotels,... More >>

  • Dish

    published March 29, 1995

    It's Ugly Out There Let's face it. Times are tough. Competition is intense. And the heavy rains made lots of regular restaurantgoers hunker... More >>

  • Last Tango on Haight

    published March 29, 1995

    I thought I detected a hint of panic in our waitress' eye. And no wonder. From my own less-than-illustrious career waiting tables, I knew we were... More >>

  • New Kid on the Dock

    published March 22, 1995

    I'm not sure when I felt the rave coming on. Certainly the lightly battered, piping-hot smelt with a dab of aioli, presented as a taste teaser,... More >>

  • Globetrotting Southwest

    published March 15, 1995

    "It sure doesn't look like a Mexican restaurant." "It's not Mexican -- it's Southwest." "You mean New Mexico." "Sort of, but I... More >>

  • Steeped in chic

    published March 8, 1995

    Remember that Woody Allen movie where the train full of beautiful, expensively dressed and well-coifed people, laughing and quaffing champagne,... More >>

  • Puff pieces

    published March 1, 1995

    Souffle. The word itself is so luxurious -- as compared to, say, oatcake. Souffle. Say it. Roll it around in your mouth. So French in that... More >>

  • Scenesetters

    published February 22, 1995

    Julie's supper club has grown up. Not Julie's Supper Club. That SoMa hotspot is still doing a funky '50s retro thing, serving up giant martinis... More >>

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