Desi Danganan

  • Dining

    October 10, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Eastern Addition Previews The Summit's Return

    Desi Danganan, Tim Luym, and Jacobo Juarez are among the crew who have spearheaded a new pop-up dinner series called Eastern Addition. Luym previously worked as a chef for Poleng Lounge, the now defunct Western Addition restaurant and club owned by Danganan; he now is consulting chef for the Attic i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Poleng Lounge Tribute Dinner

    The Summit​Casa Poleng Lives! Where: The Summit, 780 Valencia (at 19th St.), 861-5330 When: Sat., Jan. 29; dinner 6-9 p.m., afterparty 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Cost: $25 for dinner; afterparty free (RSVP required) The rundown: The closure of Poleng Lounge last year was a bummer for all kinds of re ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 5, 2011

    Fresh Eats

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  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Ten 2010 Restaurant Closures That Hurt

    joebeone/FlickrWas Le Cheval too big to fail? Apparently not, thanks to an adversarial landlord.​With the great scything-down of 2008 well past us, San Francisco's restaurant industry sent up hundreds of blooms, some of them quite brilliant. Yet competition, normal restaurant-world pressures, and ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    The Summit's 28 Hour Short Rib Sandwich

    John Birdsall28 hour short rib sandwich on house-baked weck, $8.50.​Wednesday, October 6, 2010 Desi Danganan's week-old third place all-day hangout on Valencia aims to be, well, whatever you want it to be: morning coffee house, daytime port for essential FB updates, dinner place, dessert salo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Blog Lets You Follow Along as a Mission Eatery Takes Shape

    The Summit's BlogOtl Aicher designs from the '72 Olympics, visual inspiration for an emerging eatery on Valencia.​Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Dream launch: Ever harbored a fantasy about opening a restaurant? While the post-opening reality might be a steady barrage of last-minute no-sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Poleng's Lingering Flavor: Your SFoodie Lunch Planner

    C. AlburgerPapalote's Mexi-Pino Ode to Poleng: Downright neighborly.​Thurs., Feb. 18, 2010 Papalote's Ode to Poleng burrito is filled with the elements of a typical Filipino adobo plate: soy-and-vinegar-marinated chicken, with garlic fried rice and diced tomatoes. What inspired Papalote owner ... More >>

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    March 15, 2006
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