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 >>
The SummitCasa 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>