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Lahore

  • Dining

    December 11, 2013
  • Dining

    October 30, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Guddu de Karahi Picks Up Right Where the Beloved Lahore Karahi Left Off

    In the dead center of the Sunset, Noriega at 22nd Ave., sits an unassuming Pakistani restaurant, Guddu de Karahi. You'd never know from looking at it, but the chef-owner is Guddu Haider, who helmed the serially beloved Lahore Karahi in the Tenderloin until May 2012. Like the Soup Nazi decamping for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Jonathan Kauffman's Top Five Dishes of 2011 (Plus Runners-Up)

    Lara HataBar Tartine's cured mullet roe on toast.​If 2010 belonged to Benu, Mission Chinese Food/Commonwealth, and Sons Daughters, 2011 was all about burgers, barbecue, and ramen. A buzzy group of new-generation food trucks turned into a fleet, and more of us subscribed to the mailing lists of p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    The Tender's Elia Varela Serra Talks About Food in the 'Loin

    Anna Rascouët-PazThe Tender's editors, Elia and Miquel.​Since it debuted in May 2009, The Tender has become an invaluable resource for food types like SFoodie. The neighborhood blog does a great job at covering one of SF's best eating neighborhoods, which is mostly ignored by the mainstream ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    San Francisco's Top Five Indian or Pakistani Restaurants

    Courtesy dosasf.comThe paper dosa from Dosa on Valencia.​Before the Tenderloin became the Tandoorloin a decade ago, Indian food in San Francisco was a restrained, almost elegant affair. Linens and goblets, muted sauces, rather doctrinaire menus of tandoori chicken and mixed vegetable sabzi. A wave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    So Long Dining Room and Pie Delivery, Hello (To Another) Southern Restaurant

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. An order to go: The Feast reports the popular Indian-Pakistani restaurant Lahore Kahari has shut its dining room. Owner Zulfiqar "Guddu" Haider has converted the Tenderloin restaurant into a take-out only ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 25, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    The 10 Best Spicy Dishes in San Francisco

    Kevin HendersonYou'll need an extra bottle of water to eat this.​Lemon-juice cleanses and detox teas, phthah. Some of us clear the system with the purging fire of chiles -- the scouring heat that ignites the lips, the jagged pain that descends from sinuses to diaphragm, the beads of sweat that for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    No. 3: Sichuan Pickles at Mission Chinese Food

    Albert Law/porkbellystudioMission Chinese Food's mixed pickles, $3.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.The longer Danny Bowien and Anthony Myint's restaurant sticks around, the farther afield it spins, growing wilder and more elaborate wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    No. 5: Mushroom Soufflé at Cafe Jacqueline

    justafoodie/FoodspottingThe mushroom souffle at Cafe Jacqueline, $28.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.The reason that Cafe Jacqueline still shows up in most-romantic-restaurant lists isn't the fact that Jacqueline Margulis makes each of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    No. 8: Pork Skewers at Halu

    Albert Law/porkbellystudioHalu's tontoro (left) and bacon-wrapped mochi.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Most studio apartments are bigger than Shigemi and Mimi Komiyama's tiny, personal restaurant, and signs of Shigemi's adoration of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2011

    Sohaib Athar, IT Consultant, Tweets Osama Bin Laden's Assassination As It Happens

    ​Meet Sohaib Athar. Until very recently, he's quietly used Twitter to tell about his life as an IT consultant living in Pakistan under the name @ReallyVirtual. On early Sunday morning, however, he seemingly (and unknowingly) Tweeted the assassination of Osama Bin Laden, as it happened, in Abbo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    No. 17: Wayfare Tavern's Steak Tartare

    Gil Riego, Jr.Wayfare Tavern's steak tartare, $16.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Cooking beef causes all sorts of delicious chemical reactions: Amino acids and sugars on the surface of the meat combine, the beef browns, and dozens of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    No. 20: Sardine and Avocado Toasts from Contigo

    Christian HaasContigo's sardine and avocado toasts, $2.50 a piece.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. Here in California, ingredients rule the table. Excellent, impeccable produce and proteins, minimally manipulated, almost always resul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    No. 21: Blacksmith Cellars' Chenin Blanc

    Lou BustamanteBlacksmith Cellars' chenin blanc: Drink local.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Even with the success of Dashe Cellars in industrial Oakland and Sutton Cellars in Dogpatch, it's challenging to hear the words "urban winery" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    We've Mapped Even More of Our Favorite Local Dishes

    View SFoodie's 92 in a larger map ​We've been busier than ever working on the second annual countdown of favorite dishes, SFoodie's 92: The 92 dishes and drinks we've loved most in 2011. We've since made it all the way up to No. 21 -- Blacksmith Cellars' Chenin Blanc -- and we thought it wou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    No. 22: Tataki's Faux-Nagi

    Photo courtesy of Bart Nagel​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. There are people out there -- we've met them, we know -- who can't think of a sushi meal without a couple of orders of unagi. With its broiler-blistered skin and sweet, thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    No. 23: Mandarin Lamb at Old Mandarin Islamic Restaurant

    Anthony Bak/www.pragmaticepicurean.comOld Mandarin's Mandarin lamb, $9.95​ SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. Old Mandarin's namesake lamb dish is the exception to SFoodie's rule of avoiding any dish with the word "Mandarin" in its name ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    No. 27: Fava Greens from Tairwa'-Knoll Farms

    CUESAFava greens at the Saturday Ferry Plaza market, $6 per pound.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. ​As the winter rains fade and the sun finally shines on the city's farmers' markets, perhaps the last thing you want to fill your sac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Where Can We Take Our Parents? And Hear Ourselves Talk?

    Mona C./YelpChabaa: Quiet, good, cheap.​Today's query comes from J.S.:So, the girlfriend's parents and my parents are both flying out to San Francisco to meet each other for the first time. We'd like to take them all out to dinner, but here's the thing: My father is deaf in one ear, and her dad do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    No. 36: Seven Hills' Raviolo Uovo

    Kimberly SandieSeven Hills' raviolo uovo, $8.50.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. During his internship at San Domenico restaurant in Northern Italy, Alexander Alioto fell in love with a raviolo dish he learned to make. so he put the d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    No. 39: Sticky Chewy Chocolate Ice Cream at Swensen's

    John BirdsallSticky chewy chocolate ice cream, $2.70 for a 4-ounce cup at Swensen's.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. I was a kid growing up down the Peninsula, spending summers with my grandpa at Bay Meadows, getting coached in ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    No. 53: Vegan Flan at Gracias Madre

    Gil Riego Jr.Gracias Madre's almond-and-cashew-milk flan, $8: No ersatz custard this.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.In general, SFoodie prefers not to bestow praise on vegan copies of meat- and dairy-based foods. There are so many ele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    No. 61: Hard Knox Cafe's Chicken and Waffles

    John BirdsallHard Knox Cafe's chicken and waffle, $10.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. ​What does soul food look like in San Francisco? Show up at Hard Knox in Dogpatch some afternoon, vying for counter space with the bro wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    No. 65: Sidekick's Chocolate Spritzer

    John BirdsallSidekick's Recchiuti-based chocolate spritzer, $2.75.​SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. ​You could argue that Sidekick was conceived in Paris, a city with a healthy respect for the pure products of pleasure and the pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    One Month In, San Francisco's Best Things to Eat and Drink

    Jonathan KauffmanGoat taco (foreground) from the El Norteño truck.​ It's been a month since we began our daily countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. Along the way, we'll pause to catch our breath, rounding up the favorites on our list so far, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    No. 72: Sauerbraten at Walzwerk

    Earl G./FlickrWalzwerk's sauerbraten, $18.​SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. SFoodie has eaten sauerbratens so vinegary we worried that the meat had spoiled. But Walzwerk's sauerbraten, one of the Mission restaurant's best dishes, hits just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    No. 74: Comstock Saloon's Pisco Punch

    Lou BustamantePisco Punch at Comstock Saloon, a cocktail with a lineage.​SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. ​The one issue all cocktail historians can agree on is this: Determining the origin of a drink is imprecise work. Like most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    No 76: Chicken Pepian at San Miguel

    Jonathan KauffmanSan Miguel Restaurant's pepian.​SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. Dishes labeled "pipian/pepian" usually indicates a stew flavored with ground pumpkin seeds, but the pepian at San Miguel Restaurant in the Outer Mission ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    No. 82: Golden Gate Bakery's Custard Tart

    VirtualErn/FlickrGolden Gate Bakery's warm custard tart, $1.15. ​ SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Yes, Golden Gate Bakery's custard tarts (or dan tat) are among the city's best. Yes, many, many other people know that. On weekends, the line ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    What to Have for Lunch Today: Lahore Karahi's Lamb Kebab Wrap

    Messiest thing we've eaten in months.​Mon., May 10, 2010 Gush Party, USA/Flickr​In terms of girth, El Farolito's super burritos have nothing on the kebab wraps at Lahore Karahi. This off-menu special, advertised only on the takeout window, is more than a foot long and as big around as a roll of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Who Serves This Simple, Spicy Citrus Loveliness?

    Tamara Palmer​Time for the newest installment of our restaurant guessing game! Can you figure out where this gorgeous plate was snapped, and what the menu item is? Bonus points if you can guess it in its native language, with all correct accent marks. A hearty congratulations to SFoodie reade ... More >>

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