When all you want for lunch is something easy, plain, and kind of good for you, Rooster & Rice is your spot. Steamed rice and poached chicken or tofu comes in a compostable cardboard box (good for the earth too), along with some sauces and steamed broccoli. It’s shockingly good for being so simple, and a no-brainer for a quick takeout dinner in Cow Hollow.
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Rose’s Cafe in Cow Hollow has great granola, pastries and an excellent breakfast pizza. Hit it in the morning for an outdoor breakfast.
The upscale Mexican at Flores is a nice change of pace for Cow Hollow. You just have to do this place right.
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Farmhouse Kitchen is a lively and fun Thai place in the Mission that’s perfect for starting a night out.
We love Lers Ros for a big group dinner, especially when your group is down to eat some spicy alligator. This Thai joint is best if you get adventurous.
Hawker Fare SF
An Oakland original brings its A-game to the Mission. Hawker Fare is a restaurant we find ourselves at again and again.
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Chubby Noodle in the Marina is our go-to in the neighborhood for a good time and even better food. We occasionally dream about the pork tacos.
Kin Khao in Union Square serves Thai food that you’ll want to bring any visiting clients to come try when they’re in SF.
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