Category Archives: San Francisco

Rich Table — San Francisco, CA

So much food!

What’s the best vegetarian food in San Francisco?  I recently raved about State Bird Provisions, the best new restaurant in America according to Bon Appetit Magazine.  But here’s the thing.  The second time I went to SBP (review coming), I asked the waitress what restaurant she recommended, and without hesitation, she answered, “Rich Table“.  Rich Table was also the recommendation of my friend Chef Dave Santos.  Oh, and the James Beard Foundation has listed both SBP and Rich Table as semifinalists for best new restaurant.  Dave Santos hooked me up with a last-minute reservation at Rich Table the day after I ate at SBP.  If I had not been to one of these restaurants, I would easily say the other is the best restaurant I’ve been to in the last year.  Having been to both within 24 hours, I really can’t say. Continue reading

State Bird Provisions — San Francisco, CA

"Dim Sum" Cart

“Dim Sum” Cart

Have you ever found yourself onstage in the middle of a Beyonce concert, panicking as everyone around you moves in perfect synchronization but you have no idea what’s going on?  Me neither, but I imagine that if I did, the experience would be quite similar to eating at State Bird Provisions in San Francisco.  They call themselves a “restaurant without any programmed elements”, but “organized chaos” would be a better description.  Oh, and the food is absolutely fantastic.  If you are looking for the best vegetarian food in San Francisco, come here. Continue reading