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Anniversary Weekend in San Antonio

Hola! As to what to expect, you're going to be hanging out with 70,000 members of AA.....their every 5 year convention is in town this weekend. Lots and lots of coffee and lots and lots of laughter. The bars will be EMPTY.

Jun 29, 2010
rwright16 in Texas

Farro Risotto with Asparagus and Fava Beans

exceptional! I've been thinking about farro risotto for a long time....this was our dinner last nite. I'd up the amount of favas were i to do it again. there are never enough in one pound!

May 09, 2010
rwright16 in Recipes

Burger Bar San Francisco now open

What an absolute JOKE. While the burgers are tasty and well built, they have the gall to charge you for....wait for it....DIJON MUSTARD. You've got to be kidding me. $22 for a burger and they charge for dijon. Not only that, 'I'm sorry sir, you can't change the chefs choice burgers". I wanted a Hubert Keller Burger, without blue cheese, as i can't eat cheese. When I was told that i couldn't substitute, I was tempted to ask if the server had seen the film 5 easy pieces, (white toast) but since she wasn't old enough to get into an R rated film, i dropped it. In any case, had to build my own. Which cost MORE THAN THE PREPACKAGED VERSION. The place is unbelievable.

The other side was we were shown 2 tables right next to serving stations, while there were 1/2 dozen other two-tops available. We pressed the issue and were awarded a better location right by the entrance to the bathroom.

Oh, yeah. The lemonade, @ $4 per is watered down country time.

Come on, guys......

If you haven't figured it out by now, we won't return. Keep the place in Vegas, and hope to attract a lovely touristy macy's crowd. You'll make your return on investment and your investors will be happy. Keep teaching the servers to sell sell sell. That's the point, isn;t it? I'm guessing that this won't fly with food concious San Franciscans. Unbelievable is all I'll say.

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Burger Bar
251 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Oct 30, 2009
rwright16 in San Francisco Bay Area