Valencia Street

The nicely battered fish and chips at Grub on Valencia Street taste best with malt vinegar.

Diner experience leaves something to be desired at Grub

I love a good diner. Back in high school, we’d go to…

 

MICHAEL ARES/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER

Enter Ali Baba’s Cave for superlative shawarma

Ali Baba’s Cave bears a somewhat comical resemblance to a real cave.…

 

GABRIELLE LURIE/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERThe distinctive papaya salad at the new Hawker Fare in San Francisco is studded with tasty black crab.

Fun funk factor with Hawker Fare’s Thai and Lao fare

A few years ago, chef James Syhabout opened Hawker Fare, a casual…

 

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/The S.F. ExaminerCitizens protest the Maximus development proposed to go up near the 16th Street BART station in the Mission.

On Guard: Why the neighborhood is right to fear the 'Monster' in the Mission

News flash: San Francisco rents are expensive. If you're surprised by that,…

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/The S.F. ExaminerCitizens protest the Maximus development proposed to go up near the 16th Street BART station in the Mission.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJeff Lyon toasts clove

Dogpatch’s Third Rail goes off the beaten track

When Phil West was in the process of opening Range with his…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJeff Lyon toasts clove
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerChanges: Valencia Street went on its “road diet” in 1999

Road diets used as tool for reclaiming neighborhoods in San Francisco

Like anyone who has overindulged, San Francisco’s streets sometimes benefit from a…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerChanges: Valencia Street went on its “road diet” in 1999

A new look for Valencia Street

On a busy weekend, the heart of Valencia Street beats with an…