At one point, the burger you’re eating was roaming the grassy knolls of California. Even if you didn’t need to picture your lunch in its previous life, the quality shows at Roam - everything is fantastic across the board. It’s an order-at-the-counter, take-a-number set-up, and (depending on whether you go for a burger or salad) a good choice for a quick healthy-ish or very-not-healthy dinner. Or split the difference and order the salad topped with three mini burgers. The tejano turkey burger is surprisingly excellent and if you don’t get the ‘fry-frecta’ - a sampling of zucchini, sweet potato, and regular fries - you’re doing it wrong.
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The Epicurean Trader
Save yourself a trip to the Mission and stop by the Epicurean Trader for things like Tartine bread and Bi-Rite ice cream.
Tacko is a Nantucket-themed Mexican restaurant in Cow Hollow. You should just stick to the tacos.
They’ve been making sandwiches at Marina Submarine in Cow Hollow for 30 years. So yeah, they know what they’re doing.
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Quinn’s Lighthouse in Oakland serves cocktails, seafood, and burgers in an over 100-year-old lighthouse overlooking the water.
Try Gardenias, in lower Pac Heights, when you’re looking to drink a bottle of wine and eat like a moderately health-conscious French king.
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