What are the simple needs we cannot live without? I can narrow it down to two essential basics: a roof over my head and good food. After all feeding our stomach is a huge part of life, it’s what we look forward to, and what we do twice day or more. As a foodie and real estate professional, here is my take on a San Francisco neighborhood and all it has to offer.
I will start off my edible neighborhood series with the Mission District. I love the Mission because it’s always five degrees warmer, there’s an attractive mix of vibrant cultures; above all else, the dining spots are creative and full of character. When you’re truly fond of something, you can’t help but share.
Mr. Pollo: At 24th Street and Mission, this hole in the wall unique dining experience is a true gem and asset in the Mission.
It’s been featured on the Food Network, National Geographic, SF Chronicle, and other countless publications but that’s not the sole reason for the line out the door prior to open. Rather, it’s the $20 four-course chef’s tasting menu—which is dependent upon the day’s offerings at the local farmer’s market—that produces the exquisite quality food, best bang for your buck experience, to make it another underground foodie cult. Mr. Pollo, classified as a “Mission anti-restaurant,” is truly a rare find!
Forget boring vanilla and overrated mint chocolate chip when you can have flavors like: Secret Breakfast (bourbon and cornflakes), Cucumber Ice Milk, Strawberry Candied Jalapeno, FlufferNutter (Project Open Hand), Government Cheese, I have a Dreamcicle, Peanut Butter Curry, and Salt and Pepper—just to name a few. Like all great places, the line can be long but honestly, it is worth the wait.
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