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Myth Cafe, SF report w/ pics: It's good w/ menu typed up!

hhc Nov 11, 2006 03:58 AM

I'm happy to say this place is Good! I wish I worked in SF because I would be eating here all the time.
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My review is only for the bag lunch since I was in a hurry, but if I'm ever in the area M-F during lunch time I would so be eating here! Omg, the Very Adult Mac & Cheese looked good when I saw it on someone's table-enough for 2 ppl!

The wait is kinda long during noon, so I'd recommend going Early. They only have 1 register/cashier and he was working hella hard. My bag lunch was pretty cheap at $6.46 and since it's pre-bagged all he had to do was pull one out, take my credit card, have me sign it, and I was out of there.

They have glass cases in the front with desserts, plus an ice-cream case.

My lunch had: 1/2 a turkey/ham sandwich-lots of meat in it, mustard, lettuce. 1 small Bartlett pear, 1 small cup of Greek Salad-tiny bit of cheese, artichoke hearts, romaine lettuce, olives, and a tiny thing of dressing. Also a heritage cookie-more cakey with carrots, walnuts, and raisins. All were very good.

Bathrooms available around past the kitchen area, down a dark hallway. Women's had 3 stalls.

I'm listing the Myth Cafe menu here because it's not online, don't know if it's the same always, I guess the bag lunch changes often.

Starters:

Carrot-Ginger Soup-w/ mint cream & crispy sweetbreads $5
*Curried Butternut Squash soup-w/ duck confit & cilantro $6
*Housemade Truffle Potato Chips-w/ citrus gremolata & parmigiano reggiano $3.5
*Deviled eggs-w/ bacon, hungarian paprika & chives $3.5
*Roasted tomato, smoked mozzarella & thyme quiche $3.5
*Very adult Mac & cheese-w/ vermont white cheddar & parmesan brioche $5.5

Salads
*Mixed greens-w/ bartlett pears, candied cashews & white balsamic vinaigrette $6.5
*Little gem salad-w/ watermelon radish, fines herbs, Danish blue cheese & black pepper candied pecans $8.5
*Pickled beet salad-w/ asian pear, goat cheese, almonds & verjus vinaigrette $8.5
Fennel-crusted ahi tuna w/ haricots verts, nicoise olives, egg & cucumber-lemon vinaigrette $9

Sandwiches & Plates

Petite Mediterranean tuna sandwich plate-w/ charred fennel, orange, watercress pesto & hummus $8.5
BLT-w/ applewood smoked bacon, cheddar, roasted tomato & romaine on grilled levain $9
Chili & lemongrass-roasted chicken salad sandwich-w/ pepper jack, mango, cilantro, avocado, & red onion on acme roll $9
Cuban pulled pork panini sandwich-w/ ham, swiss, & aioli on ciabatta $8.5
Turkey & avocado-w/ pear & quince chutney, house mustard & swiss on acme roll $8.5
*Myth Cafe's homemade 5-grain veggie burger-w/ lettuce, tomato, red pepper marmalade & goat cheese on toasted focaccia bun $8.5
Sid's Roast beef-w/ crispy shallots, horseradish-lemon aioli & fontina on toasted baguette $8.5
Half turkey, chicken or tuna sandwich-w/ soup or green salad $8
*Roasted tomato, smoked mozzarella & thyme
Quiche-w/ green salad or carrot-ginger or butternut squash soup $7

*These items either are vegetarian or can be made so upon request

Myth Cafe
490 Pacific Ave (@ Montgomery
)SF CA 94133
415-677-4289
www.mythsf.com
They take Credit Cards!
Only open M-F 8am-4pm so breakfast and lunch!!!

my pics: http://www.kodakgallery.com/Slideshow...

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    California Sunshine RE: hhc Nov 11, 2006 05:25 PM

    I see they're open at 8am...did you by any chance see a listing of breakfast-type plates? The lunch listings sound wonderful!

    1. hhc RE: hhc Nov 11, 2006 08:44 PM

      sorry, I didn't see any breakfast-type plates or even a breakfast menu since I went at 12 noon on Fri.

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        oak foodie RE: hhc Nov 11, 2006 09:36 PM

        Thanks for the thorough review! I don't work too far from there, so I will have to check it out.

        1. hhc RE: hhc Jul 9, 2007 09:02 PM

          adding link:

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          Cafe Myth
          490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

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