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legelsegel Mar 2, 2008 01:13 PM

Please reply with only IN San Francisco suggestions--no suburbs.

Relocated to SF from the east coast for 4 years now and still am craving 2 things that aren't prevalent.

#1. Wraps.

It seems like no sandwich shop in Pac Heights, Presidio Heights, Western Addition, or Marina offer wraps. I'd love to get a good turkey wrap or roast beef wrap, but I haven't found any restaurants that offer this option.

#2. Hole in the wall delis that serve Boards Head meat.

The only establishment that I have seen to serve sandwiches with Boars Head meat is Molly Stones. Are there any good tasty hole in the walls that have cracked pepper turkey or sauslito turkey?

Thanks!

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    himbeer Mar 4, 2008 02:33 AM

    I was thinking of posting a plug for this place since they recently installed a deli in the back of the store. I'm actually not sure of the name: Green/Polk Market? In Russian Hill on Polk between Polkers and Royal Ground. Featuring Boar's Head meats, although I'm not sure if they have the particular ones you want.Since it is a new venture, you can help tweak them to your favorite Boar's Head brands. basic sandwich is $5.99. They also have rotisserie chickens and salads.

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      P. Punko Mar 3, 2008 11:05 PM

      I'm not certain, but on the East Coast, a lot of Turkish owned sub/pizza places have wraps that aren't the burrito-style wraps, they are in pita- I just want to clarify that this is what the OP is looking for.

      As for hole-in-the-wall delis with Boars Head- I think there are some in the Marina.

      1. rworange Mar 3, 2008 06:56 PM

        I'm not a wrap fan so I can't say if any of these are good personally. Here's a search of foodiebyes.com which lists some restaurants with wraps ... here's the ceasar chicken section
        http://www.foodiebytes.com/menu/ca/sanfrancisco/napa_ranch.html?item=m1274295

        There is also

        Big City Wraps
        2 Embarcadero Center
        San Francisco, CA 94111

        Wraps to Go
        101 Spear Street
        Rincon Center
        San Francisco, CA 94105

        Camille's Sidewalk Cafe
        Market Plaza
        1 Market St
        San Francisco, CA 94105
        Here's the pdf menu
        http://www.camillescafe.com/filesSite...

        Seems like that part of the financial district/embarcadero/soma section remains the hotbed of the wrap.

        1. Robert Lauriston Mar 3, 2008 07:42 AM

          Yeah, that wrap fad came and went. Big City Wraps in 2 Embarcadero Center might still be in business. Truly Mediterranean makes schawerma and falafel wraps.

          Boar's Head sighting:

          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/444923

          1. Xiao Yang Mar 3, 2008 07:29 AM

            We have the ultimate wraps, a.k.a. Mission burritos, but no, "wraps" went the way of mullet.

            Turkeys in Sausalito?

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              wolfe Mar 3, 2008 07:40 AM

              The wrap may be gone but the mullet is still with us.
              http://www.mulletsgalore.com/

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                ML8000 Mar 3, 2008 07:43 PM

                The only good mullets around are at the Lexington. If you still want wraps, World Wraps still has places in Santa Clara and Corte Madra.

                http://www.worldwrapps.com/restaurant...

                Parachute pants and baggy jeans...that's another deal.

                1. re: ML8000
                  wolfe Mar 3, 2008 07:47 PM

                  http://www.lexingtonclub.com/

            2. Carrie 218 Mar 3, 2008 06:57 AM

              Sorry - I live in the Western Addition and there just ain't no wraps 'round here. It seems to be a food thing that went by the wayside several years ago (I think it was a 90s thing). I remember a plethora of wrap restaurants opening up around '92 and '94 but they are all gone now...

              Also, we had a pretty big fight/discussion about Boar's Head several months ago and the general consensus is that it has been relegated to grocery stores because it is not that well-received otherwise. Many of us (me included) find Boar's Head meats rather one-dimensional in that the various turkeys really all taste the same and has been injected with too much moisturizers and fillers.

              Sorry to disappoint you!

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                ML8000 Mar 4, 2008 12:28 AM

                I never quite got Boars Head deli meats. Perhaps it's an East Coast thing sort of like how Columbus is a West Coast/SF thing. The meat is obviously important but I'd be more concerned about the bread in a sandwich.

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