Criolla on Upper Market... S.F...shrimp and grits returns to the 'hood!
- ChowFun_derek May 11, 2011 08:57 PM
..and fried chicken, oysters broiled on the half shell, po' boys, ribs etc etc... they have no printed menus to take yet, and they are just getting into their rhythm...but the chicken was crunchy and juicy...the waffles were definitely NOT flaccid...y'all know how I hate flaccid waffles!!!.. with I think a choice of 4 kinds, plain, corn, yam and I forgot the other one.., the staff is friendly and attentive...and the place is already packing them in just on word of mouth since their soft opening a couple of days ago.. ice tea comes with simple syrup, lemon and mint, beautiful pecan pie and bread pudding...did I mention red beans and rice...they are open for dinner, with brunch, lunch, breakfast and late night all coming...so much better than Bagdad Cafe, which they have replaced.......I am looking forward to a return visit to try some of their other offerings...on the South side of Market, (2295 Market) cross St. 16th, great public transit to get there...
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what's amazing is that it took this long for Baghdad to cycle under. what a welcome idea for a replacement. I very much like the idea of a variety of waffle types.
I remember going late at night (because it was open late) and later wondering "why?" and maybe 6 months later doing the same thing then thinking the same thing. idiot.