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Breakfasts now that Canteen is no longer offering any.

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arepo Aug 24, 2012 11:31 AM

Fog City Diner?
What else?
I understand Sears is overrated and touristy.

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    kevin Sep 10, 2012 10:01 AM

    whaty aint they serfving bfast anymore ?

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      Robert Lauriston Sep 10, 2012 02:53 PM

      "This is a lifestyle decision, and not an economic one." http://www.sfcanteen.com/

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        sugartoof Sep 14, 2012 06:57 AM

        Maybe because you can get a subpar diner breakfast just about anywhere and they weren't bothering to rise above that level.

        Serving pasteurized fake orange juice from the big bulk supermarket jugs, in a city where people are going out of their way to offer organic, fresh, or just quality in a supposed fine dining setting, was the giveaway their heart's weren't into it.

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        saffree Aug 27, 2012 10:28 AM

        If you want to eat in Union Square, I highly recommend the brunch at Colibri. It's an upper-scale Mexican restaurant (not taqueria) with yummy moles, homemade tortillas, guac made to order and the best tortilla soup I've ever had. Great for any meal and great happy hour, too.

        1. Cynsa Aug 26, 2012 09:51 AM

          now I'm really happy that I had my birthday breakfast at Canteen in July.

          default now to Bistro Central Parc for brunch on Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 3 pm
          for Frisée aux lardons, Eggs Benedict or Salmon Benedict, or the French Toast
          http://www.bistrocentralparc.com/Cent...

          560 Central Avenue
          at Grove Street
          San Francisco CA 94117
          415-931-7272

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            arepo Aug 27, 2012 06:37 AM

            Cynsa: How far is Bistro Central Parc from Union Square? Is there a cable car to go there?

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              drewskiSF Aug 27, 2012 06:52 AM

              it's in the Panhandle area.

              no cable car. closest bus lines are 5-Fulton or 21-Hayes

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            chez cherie Aug 25, 2012 08:34 AM

            on a recent visit, i enjoyed a terrific breakfast at plow. sat at the counter and watched the dance of the line cooks, which really enhanced my experience. my dungeness crab omelette was heavenly.
            http://www.eatatplow.com/

             
             
            1. Robert Lauriston Aug 24, 2012 11:50 AM

              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/738938

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                arepo Aug 25, 2012 08:04 AM

                Sadly, that site is not up to date.
                Diners, diners, my kingdom for a good diner!

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                  Robert Lauriston Aug 25, 2012 10:33 AM

                  The second half of that topic is from January. Not much change in the SF breakfast scene since then.

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