At her charming bakery in the Mission, Müller Luo is giving traditional French pastries a twist using the flavors of her childhood in Taiwan.
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Find yourself craving a slice at five in the afternoon, but terrified of getting something that's been sitting on the pizzeria counter since lunch, then Serrano's may be the place for you. The trick at Serrano's is that every slice gets made fresh—the pizzaiolo takes a fully-stretched round of raw dough, cuts off a wedge, and builds each slice from scratch before tossing it in the gas oven.
San Francisco's Humphry Slocombe has earned all sorts of notice for creating crazy ice cream flavors like foie gras and sweet summer corn. But the game-changer is Secret Breakfast: bourbon ice cream with corn flakes mixed in. It's even better when made into a frosty Coke float.
Sometimes my idea of the perfect sandwich contains as much cheese, meat, and mayo as possible. Other times, when light and healthy is the goal, the Ginger Sesame Chicken Roll-up ($9.75, which includes a side salad) from The Mission is a filling alternative. The tomato flavored wrap is full of tender seasoned chicken, crispy noodles, scallions, salad greens, and veggies, with Thai peanut sauce drizzled around the plate for dipping.