Chow at Chow San Francisco

The afternoon that we departed San Francisco, our cousins from Salt Lake City flew in to see us. We had time for lunch at Chow restaurant on Church Street, right around the corner from where we were staying and where we used to live. Still one of our favorite restaurants. I didn’t take pictures of everything, but there are a few shots that turned out nicely and are worth sharing.

Chow has been around since 1997 and its premise is simple: high-quality, healthy, affordable comfort food. Its menu reflects the Italian and Asian immigrant heritage of San Francisco. 

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Hangar steak, grilled to a perfect rare and sliced thin. Served with mashed potatoes and a cherry tomato confit.

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Rigatoni of spring lamb sugo. Simple, hearty, perfect for lunch before a long plane ride.

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Home made peach pie with vanilla ice cream. Summer in a slice.

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Classic menu item: ginger cake with pumpkin ice cream. Yum!

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My cousin Alex with her son Tommy. Tommy looks mighty happy about his suacerful of ice cream!

 

0 thoughts on “Chow at Chow San Francisco

  1. i’m not a big fan of steaks, but THAT steak looks good. n the ginger cake with pumpkin ice cream? damn, looks UBBER DELISH. reminds me of foliage.

  2. I will add Chow to the list of all the restaurants you have recommended. Looks like you had a wonderful meal before you flew out of San Fransisco.

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