Monday, March 5, 2012

Staycation! St Francis Fountain!


After over 2 1/2 years of living in San Francisco, I finally made it to St Francis Fountain. My pal, Sarah (and fellow Vegansaurus writer!) just moved down the street from the restaurant, so we went. First time for both! All I had heard were rave reviews of this place, from vegans and omnivores alike!

Pictured above are the most delicious tofu rancheros I've had in my LIFE! I get what all the fuss is about. I like places that cater to both vegans and non-vegans alike, because then you can bring even the pickiest of eaters (I think my sister would enjoy it! Or my brother-in-law. I need to catalog places I can take them when they visit the city because eating out with them is extremely difficult, as I am not into Chili's as a place that serves 'food'.)

I like how it looked (old-fashioned and kitschy) as well as how it smelled (like a diner, but not gross?). I also appreciate places that have vegan food on the menu that they don't haphazardly throw together. Vegans, you know what I'm talking about, right?

Seated near Sarah and I was a small family - a dad that took his two little kids to either a late lunch or early dinner. He ordered himself and old fashioned sundae shake (you can get vegan versions too!) which I just thought was the cutest. I like it when adults order that kind of stuff, I don't know why. I guess cause it reminds me that we all used to be kids?

2 comments:

  1. I think the only honest way to describe what's on the menu at Chili's is 'food'. You nailed it.

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  2. Oh man, this place looks like my bag. You had me at tofu rancheros, but then you threw in the words 'kitschy' and 'diner'. Also, it is always good to have a restaurant in your back pocket to suggest when you are in the company of people who have very different eating habits as you.

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