“NEAR the corner of Mission and Seventh Streets in San Francisco on a recent Sunday, a woman and her 30-something son sidestepped two scruffy men passed out against the side of a building. “This is where the restaurant is?” she asked skeptically, turning to her son, who was taking her to brunch at the recently opened AQ (1085 Mission; 415-341-9000; aq-sf.com).”
“AQ?” WTF, NYT?
“AQ stands for ‘as quoted’”
Now I’m on the trolley – thanks for hepping me, writer Bonnie Tsui.
But, IRL, this current Mid Market resurgence dates back to the “sharply discounted office space” given to former Mayor Gavin Newsom, does it not? Actually, I think I read about it in the aforementioned New York Times.
Isn’t it ironic?
Ah, Market Street:
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Anyway, here are the others namechecked:
De la Paz Coffee Roaster (1081 Mission Street; 415-525-4344;delapazcoffee.com)
Cocktail Bill Boothby Center for the Beverage Arts (1161 Mission Street, Suite 120; 415-967-1891; theboothbycenter.org
Huckleberry Bicycles (1073 Market Street; 415-484-6575; huckleberrybicycles.com)