Castro Restaurant News

Great Name, Great Food: Squat and Gobble Café and Crepery in the Castro District

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By Brittany Doohan


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You Say “Squat,” I say “Gobble!” SQUAT! GOBBLE! Ok, enough with the cheering. Let’s go eat at Squat & Gobble.

This strangely named restaurant in the Castro District has a plethora of delicious food choices and cozy atmosphere to boot. They’ve got savory crepes (try the Chicken Pesto, it’s to die for!), sweet crepes, sandwiches, salads, pasta, burgers, fresh squeezed OJ and all kinds of delicious breakfast options (like the famous Castro omelette with feta cheese, tomatoes, spinach & kalamata olives!).

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Wiener’s Food Truck Legislation Passes: What Does This Mean for Food Trucks in the Castro?

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By Brittany Doohan


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Food trucks... so hot right now... food trucks. If you haven’t eaten your lunch, dinner, breakfast, dessert or snack from a food truck — how can you call yourself a true San Franciscan? Pretentious city-dweller talk aside, it’s time to get down to the real talk about what’s actually happening with these mobile miracle makers.

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The New Way to Eat a Burger: Slider Bar in Castro, San Francisco

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By Brittany Doohan


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Make way for Slider Bar, San Francisco — the way you eat your all-American burgers and fries has just changed. Freshly opened in the Castro District (October 2012), this burger joint is SF-foodie friendly, vegetarian friendly and very carnivore friendly (and friendly to those who like a good drink with dinner!).

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Late-Night Grub After the Club: Eight Places to Eat in the Castro (Open 'Til 12AM or Later)

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By Brittany Doohan


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You’ve had a fantastic night filled with vodka tonics or pitchers of beer. You’ve frolicked around the Castro District strutting your finest ‘til the wee hours of the morning. You may have gotten into some trouble, you may have met someone special, or you may have had the best conversation of your life at the greatest event of your life (from what you can remember). No matter how perfect (or not-so-perfect) your night was — nothing completes a rage-cage night out like the perfect late-night feast.

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More Seats and Much More Eats at Chile Pies (Sweet & Savory)

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By Brittany Doohan


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The most recent addition (opened in 2011) to the Green Chile Kitchen and Chile Pies (& Ice Cream) family is Chile Pies (Sweet & Savory), located at 314 Church Street in Castro, San Francisco. Even though it’s the baby of the bunch, this Castro District sibling is growing up so fast.

You may know Chile Pies (Sweet & Savory) as the place where they sell delicious pot pies, butter crust pies, stews and salads, but now — drum roll, please — they’ve added Mexican food to the menu! From their sister restaurant, Green Chile Kitchen, they now offer a popup menu called Green Kitchen-ette which will feature dishes like Mexican home-style enchiladas, grilled burritos and pork adovada quesadillas.

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Castro Eats on the Cheap: 7 Places to Eat for $7 or Less

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On a budget? We’ve got you covered. These seven Castro District eateries will make your mouth water — without burning a hole in your wallet.

1. Kasa Indian Eatery


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“Honoring simple, homestyle Indian food at reasonable prices using natural and local ingredients.”

Head over to Kasa and pick up one of their famous kati rolls for a mere $4.50. This classic Indian street food is flaky, buttery handmade bread (roti) wrapped around your choice of one of their delicious dishes, including chicken tikka masala, lamb curry or aloo jeera (cumin-spiced sautéed potatoes). Each roll comes with raita (yogurt) and you can add a side of rice for just $2!

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