Have you checked out the Wednesday Mint Plaza Farmers' Market yet? (We're embarassed to say we haven't either, but we're going to remedy that right NOW).
Beyond the fact that you can stock up on fresh produce during your lunch hour (while sipping a coffee from nearby Blue Bottle), here's another reason to go: Thermidor (who buys directly from the market) and Chez Papa are now offering $5 gourmet lunches during market hours (10 am to 2 pm).
Get over there! (We're hurrying).
All of a sudden, the city seems like it has its dining mojo back. I keep a running list of new restaurants that I’m looking forward to checking out and that list is growing long. And while certainly not all of these places are destined to be great or destined to last, plenty of them are and will. Regardless of that, it’s just nice to see something happening in the dining world after so many months of stagnation.
A few nights ago—an ordinary Tuesday in the middle of summer—I decided to check out Thermidor, the newest project from Bruce Binn and Neil Jorgenson (who also co-own Spork in the Mission).