Chances are, if you live in SF, at some point you'll date someone who has a crazy dietary restriction. And we want you to know that we're here for you. Not like, we're-gonna-go-on-the-date-with-you "here for you", but we do have five places that cater to five of the most common diets.
Timothy DeLaGhetto & David So Consume Copious Amounts of Spam at Honolulu's Annual Waikiki Spam Jam
Ike's Place Castro What your date will get: Tom Brady (avocado, cheddar, garlic & herb sauce, mushrooms, vegan breaded chicken) What you'll get:Anything off the hidden menu Grab a bottle of wine, head to the park, and try not to think of how emasculated Tom Brady makes you feel.
Nopalito Western Addition What your date will get: Off-menu vegan enchiladas What you'll get: Carnitas A Nopalito secret is that they will make you vegan enchiladas if you just ask. Meaning, while your date is chowing down on some enchiladas made of a medley of seasonal grilled veggies, you'll be housing braised pork with orange, milk, bay leaf, cinnamon, and beer.
ROAM Artisan Burgers Lower Pac Heights/Cow Hollow What your date will get: Double bison patty, classic-style with a lettuce wrap What you'll get: Pretty much the same thing, but with bread like a normal person While your date is avoiding (possibly?) harmful GMOs and filling themselves with as much protein as humanly possible, you'll be not doing that. Oh, and the fries are made with rice bran oil, so your date might be able to eat those, too? We think?
Patxi's Pizza Hayes Valley/Noe Valley/Marina/Inner Sunset What your date will get: Prosciutto & arugula on a gluten-free, thin-crust pizza What you'll get: The Matt Cain (deep dish with Zoe's pepperoni and fennel sausage) While your date is munching on their gluten-free disc, you'll try to ignore multiple scientific studies that prove, unless they have Celiac's Disease, their gluten intolerance is BS.
Dolores Park Cafe The Mission What your date will get: Mighty Cleanse (kale, spinach, carrot, beet, cucumber) What you'll get: Pastrami on rye (Russian dressing, pickles, red onion, and melted Swiss cheese) You and your date can grab a bite to eat on the edge of Dolores, wistfully talking about how much you love the park, and this city, and -- did they just steal one of your potato chips?? You're pretty sure they just stole one of your chips!!!!
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