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dinner with the supper club at the front porch

the Front Porch, the Mission, San Francisco

the Front Porch, the Mission, San Francisco

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dinner at the front porch, a set on Flickr.

Dining with the Supper Club, in the Mission at the Front Porch. . . purveyor of good country cooking, by the hand of an expert chef. I always enjoy eating here, I love the eclectic decor, I love reading the menu. They take care to get it right, down to making their own hot sauces and ketchup in-house. They’ll start you off with some corn bread. Then, get the fried chicken, slightly spicy with a hit of lime. Get the pork chops. Get the baby gem salad with market peaches, pecans and a bacon vinaigrette. . .it is grilled and the slight char on the lettuce gives it this great flavor, rounded out by the savory of the cheese and the salti-sweetness of the bacon.

Burger at the Front Porch

Burger at the Front Porch

The burger, however, was nothing special. The bun was gorgeous, most likely house-made, but the bread was too dry. The meat was cooked slightly longer than I’d have thought for a medium rare and the juiciness was gone. The fries, happily, were great: cut thick, they are crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Served with house made ketchup, a real win, there. The drink menu is a fun read, heavy on sweet drinks and bourbon / whiskey comes up a lot. And, where else in San Francisco can you find moonshine?

The Front Porch
thefrontporchsf.com/

65A 29th St
Between Mission and San Jose Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110

Hours:
Open nightly 5:30pm-10:30pm
Brunch Saturday & Sundays 10am-2pm

415.695.7800

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2 responses

  1. This place is right down the street from me and I desperately want to go try it out! It sounds divine.

    August 28, 2012 at 9:33 am

    • I suggest you do, they do comfort food right. Try the shrimp hushpuppies, too …and the chocolate cream pie. Yummers!

      August 28, 2012 at 9:36 am

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