This classic San Francisco at its best. This classic San Francisco at its best. Amazing ingredients, sophisticated food, yet in a casual and cozy ambience. Besides the quality of the food, there is something very unique about this place. The love for food and hospitality shines from everything you see, smell, taste and touch here: the large flower arrangements, linen blinds and chair covers, wooden counter and tables, and the tableware, kitchen utensils and pantry items organized neatly but unpretentiously on open shelves. And the food, for sure. The owners, Lori Regis and Chef Amaryll Schwertner are there every day. That reminds me of Italy where running a soulful restaurant is a lifestyle. Chef Amaryll’s food makes me feel happy, healthy and nourished. In the morning, I would have fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, freshly pressed citrus juice and maybe some toasted bread with butter. For lunch, a selection of mezze, maybe, or a fantastic pizza and some salad on the side. The last time I ate lunch in Boulettes Larder, I had a salad made of shredded roast chicken breast with some crushed walnuts, dates and chestnuts, cilantro leaves, extra virgin olive oil and little gem lettuce. Sounds too simple? It was wonderful. The sister restaurant Boulibar next door is just as lovely food wise, but for some reason, I always gravitate towards Boulettes Larder; the airy open space with all the beautiful ingredients displayed is too delicious to pass.
Classic SF with perfect ingredients, sophisticated food, casual ambience
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