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IKE’S PLACE, SAN FRANCISCO

I had to stop at Ike’s Place in San Francisco. I’ve had it on my San Fran “food bucket list” after I saw it on an episode of Man Vs. Food with Adam Richman on the Travel Channel a few years ago. You know I love me a good sandwich or burger- it’s my favorite food. So it was only appropriate that out of all the incredible culinary restaurants that San Francisco has to offer, I chose to get down and dirty with an epic, sloppy sandwich at Ike’s Place. Not only did I have one of the best sandwiches of my life, I got to meet and chat with Mr. Ike Shehadeh himself! He suggested what sandwiches to try and I ordered all of his suggestions, (obvi). The sandwich Ike told me to personally order was the Paul Ruebens, made with pastrami, french dressing, poppyseed coleslaw, and I substituted swiss for havarti cheese. The variety of sandwiches offered at Ike’s Place is overwhelming but in a good way- there is so much to choose from and all the …

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SAN FRANCISCO

I just came back from San Francisco and fell in love! I haven’t been there since I was  a little girl with my family, so it was almost like experiencing the city for the first time. I chose the perfect weekend in March- the weather was amazing. I loved the charm of the Victorian architecture, the hilly streets, the marina bay and the buzz and excitement of the city. San Francisco is a foodie’s heaven. It’s such a culinary city with so many incredible restaurants and places to eat. I was overwhelmed! I actually did more exploring this time because I was on other people’s schedules so it wasn’t so much of a foodie trip, but I will be back to do a San Francisco food tour soon! I did stop at the famous Ike’s Place for a sandwich, and it was one of the best sandwiches I’ve ever had. I will be blogging about Ike’s Place in my next post. I couldn’t go to San Francisco without making a visit to the iconic “Painted Ladies” …