Irresistible bites like short rib loco moco, chicken katsu and guava-filled malasada donuts easily earned 'āina lines of eager weekend patrons that wrapped around the block when the Hawaiian eatery opened in April 2016. The dinner menu, however, remained under the radar in a lesser glowing spotlight; garnering solid interest but without the craze of brunch. That is, until now.
"How's Harriet?" I asked, a week before the Cochon555 Heritage BBQ competition, at Smokestack last Sunday.
"Pretty good, considering," responded Smokestack's executive chef, Eric Nyeste. "I mean, last week, she lost her head, and just yesterday, she fell to pieces."
Sure, we love eggs Benedict and hash browns as much as the next person, but from time to time, we need something else on our plate. Thankfully, there's no shortage of exciting morning dishes in San Francisco. Check these out the next time you're in the mood for an unconventional brunch.