401 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Mon-Fri 5:00pm- 2:00am
Sat-Sun 6:00pm- 2:00am
Tel: (415) 292-2583 (BLUE)
Fax: (415) 292-4701
On a fine Friday night, Crystal
and I decided to go out on the town for some excitement. We looked up some
interesting restaurants and clubs in the city, dressed up, and headed out.
We never made it farther than our first stop Biscuits and Blues. This is
a wonderful blues club and southern comfort food restaurant.
The food. I had fried
catfish and Crystal had fried chicken. Both came with delicious cole slaw,
mashed potatoes, and heavenly fluffy biscuits. We each had a New Orleans
Iced Tea, which was yummy but packed quite a punch.
The music. As we were
eating, the band came on. The Steel Cut Blues Band were incredible. Guitars
and a saxophone wailed and we couldn't resist getting up and dancing. They
played both classic blues songs and some of their own material. They were
We had such a good time we
abandoned our plans to club hop and stayed through the band's second set.
For more information on the restaurant and the bands scheduled, see their
1337 Park St.
Its not big or fancy. It
doesn't have a view of the bay. But they make some of the best Italian
food this side of Napoli.
They have a huge selection
of pastas and sauces and make absolutely killer pizza.
My favorite dish is the Gorgonzla
al Pesto. Gorgonzola cheese, pesto, sun dried tomatoes, roasted peppers,
garlic. At $8.95, it's tangy and delicious. The flavors are sharp on the
tongue and the sauce is great for dipping bread into.
The meat lasagna is also
pretty hearty and tasty with a good balance of tomato sweetness and sharp
You always get more food
than you can eat. And you always want to take your leftovers home.