Everyone has a favorite go-to lunch spot. But in a gastronomically endowed city like San Francisco, there’s no one perfect place to suit every single occasion, especially if you’re catering to an office full of different appetites. Thankfully, we’ve compiled a list of five lunch powerhouses that are the only restaurant names you need in your little black book. From board meetings, to casual group gatherings, to sugar-fuelled brainstorms – these hotspots will feed productivity every day of the working week – and they’ll deliver to your door, too.
Nope, not a typo: the people at Frjtz know what they do best – and they do it really, really well. The signature fries are hand-cut, twice fried and exceptionally seasoned. The burgers are deliciously juicy, packed with flavor, and come with every topping you could feasibly need in life. And the mussels are tender, garlicky perfection that’ll take a business lunch to the next level. In short: Frjtz are a really good choice for hot, comforting, tasty food that’s guaranteed to satisfy.
Vietnamese “bành mí” sandwiches are becoming one of the hottest food trends of 2016, and Bun Mee has been making the meaty baguettes a specialty since they opened last year. Their sandwiches give the traditional platter a tasty upgrade – and their salads and bowls pack a flavorful punch for those who want to go bread-free. We heartily recommend throwing in some salt and pepper garlic fries for good measure, too.
Beautifull by name, Beautiful by nature – this health-conscious favorite deliver super fresh, super delicious food with goodness inside and out. They pride themselves on choosing sustainable, organic ingredients that enable people to feel good and eat well, and their catering menu boasts an impressive array of meal options. From wraps and salads that are great on the go, to sit-down meals that encompass everything from meatballs, to curries, to beef filet: they’re a surefire hit in any boardroom.
DARN GOOD FOOD
Darn Good Food deliver on their promise: all of their menu offerings are fast, fresh, healthy and local. These guys are the perfect choice for a party, with platters that cover pretty much any situation, at any time of day – whether it’s hors-oeuvres, a fresh sandwich platter or sit-down meal. Plus, Darn Good Food delivers a cookie platter – so if you need a spontaneous sugary treat, this is the place you need to know.
For a more upscale gathering, look no further than La Mediterranee. Their Mediterranean platters feature succulent kebabs, delicious mezze, stuffed grape leaves and pastries – all of which will make sure your party is bursting with flavor. Their crowd-pleasing bites are great for relaxed mixers and picnics, and regardless of the time of year, will always bring a little Mediterranean sunshine indoors.