While the rest of the country heads back to school, late-summer harvests make September prime playtime for chefs in the City by the Bay.
Photo: Erin Kunkel
San Franciscans love retro restaurants. At this vintage 1907 Wild West watering hole, updated turn-of-the-20th-century saloon fare entices happy-hour cowboys to hang their hats and stay for supper. Instead of the classic Hangtown Fry—an omelet loaded with bacon and fried oysters beloved of California Gold Rush miners—Comstock offers the lighter Hangtown Toast: rye toast topped with pickled eggs, a crumble of bacon, and oyster dressing with tangy coleslaw.