© David Nicolas

San Francisco: Academy Café

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Upstairs from Moss Room is an opportunity for sheer fun: prowling from station to station at the self-service café. Where else can you load up your tray with juicy Niman Ranch pork carnitas tacos, Phan’s famously feathery Vietnamese steamed chicken buns, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches updated with organic almond butter and house-made jam? Lunch for two $32.

50 Best New U.S. Restaurants

50 Best New U.S. Restaurants

San Francisco: Academy Café

Upstairs from Moss Room is an opportunity for sheer fun: prowling from station to station at the self-service café. Where else can you load up your tray with juicy Niman Ranch pork carnitas tacos, Phan’s famously feathery Vietnamese steamed chicken buns, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches updated with organic almond butter and house-made jam? Lunch for two $32.

50 Best New U.S. Restaurants

© David Nicolas

50 Best New U.S. Restaurants

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