Pumpkin Foods in San Francisco
10 Pumpkin Treats to Taste in SF
Just because Halloween has spirited away doesn't mean all the pumpkin goodness needs to stop. There are so many delicious ways to enjoy this festive Fall ingredient all season long. If you're a big fan of the flavor, you've got to taste these 10 pumpkin-filled foods.
- Pumpkin ravioli at Ideale (1315 Grant Ave., 415-391-4129): For more than 18 years, the family at Ideale has been bringing traditional Roman flavors to the North Beach 'hood, including Chef Bruschi's raved-about pumpkin ravioli with sage.
- Pumpkin seed salsa at Gracias Madre (2211 Mission St., 415-683-1346): Vegans and omnivores agree that Gracias Madre brings vegan food to the next level. The pumpkin seed salsa is an unexpected but delicious twist on traditional Mexican fare.
- Pumpkin pancakes at Plow (1299 18th St., 415-821-7569): The people at Plow apparently love pumpkins, too. The pumpkin bread with mascarpone frosting may be up your alley, but the pumpkin pancakes with maple syrup are an ideal Fall brunch food.
- Pumpkin bolani at East & West Afghan Foods (various locations): My relationship with pumpkin bolani was love at first bite. This flaky, pumpkin-filled bread is absolutely to die for. The Bolani people frequent farmers markets all over the Bay, and the product can also be found at Andronico's and Whole Foods.
- Pumpkin curry at Jitlada Thai Cuisine (1826 Buchanan St., Suite B, 415-292-9027):
The popular Thai gem Jitalda has a delicious-sounding Autumn delight entrée of stir-fried pumpkin, but fans flock to this popular restaurant for the dreamy pumpkin curry.
- Pumpkin ale at Toronado (547 Haight St., 415-863-2276): Toronado has one of the best beer selections in the entire city. What better place to taste a pumpkin ale than this Haight Street hangout?
- Pumpkin ice cream at Smitten Ice Cream (432 Octavia St., 415-863-1518): The Smitten ice cream shop is on the cutting edge of flavor creation. If you want to fill your Fall sugar fix with a cool treat, taste its pumpkin ice cream with espresso-spiced walnuts.
- Pumpkin torte at Sweet Inspiration (2239 Market St., 415-621-8664): The Castro bakery Sweet Inspiration is home to a layered pumpkin torte with cinnamon frosting that patrons absolutely adore.
- Pumpkin cupcakes at Cupkates (510-384-6544): The Cupkates truck has become a staple of the SF Bay food truck scene for good reason. If you're not sold, taste the Fall special: a spiced pumpkin cupcake, topped off with cinnamon cream cheese frosting (pictured).
- Pumpkin pie at Mission Pie (2901 Mission St., 415-282-1500): Other pies pale in comparison to the ones created at this adorable shop. There's no better place to enjoy a hefty slice of the classic Fall dessert, pumpkin pie.
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Source: Foodspotting User Paddington