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Bay Area Originals

Unusual places that help make this area special
Harvey Steiman
Issue: June 15, 2002

AsiaSF 201 Ninth St.  Telephone (415) 255-2742  Open Dinner, daily  Cost Entrées $11—$18  Note: Minimum age, 21 Award of Excellence San Francisco has a long tradition of gender-bending showplaces, but the turn-of-the-millennium sensibility here melds the hipper-than-hip South-of-Market bar scene with Asian food far better than anyone should expect in a place where female impersonators comprise the waitstaff.

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