When Lahore Karahi reopened in early 2012, the new management set their sights on a coveted demographic: cab drivers. They knew that many were of Pakistani, Indian, or Arab descent, and that few had the time to set aside for multiple courses. Lahore’s simple, pared-down approach seems to have won these cabbies over, and its success may account for the emergence of other “dhaba–style” eateries around San Francisco. Though some bastions of the upscale Indian dining scene remain, the city is now awash in eateries that specialize in fast, casual meals for workers on the clock.
Read More