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SF Peninsula: Fil-Am Cuisine

I went on a date with a guy a while back.  I never heard from him again, but the one positive outcome of that encounter was his recommendation of Fil-Am for authentic Filipino food.

I rarely venture into Daly City, so when I had to take my sister back to San Francisco one Sunday, I seized the chance to go:


We had to circle the block a couple times before we were able to find street parking, but as we walked up to the restaurant, plumes of barbecue smoke billowed out to welcome us.

For a tiny place, there was a lot of foot traffic:


Designed cafeteria-style, most people ordered their goodies to-go, but there were a few tables closely packed together for dining in.

My sister and I had no idea what we were doing when we approached the counter as we had very limited experience with Filipino cuisine:


Ultimately, we threw ourselves at the mercy of the lady who served us.

Between the BBQ chicken skewer and the pork skewer, she told us to get the chicken, which we did along with pancit ($5.99)…

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