One of the first curry restaurants in the U.S. that we reviewed when we began Americurry in April of this year was Volcano: Curry of Japan, on 19th Avenue and Geary in San Francisco. At the time, it was lacking, ...Read More


Before the very recent influx of San Francisco establishments that specialize in Japanese curry, the only way for a junkie to get his fix in this town was to go to a random restaurant and roll the dice. Chances are, ...Read More

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New People, a new center for Japanese pop culture to be opened in San Francisco's Japantown, will feature food from local curry maker Delica rf-1. While New People currently says that it will get fresh daily deliveries of "bento boxes" from ...Read More


"OH MY GOD WHY IS THERE A FRIED EGG?" is likely to be the first thing a curry fan will exclaim at being served the katsu curry plate at On the Bridge, a small, popular eatery in San Francisco's Japantown. There are, ...Read More


Calling a Japanese curry shop "Muracci's" in a city well-known for its North Beach district of Italian-American restaurants seems like it would give potential customers the wrong impression. Then again, it doesn't seem to have affected the popularity of this ...Read More


Update: On a trip back to Volcano on 9.11.09, I found that many of my issues had been addressed, most importantly the paper plates and plastic spoons. Hence, we're upgrading Volcano from its original "2" rating to a "3." The ...Read More


Delica rf-1 serves great food. It also serves Japanese-style curry. You might like or even love their unique take on it. But if you're looking for a traditional Japanese curry experience, this isn't the place you're looking for. San Francisco's Ferry ...Read More