Gourmet Carousel, a facility in San Francisco’s Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood since 1984, is currently closed. But the question: for how long? It was first spotted by Marcia Gagliardi, aka The Tablehopper, and the new administration has yet to take over.
The nearly 40-year-old restaurant on the corner of Pine and Franklin Streets, with its navy blue canopy that was once a distinct shade of the green San Francisco street sign, served Chinese food to locals and restaurant critics alike. the years. In 1994, former San Francisco Chronicle restaurant critic Michael Bauer reviewed Gourmet Carousel and wrote, “It was one of the nicest surprises I can remember: three-star food at prices that rival any restaurant in town.” (Both SFGATE and The Chronicle are owned by Hearst but operate independently of each other.)