11 Falafel Places to Try in the SF Bay Area
Ranging from crispy, dense and dark to soft, fluffy and bright green, the falafel around the Bay Area is plentiful and wide-ranging. It's thanks in part to a wave of new and riveting Middle Eastern restaurants and fast-casual cafes that serve up great fried chickpea (and sometimes fava beans) with vibrant mezes and tempting meat platters. That's in addition to the multi-decades old legendary spots that still have the final word on local falafel. All we can say is we're ready for lunchtime so we can go back to these 11 standouts.