Quick. Picture an auto repair shop. You see:
–Some cars, obviously.
–A whole lot of grease.
–Freshly baked ham-and-cheese muffins.
Hey, we don’t know what kind of body shops you frequent, but ours typically have pastries.
Say hello to Craftsman and Wolves
, the most awesomely named bakery probably ever, opening Saturday
in a former car repair shop on Valencia.
First, let’s be clear: while this used to be a repair shop specializing in fixing up old Jags, there are
zero remnants of those days. Not even, like, a leftover seat belt buckle somewhere. None.
Instead, it’s the sort of
lofty, sky-lit, gentlemanly spot
you might even take your dad to for breakfast (ahem, this
Before grabbing a seat at the vintage metal communal table up front, make your way to the 20-foot jewelry
case full of croissants, éclairs, cubed cakes and other highly designed edibles. Your quarry: the
already-notorious ham-and-cheese muffin with built-in soft-boiled egg known as The Rebel Within
On return visits, you’ll want to sample the Pain au Cochon
(a prosciutto version of pain au
chocolat), a pork loin/squash slaw/bacon sandwich, a picnic box that you can take to Dolores Park, or the
foie gras/chocolate/toffee ganache–filled chocolate cake, The Devil Inside
Craftsman and Wolves
746 Valencia St
(between 18th and 19th St)
San Francisco, CA 94110