It’s really time somebody around here showed a little damn commitment to hoagies.
Well, think no more, because here’s the Douglas Room, a new hotel-anchored bar from the guys behind the original Big and Benjamin Cooper, opening tonight in the Tenderloin. Here’s a look inside.
Unlike their other hidden spots, this one’s pretty easy to find: just stroll in through the lobby of the newly renovated Tilden Hotel. Or the outdoor entrance that’s marked separately with (gasp) a sign.
Next you’ll lead your accompanying friend/
Soon, the drinks will be flowing (try the Old and in the Way, with bourbon, Pedro Ximénez sherry, Suze and stone fruit shrub) and the classic tavern fare begging to be eaten with it.
Like their takes on hoagies and cheesesteaks. They even fly the Amoroso’s rolls in from Philly.
So, someone’s happy about basic economy fare.