San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Stinking Rose
A Garlic Restaurant
— 1991 —
euphoria of garlic.
Ancient Roman soldiers dubbed the pungent herb garlic “the stinking rose”. They believed garlic made them extremely strong and extra virile and rubbed their bodies with garlic oil before going into battle.
The Stinking Rose: A Garlic Restaurant is known for seasoning its garlic with food.
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Location. 37° 47.898′ N, 122° 24.434′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Columbus Avenue south of Vallejo Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco CA 94133, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Condor (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Francis of Assisi Church (about The Old Broadway Jail (about 300 feet away); Finnochio's (about 400 feet away); The Lusty Lady (about 500 feet away); Lupo’s Restaurant (about 600 feet away); San Francisco Brewing Company (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Also see . . . Garlic, the stinking rose - Olivesgarlic.com. For over 4,000 years, garlic has had many important roles in human life. It is considered by most that Central Asia to be its place of origin. It was believed to be used as food flavoring and seasoning. (Submitted on August 17, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 797 times since then and 34 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week September 30, 2012. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 17, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.