Turning Lemons into Lemonade

In a review of Oren's Hummus Shop in Palo Alto, YSZ approved of the vegetable kebab and the Israeli chopped salad, but thought the house-made lemonade hit a sour note: It was far too tart for YSZ or her kids.

Should warm weather ever return to our shores, where are the best lemonades in the Bay?

Oakland's Holy Land may have the ne plus ultra of lemonades—it's mentioned in many threads. Describing it as "a beautiful mint-green frothy slushie with bits of pulp and mint," rworange declares it magic.

For San Francisco–based drinks, hounds praise the ginger lemonade at Burma Superstar, straight-up lemonade at Cafe Zitouna, and Woodhouse Fish Co.'s French-style DIY lemonade with a sidecar of simple syrup.

Oren's Hummus Shop [Peninsula]
261 University Avenue, Palo Alto
650-752-6492

Holy Land Restaurant [East Bay]
677 Rand Avenue, Oakland
510-272-0535

Burma Superstar [Inner Richmond]
309 Clement Street, San Francisco
415-387-2147

Cafe Zitouna [Polk Gulch]
1201 Sutter Street, San Francisco
415-673-2622

Woodhouse Fish Co. [Castro]
2073 Market Street, San Francisco
415-437-2722

Woodhouse Fish Co. [Fillmore]
1914 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
415-437-2722

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