By Laura Dudnick | SF Examiner
He also could have opted for a barbecued-turkey wrap or a salad from
the to-go section, but selected the burrito because it "looked much more
And then came a novel question Luu, along with other Roosevelt students, now faces at lunchtime: Where should I sit?
For the first time, the students have options beyond simply rectangular tables with stools attached.
In the new dining hall, students sit at round tables and chairs, long
movable tables and a lounge area with plastic-covered couches and foot
rests. The space at Roosevelt reopened Oct. 21 after undergoing a
monthslong renovation as part of a pilot project tied to the San
Francisco Unified School District's overall food-service transformation.
The space, about 25 percent bigger and boasting modern decor, looks
more like San Francisco's hottest new restaurant than a school
"It's much more state-of-the-art, it's all new and we have the new
cushions," Luu said of the lounge area. "Regardless of wherever I sit, I
still like it because it's more decorative and much more colorful."
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