This savory hash transforms leftovers into an elegant breakfast.
Machacado, from the verb machacar (to pound), describes the shreds of dried beef in this dish.
In military slang, this dish was commonly referred to as S.O.S.—"bleep" on a shingle, with the shingle referring to the toast.
The debate rages on as to the origin of this San Francisco dish—“Joe’s” restaurant has seen several incarnations. Original Joe’s on Taylor Street, however, has had it on the menu for 59 years.