"Nilus de Matran, an Assyrian architect who studied with the avant garde Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid in London, decided a year ago to start a cafe in the heart of San Francisco's advertisinf getto near Levis Plaza.....de Matran decided to call his cafe, deStijl , after the 1917 Dutch art movement which touted geometric, abstract art and 'style" as a way of life.........like the deStijl artist de Matran wanted to creat a Utopia, a fresh setting for the creative types that come to this neighborhood every day.....An ever changing menu of international fare is served on spiral china by Alexandra Odabachian.


Cafe deStijl: An Amalgam of Taste

San Francisco Examiner