San Francisco, California term for the area on the border between the economically depressed neighborhood of the Tenderloin and the upscale Nob Hill district. Provides striking juxtapositions of wealth and poverty. Often used with sexually suggestive implications.
I was at Geary and Leavenworth in the Tendernob when I saw some desperate girl climb into a stranger's Grand Cherokee.
by Leslie Doppler Hammond March 02, 2008