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Looking for Houndworthy gnocchi in the City

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Andrew Nov 15, 2001 07:43 PM

So my latest thing has been making my own gnocchi from scratch...a process far more gordian than I anticipated. Seems like one of those things that requires a great deal of practice and/or an Italian grandparent.

I'd love to sample some gnocchi in San Francisco that the learned and discerning hounds have found superlative...to see what I'm really shooting for, you know?

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    brad kaplan RE: Andrew Nov 15, 2001 09:49 PM

    Da Flora's sweet potato gnocchi - no question about it!

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      chowhoundX RE: Andrew Nov 15, 2001 11:10 PM

      I like the simple gnocci with gorgonzola sauce at Mangia Tutti, on Clay just above Montgomery in the financial district.

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        Ian RE: Andrew Nov 16, 2001 10:25 AM

        Zuni usually has a delicious ricotta gnocchi on their menu. Very tender and slathered in butter. I think that technically their version should be call ravioli gnudi.

        In my own gnocchi-making endeavors I have found that baking the potatoes, rather than boiling gets me better results.

        Chow!

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