Navarra Gastronomic Weeks (Jan 26 - Feb 4)
Was wondering if folks had heard of this.
Based on email from Daily Candy...
Navarra Gastronomic Week
What: Eat and drink like a Spaniard at thirteen of the Bay Area's
best restos, including Bar Tartine and Scott Howard.
Why: Y olé.
When: Thru Feb. 4.
Where: For a list of participating restaurants, go to
I wonder if there's a special menu or dish...
I had some great Navarran dishes at Cesar on Piedmont. Didn't know it was part of a larger promotion.
The "spicy cauliflower salad with anchovies & caper vinaigrette" was so good I've been trying to track down a recipe. Raw cauliflower thinly shaved (presumably on a mandoline) in a really strong dressing. They're having some sort of event:
re: Robert Lauriston
I was curious about the Navarra Gastronomy Week after reading about it in the Tablehopper last week.
that cauliflower salad is a pretty normal rotating item on the Cesar menu i believe----i was obsessed with it last summer and made many special trips to oakland in one 2-week or so period to have it as much as possible. i never though cauliflower could taste so good.
was able to replicate it in a somewhat reasonable way off of a cauliflower recipe in the san francisco urban league cookbook.