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Urgent: spanish food in Berk/Sf

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mmh Feb 16, 2007 07:13 PM

We are looking for some good spanish food to eat tonight- not tapas. are there any reccomedatitions? My boyfriend screwed up on VD and is trying to make it up to me. Thanks!

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    Maya RE: mmh Feb 16, 2007 07:19 PM

    Zarzuela, or Piperade (not strictly Spanish but might work!)

    1. Robert Lauriston RE: mmh Feb 17, 2007 09:37 AM

      There's not much Spanish food around here, and what there is is mostly tapas.

      Some places that have entrees:

      Cesar on Piedmont (Shattuck is tapas only), great food.

      Piperade, Spanish Basque rather than straight Spanish, great food.

      B44, Catalan rather than straight Spanish, some great dishes: xato, mushrooms a la plancha, arros negra (my favorite), romescada, baccala amb samfaina, and rabbit.

      Patio EspaƱol (aka Spanish Cultural Center), very Spanish, but the food's not great.

      http://www.barcesar.com/piedmont/dail...
      http://www.piperade.com
      http://www.b44sf.com/02_dinner.html
      http://www.patioespanol.com/menu.html

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        codywhitney RE: mmh Feb 17, 2007 11:00 AM

        I also love the arroz negro at B44,the room is large and industrial,can be loud and is quite lively(like Spain!).You can't go wrong with Cesar's.I do not like Patio Espanol's main courses.

        1. anna RE: mmh Feb 17, 2007 11:07 AM

          B44! The fideau negra (noodle paella) is simply wonderful.

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            mmh RE: mmh Feb 17, 2007 04:46 PM

            Thank you all!

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