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Mary Mocine Oct 25, 2005 01:50 PM

I'm looking for great blood sausage in San Frncisco. I have enjoyed it at Le Central but the restaurant seems to be going downhill a bit recently. I tried it at a very Parisian (i.e. unpleasant and snobby)place in Belden Alley so please don't recommend that unless you think it is beyond wonderful.

So, any comments/ideas?

thanks, Mary Mocine (Joan's sister)

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    Dr. Biggles Oct 28, 2005 12:03 PM

    South Park Cafe in SF, 108 South Park Street has Fatted Calf Blood Sausage.


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      SLRossi Oct 26, 2005 01:51 PM

      It's been a year or so, but had an excellent BS at Ramblas in the Mission.

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        cedichou Oct 26, 2005 12:33 AM

        B44 is on belden lane as well, next to that snotty French place (do you mean plouf?). Anyhow, they (still?) serve blood sausage. They call it morcilla.

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        1. re: cedichou
          Robert Lauriston Oct 26, 2005 11:28 AM

          The Belden French place that serves blood sausage is Cafe Bastille. They also have andouillette on the menu, but it's actually some other kind of tripe sausage.

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          Robert Lauriston Oct 25, 2005 01:52 PM

          To eat in a restaurant, South Park Cafe.

          To cook at home, Fatted Calf.

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          1. re: Robert Lauriston
            Andrew Oct 25, 2005 02:11 PM

            Fatted Calf!

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              oakjoan Oct 25, 2005 08:52 PM

              I think she was asking about restaurants that served blood sausage.

              1. re: oakjoan
                Dr. Biggles Oct 26, 2005 05:34 PM

                Then visit FC's web site and call them to ask what restaurants they might be selling the blood sausage to. It's might be worth the effort.


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                  Robert Lauriston Oct 26, 2005 05:44 PM

                  I don't belive any restaurants have Fatted Calf's blood sausage.

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                    Dr. Biggles Oct 26, 2005 05:54 PM

                    I believe they have in the past, not specifically sure about today. I know the pate has certainly been on local menus. I do know for a fact I've been beat out of my choice on sausage due to one of the chefs at BayWolf beating me to the punch. May have been for his private stash, though.
                    I'll ask when I go to pick up my custom sausage load on Saturday, I can hardly wait.


                    1. re: Robert Lauriston
                      Dr. Biggles Oct 26, 2005 06:00 PM

                      Here are a few places where they have or have had FC's sausage.

                      Hog Island Oyster, Market Bar, Slow Club, Out
                      the Door (pate), Luka's Tap Room, Lalaime's and lots more.

                      Oh you bet those little happy sausages are making the rounds.


                      1. re: Dr. Biggles
                        Robert Lauriston Oct 26, 2005 06:48 PM

                        I was talking specifically about blood sausage. It's a tough sell for restaurants.

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                          Dr. Biggles Oct 26, 2005 07:09 PM

                          Ah yes, that was the topic of the thread wasn't it. Got a little vague towards the and and off I went. Sorry about that.


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