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Oct 31, 2007 02:13 PM

Big Four - Wild Game Week

The Big Four Restaurant in the Huntington Hotel has a Wild Game Week every year. This year it starts November 6.

We went last year and although we enjoyed it, I found it a little pricey. I think this year, instead of doing the full dinner in the restaurant, we'll probably just order the "appetizer platter" in the bar.

Has anyone else been to this dinner? What did you think?

Big Four
1075 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

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  1. You're right. Pretty expensive. At least $100 per person after tax/tip/wine for a 3-course dinner.

    Any other places with game menus that are more affordable?

    1. This was the second year in a row that we have eaten at the Big 4 in the Huntington Hotel during Wild Game Week. Last year we enjoyed ourselves, but I thought the food was just okay. This year, I found the meal to be very good. We started with the "Walk on the Wild Side" appetizer plate for 4 people, consisting of: 1) caribou; 2) corned buffalo hash with quail egg; 3) buttermilk fried rabbit; and 4) wild boar enchiladas. The appetizer was generously sized and very tasty. For dinner, I had the ostrich filet, while my dining companions had yak tenderloin and elk - all of which we enjoyed. Service was terrific, and we appreciated the fact that the executive chef stopped by to personally explain the various game meats, and then returned during dinner to see how we liked our various entrees. The atmosphere was comfortable, and conducive to conversation and a long, lingering dinner. All-in-all, a wonderful night out with friends. Total tab, with drinks (whiskies), coffee and a shared dessert, tax and tip, came to $115 per person.