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I'm looking for a restaraunt that serves wild game in San Diego/San Francisco...

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wdragon735 Nov 27, 2007 08:16 PM

I'm looking to expand my horizons a little with Bear, Moose, Goose, Armadillo, Yak, Fox, Coyote, Caribou mainly... I've had a lot of others but these are the main ones I'm looking for, can anyone help me?

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    mimosa Nov 29, 2007 06:41 AM

    Third Corner in OB does a wild game week every year. Thee Bungalow used to but I think that was when Ed Moore owned it and now I think it's only at 3c. Get on their email list to find out about it - or check their site periodically.

    I can't remember what it's called but the best experience game-wise we've had, was a trek up to the foothills of Malibu to this restaurant that specializes in game (I'm sure a hound on this list can help with the name...help?). Warning though, they have a bit of a taxidermy thing and the walls are filled with the heads of what you're eating.

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      littlestevie Nov 29, 2007 08:09 AM

      You are thinking of Saddle Peak Lodge. They do have great game but it is usually boar, venison, elk, and moose group. I have never seen some of the more esoteric game there. It really a beautiful place esp. this time of the year.

    2. DiningDiva Nov 27, 2007 10:22 PM

      In San Diego you might as well start with The Tractor Room on 5th around Pennsylvania in Hillcrest. They have a web site, you can Google for the menu to see if it fits your bill.

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        wdragon735 Nov 28, 2007 05:08 PM

        They do have a great menu selection, but we've already had everything on their menu:-) I've e-mailed them to see if they can come up with something different or point us in the direction of someone who can- I am awaiting there response.
        ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS? :-)

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          daantaat Nov 28, 2007 07:38 PM

          try Tapenade in La Jolla. I recall seeing boar on there in the past. AR Valentien might be another possibility.

          I'd be curious/surprised if you found Armadillo, Yak, Fox, Coyote and/or Caribou around here.

      2. The Chowhound Team Nov 27, 2007 08:27 PM

        Just a quick note that wdragon735 has also posted on our San Francisco board -- San Francisco recommendations should go on this thread: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/46432...

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