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If you could only choose one restaurant in SF...

What restaurant would it be, and what would you order?

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  1. Coi. The tasting menu (of course, that is the only thing you can order).

    1. zuni for lunch.
      half a dozen oysters and a vodka gimlet (straight up)
      burger, medium rare/string fries.
      maybe another gimlet.

      1. Gary Danko, and if they're on the menu, the glazed Oysters with Osetra caviar, zucchini pearls and lettuce cream, and I think I once had it with salsify cream.

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        1. re: Judith

          I called this morning for the 24th, nothing. Nov. 8th...10:00 p.m. Got frustrated & said I'll call back. DH's milestone birthday is 10/26.

          1. re: ceekskat

            Two months ahead, and don't wait until lunch time.

            1. re: ceekskat

              The best restaurant with easy-to-get reservations is Luce. We took two foodie friends there last night, had the tasting menu, and they were blown away. Dominique Crenn is going to get a lot of attention for her adventurous,soulful food. It bums me out that the restaurant isn't more crowded -- because of its location in a soul-less hotel, you don't expect miracles like the lobster paired with bone marrow that we had last night, or the porkbelly with pancetta and mushrooms, or....

              I loved it.

              1. re: goingoutagain

                If you want this restaurant to get attention, then do a separate post with the name in the title. This is fine here, but probably won't get the same attention.

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                Luce - InterContinental San Francisco Hotel
                888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

                1. re: rworange

                  Thanks for the tip but I think I won't follow it: I've posted so often about Luce that SFEater accused me of being a shill!

                  1. re: goingoutagain

                    SFeater one of the worst blog around .......

            1. re: zin1953

              I'm calling Gary Danko tomorrow for an upcoming trip to SF. Thanks for the vote.

            2. Fleur de Lys and I would order the tasting menu