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Vegetable First Course?

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pickypicky Jun 9, 2011 08:07 AM

I love being able to order a simple, real vegetable for first course (ie. sauteed broccoli rabe with guanciale and chili) Any place in SD doing vegetable first courses -- or even just doing great veg-- which come from beautiful produce?

  1. bizzwriter Jun 10, 2011 06:37 AM

    Was talking to a friend of mine yesterday who raved about a veggie dinner he had a few nights ago at Spread. He was very impressed by the quality of the produce.

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      pickypicky Jun 10, 2011 09:01 AM

      Thanks all. I should have been a bit more specific. What I'm after are Italian style first courses where a single vegetable is the star, like what I had at Delfina, Delfina Pizzaria, and other Italian restaurants in SF. (The obligatory artichoke is a representative of what I mean.) It only works if the produce is great and prep is perfect.

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      Cathy Jun 9, 2011 03:44 PM

      The grilled vegetable salad at Tender Greens.

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      Tender Greens
      2400 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, CA 92106

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        4wino Jun 9, 2011 03:27 PM

        Mille Fleurs in RSF.

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        Mille Fleurs
        6009 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Sante Fe, CA 92067

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