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hms0898 Oct 22, 2011 10:18 AM

Anyone care to talk up their favorite restaurant? But only SF please

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    Dustin_E Oct 24, 2011 10:44 AM

    ino sushi
    harris'
    una pizza napoletana
    la mar
    jai yun

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      benv Oct 22, 2011 08:47 PM

      Some of my fav's and places that are always in the back of my head when going out:

      Delfina Pizzeria
      Lers Ros
      Suppenkuche
      La Ciccia
      Canteen
      Little Star
      Commonwealth

      1. Paul H Oct 22, 2011 05:00 PM

        Fringale, Perbacco, Bocadillos, Cafe Claude.

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        Perbacco
        230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

        Cafe Claude
        7 Claude Lane, San Francisco, CA 94108

        Fringale Restaurant
        570 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

        Bocadillos
        710 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111

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          whiner Oct 22, 2011 05:21 PM

          I haven't been to Fringale in 2 years. I know it changed ownership, is it still excellent? Over the past several years there, I've had some good meals there, and some outstanding meals there.

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          Fringale Restaurant
          570 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

          1. re: whiner
            Robert Lauriston Oct 22, 2011 06:02 PM

            I don't think the chef has changed since 2008.

        2. mariacarmen Oct 22, 2011 04:46 PM

          Coi
          Canteen
          La Ciccia
          Range
          Delfina Pizzeria
          Poc Chuc
          Barbacco
          Suppenkuche
          Spork
          Limon Rotisserie
          Foreign Cinema

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          La Ciccia
          291 30th Street, San Francisco, CA 94131

          Delfina Restaurant
          3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

          Suppenkuche
          525 Laguna St, San Francisco, CA 94102

          Spork
          1058 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

          Foreign Cinema
          2534 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94110

          Poc Chuc
          2886 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

          Limon Rotisserie
          1001 S Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110

          Barbacco
          230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

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            whiner Oct 22, 2011 02:59 PM

            Within their respective price categories and styles of dining:

            Perbacco
            Delfina
            Ame
            La Folie
            NOPA

            But those are all VERY different from one another in pretty much all aspects (though both Delfina and Perbacco are Northern Italian, just different parts).

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            Perbacco
            230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

            La Folie
            2316 Polk St., San Francisco, CA 94109

            Delfina Restaurant
            3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

            1. Robert Lauriston Oct 22, 2011 01:01 PM

              There are scores of regular posters on this board, hundreds of occasional posters, and new people all the time.

              There are also probably a dozen tourists a week who ask some variation of "where should I eat in SF?" Those posts often get no response since the question is too vague and people who follow the board regularly have seen it literally thousands of times. Specific questions such as "where's the best sushi" or requests for feedback on a planned itinerary always get responses.

              If you're rude or insulting, the moderators will remove your posts.

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                dcfb Oct 22, 2011 12:46 PM

                So many to love. My favorites right now . . .

                Reform Club SF. A pop-up that happens ever few Sundays or so. They take over the Specchio space in the Mission and make some delicious 4-course meals for 40-50 and wine pairings for an add charge.

                Umami - Japanese spot. I hear it gets pretty hot and trendy later in the evening, but we are early diners and have usually sat downstairs. Fresh sushi with creative entrees. Priced just about where Japanese tends to be.

                Maverick - Given all the restaurants in SF that do the Cal-Med, fresh/local, etc. vibe, I know there are others as good or maybe better, but it's a small charming spot and they have not failed to deliver ingredient-driven quality food with attentive service and wonderful wines.

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                Specchio
                2331 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

                Umami
                2909 Webster St, San Francisco, CA 94123

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                1. re: dcfb
                  hms0898 Oct 22, 2011 02:47 PM

                  This is great thank you, the small places always seem to offer something unique.

                2. Robert Lauriston Oct 22, 2011 11:17 AM

                  Barbacco, Cotogna, Incanto, La Ciccia, Lers Ros, Perbacco. Lots of posts about them in the archives.

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                  La Ciccia
                  291 30th Street, San Francisco, CA 94131

                  Perbacco
                  230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

                  Incanto Restaurant & Wine Bar
                  1550 Church St, San Francisco, CA 94131

                  Lers Ros Thai
                  730 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA

                  Barbacco
                  230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

                  Cotogna
                  490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

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