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Jan 9, 2012 04:04 PM

Craving Lamb Shank, in town 2 nights

Years ago while on a business trip to SF (from Seattle) I stumbled into a bar (attached to a restaurant) near Union Square with a fabulous wine list and had the Best Lamb Shank Of My Life. It was on a bed of de Puy lentils, crispy, tender, oh my mouth is watering now!

where should I go to try and relive this experience? Not too expensive please.

I will be in SF 2 nights and other places on the top of my short list are Nopa, Bar Tartine, and Yuet Lee (ate there years ago and loved it!).

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  1. *Aziza, for a slightly sweet Cal/Morrocan version.
    *Tommy's Joynt for a super cheap yet still very tasty version (Thurdays only).

    Tommy's Joynt
    1101 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94109

    1. Lamb shank's the kind of rustic French dish that South Park Cafe does well.

      South Park Cafe
      108 South Park, San Francisco, CA 94107

      1. Mezze on Lakeshore Ave in Oakland has a delicious Moroccan Lamb Shank Tajine, but may not be the most accessible without a car

        1. I think Zare at Flytrap has lamb shanks.

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          1. re: bobpantzer

            That reminds me, Maykadeh makes a fantastic braised lamb shank dish with eggplant, tomato, saffron, and dried lime.