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Where is the BEST DUCK in San Diego?

buddha Dec 21, 2001 06:34 PM

I ate at Thee Bungalow which was good but overcooked and the meat not as moist as it should be. Also have eaten at Cafe Eleven which was decent but not great. I guess the best I have had so far is Parallel 33. Any other good duck places?

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    David Naimark RE: buddha Dec 22, 2001 12:46 AM

    Try the duck confit with lentils at Laurel. It's the best duck dish I've had in San Diego.

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      Bob Foster RE: David Naimark Dec 23, 2001 01:42 PM

      My favorite duck is at Aux Delices on Miramar Road-amazingly good food-very reasonable prices

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        bettywouldgo RE: Bob Foster Dec 24, 2001 12:41 AM

        What about the duck at Emerald?

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          David Naimark RE: Bob Foster Dec 26, 2001 07:18 PM

          I've never heard of this place. Can you say a bit more about it. Thanks

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            Bob Foster RE: David Naimark Dec 26, 2001 08:45 PM

            It's on Miramar road about 1 mile east of 805, on the north side of the street-behind the new 7/11 store and the Denny's. It's owned by the same folks who own Vintage Wines Limited. The two places are connected by a set of stairs. It's mobbed at lunch but very quiet at dinner. Great food, reasonable prices-one of our favorites (along with Thee Bungalow, Bernard O's and Cafe Luna) You gotta try this place!

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        buddha RE: buddha Dec 25, 2001 12:40 AM

        Thanks for the suggestions so far David, Bob, and Betty. Keep them coming.

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          buzznutter RE: buddha Dec 26, 2001 02:46 PM

          The best I have had is at El Bizcocho. Served with caramelized apples and Calvados brandy

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            Amfortas RE: buddha Dec 26, 2001 10:03 PM

            A while back, Dobson's (next to Horton Plaza) did a A- duck confit. But, he's slipped a bit and it has been a while since I've tried it.

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