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P Macias Apr 26, 2012 11:33 AM

Since so many good restaurants, a couple of my favorites among them, have passed away, where do I find the best sweetbreads? I like them at Hexagone but want more options.

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  1. honkman RE: P Macias Apr 26, 2012 02:15 PM

    Urban Solace, Smoking Goat, Piatti, Cowboy Star, Cucina Urbana,Avenue 5, Kitchen 1540 (most of the time it might be a seasonal item and not always on the menu, just give the redtaurants a call)

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      chetatkinsdiet RE: honkman Apr 26, 2012 03:52 PM

      Piatti might be my favorite in San Diego for sweetbreads.

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        CampySD RE: chetatkinsdiet Apr 26, 2012 07:08 PM

        Third for Piatti. I can't stand them, but both my wife and dad have had them here and loved them. Whisk'n'Ladle also has them on the menu from time to time.

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        chris2269 RE: honkman Apr 26, 2012 10:39 PM

        I will second Cowboy Stars Sweetbreads. 2nd or 3rd best I have had. 1st goes to Babbo and debatable 2nd or 3rd is Eiderdown in KY.

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        karaethon RE: P Macias Apr 26, 2012 02:20 PM

        Delicias has some good ones as well.

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          chetatkinsdiet RE: karaethon Apr 27, 2012 07:26 PM

          I was at Delicias about a month ago- while I didn't have the sweetbreads I was thoroughly unimpressed with the food or the service. Also it was insanely expensive for what it was- and I know it's in the ranch, but for that price I'd rather go to MF.

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