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jfras Sep 25, 2012 05:46 PM

Staying on 7th near Howard Sun. Sep. 30, 6 people, omnivores all. Any thing within walking distance, i.e. 6 blocks?

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    goldangl95 RE: jfras Sep 25, 2012 06:36 PM

    AQ - innovative, unconventional food with excellent cocktails. Excellent choice w/in walking distance. Very popular right now - a board favorite - though for my palate, it's not my favorite in the city.

    Citizen's Band is another option.

    For Drinks, Bloodhound used to be a laid back neighborhood option, but it's started getting super crowded on Friday and Saturday nights.

    You will be staying right on the edge of not-so-great areas of SF. At night you may want to take a cab (for the most part it's mostly an uncomfortable experience not so much an unsafe one).

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      Leely2 RE: goldangl95 Sep 25, 2012 07:56 PM

      Agreed. AQ and Citizens Band, depending on your mood and desires. Both good, both near.

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        Ruth Lafler RE: Leely2 Sep 25, 2012 11:16 PM

        Third AQ -- new fall menu unveiled today. Also introduced a tasting menu.

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          yesilovestotravel RE: Ruth Lafler Sep 26, 2012 09:46 AM

          Ruth, I'm not seeing the new fall menu... or the Tasting menu on their website... waiting to make reservations for thanksgiving weekend... can I ask, where did you see the new menu??

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            Ruth Lafler RE: yesilovestotravel Sep 26, 2012 10:14 AM

            It looks like it hasn't been posted online yet. It was published in SFEater: http://sf.eater.com/archives/2012/09/...

            I want that Brussels sprouts dish!

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              Robert Lauriston RE: Ruth Lafler Sep 26, 2012 10:47 AM

              Octopus, head cheese, chickpeas, and hearts of palm, yum.

              "Veal with charcoal"?

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                Ruth Lafler RE: Robert Lauriston Sep 26, 2012 11:08 AM

                Who knows?! The dish you get at AQ is almost always much more than the menu would lead you to believe.

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                  yesilovestotravel RE: Ruth Lafler Sep 26, 2012 11:15 AM

                  Ok, the menu's are up on the website just fyi
                  Michael Voltaggio did a dish a while back @ Ink. in Los Angeles: Charcoal Crusted Berkshire Pork... it was delicious... very smoky... The sounds of the new fall menu sounds delicious! can't wait

              2. re: Ruth Lafler
                yesilovestotravel RE: Ruth Lafler Sep 26, 2012 10:50 AM

                Awesome!! Thanks Ruth!! Looking at the menu right now! trying for reservations on November 25... should have been up... but it keeps telling me "cannot book that far in advance"
                Maybe I have to wait till tonight midnight... I'm really set on AQ, and that wkend will be a madhouse for sure... really need resis :)

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        hyperbowler RE: jfras Sep 25, 2012 06:38 PM

        Casual, fancy, cheap?

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          jfras RE: hyperbowler Sep 25, 2012 09:51 PM

          More towards casual.

        2. Robert Lauriston RE: jfras Sep 25, 2012 07:53 PM

          AQ is great and right there.

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            bluex RE: jfras Sep 25, 2012 08:49 PM

            Radius, which is at 7th and Folsom, 1 block away.

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