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Lunch for my hardworking staff

Food Smith Dec 14, 2012 05:14 AM

I'm taking my staff of 6 out for the annual lunch in SF next week. We want a place with great food, contemporary ambience that stimulates conversation. In the past we've done Taditch, Boulevard, One Market. not looking for sandwich, soup or pizza menus. What's new and fun that will make my staff feel special?

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  1. ttoommyy RE: Food Smith Dec 14, 2012 07:25 AM

    Not very new, but "with great food, contemporary ambience that stimulates conversation" I would recommend Cotogna. Best meal we had on our trip out to your great state last month.

    1. Robert Lauriston RE: Food Smith Dec 14, 2012 09:05 AM

      Perbacco, Barbacco, Cotogna

      1. Civil Bear RE: Food Smith Dec 14, 2012 11:30 AM

        Espetus Churrascaria

        http://www.espetus.com/

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          Ruth Lafler RE: Civil Bear Dec 14, 2012 11:48 AM

          Interesting. I didn't realize they were open for lunch.

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            Civil Bear RE: Ruth Lafler Dec 14, 2012 04:43 PM

            We had a great time at our holiday lunch a couple of years ago.

        2. little big al RE: Food Smith Dec 14, 2012 08:40 PM

          I'd consider Joe's at Wash. Sq. Not everything is great, but the fritto misto sure is. Fried lemon fer god's sake! Who knew?

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            Robert Lauriston RE: little big al Dec 15, 2012 11:53 AM

            I think the first place I encountered fried lemon in a fritto misto was at Zuni almost 25 years ago.

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            sparklesurfoodie RE: Food Smith Dec 15, 2012 12:55 AM

            park tavern or AQ

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              Robert Lauriston RE: sparklesurfoodie Dec 15, 2012 11:54 AM

              AQ's not doing lunch any more, only brunch on Sunday.

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