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Back for trip #? - New ideas for great meals. [San Francisco]

DebitNM Sep 17, 2013 05:20 PM

We go almost every year and always try to get to some new places. Since our last trip was October 2011, we are looking at:

The Abott's Cellar
Rich Table
Central Kitchen

Any input is appreciated and suggested on places we should consider to add in and any deletions. Thanks!!

To know our likes; past favorites include:
One Market
Fifth Floor
Chez Panisse
Foreign Cinema
Brunch Drunk Love [sorry it's gone]

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    W42 Sep 17, 2013 05:42 PM

    Good picks for this time.

    1. DebitNM Sep 18, 2013 06:45 AM

      Rethinking The Abott's Cellar. Despite being on T&L's list of best of SF, the reviews are all over the place. Perhaps just a few beers at Monk's will suffice.

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      1. re: DebitNM
        W42 Sep 18, 2013 12:04 PM

        I think that makes sense. There are better places for food and you can get great beer at Monk's Kettle, or elsewhere.

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          grayelf Sep 20, 2013 12:12 PM

          And if you go for beers at Monk's Kettle you can get the pretzel, which is the sine qua non of pretzels.

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            DebitNM Sep 20, 2013 01:55 PM


        2. re: DebitNM
          Robert Lauriston Sep 18, 2013 12:10 PM

          St. Vincent has a great beer list. I think the food's great, some people don't get it.

          Given the places on that list, you'd be pretty sure to like Bar Jules.

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          goldangl95 Sep 18, 2013 06:48 PM

          I found Commonwealth somewhat disappointing. Abbott's Cellar's food is decently good, atmosphere is fun, beer and wine list is awesome.

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            Dustin_E Sep 20, 2013 02:12 PM

            which places have you visited in the past that you didn't like?

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