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AquaGrrrl181 Oct 29, 2013 01:22 PM

Hi All. I realize this request is nothing new, but I can't seem to find a recent posting that is responsive. I haven't been to SF in a while, and was planning to go to either La Ciccia or Chez Spencer, but, sadly, La Ciccia is not open the night we'll be in SF and Spencer is here no longer.

Other places I'm thinking, though this is likely super outdated: Absinthe, L'Ardoise, Jardiniere, Zuni Cafe, Lulu's. We are looking for something with good food and cocktails/beers/wine, but not over the top. Noisy is fine - we'll be heading to dinner after a Niners game, so might be a bit enthusiastic ourselves. We are coming in from Vancouver, so we probably will want to stick with California/Cali-French fare. (I did see that State Bird has re-opened, but I imagine it's going to be impossible to get a table, so we probably should pass on this trip.)

Thanks in advance!

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  1. Robert Lauriston RE: AquaGrrrl181 Oct 29, 2013 01:27 PM

    Which Sunday is La Ciccia closed? They're normally open.

    Nopa's very much in the Zuni / Lulu vein.

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      AquaGrrrl181 RE: Robert Lauriston Oct 29, 2013 01:36 PM

      Nov. 9. I called to make sure as well since it didn't make sense to me. Nopa sounds great. Thanks!

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      goldangl95 RE: AquaGrrrl181 Oct 29, 2013 01:27 PM

      The "and cocktails" can be the hard part of the requirement. In the California space there is Nopa. For California-experimental there is AQ

      In Cal-Italian space there is Locanda, Cotogna or Perbacco.

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        Robert Lauriston RE: goldangl95 Oct 29, 2013 01:34 PM

        No cocktails at La Ciccia, just a fantastic wine list.

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          Cynsa RE: goldangl95 Oct 31, 2013 10:42 PM

          Sunday Night at Cotogna
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/862658

          We celebrated a July birthday at Cotogna and the Sunday Supper was wonderful.

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