Posted 10 August 2010 - 12:41 PM
We ate here the first day we arrived in San Francisco because they don't take reservations and I hate relying on the airlines to get me anyplace at a particular time. It was an excellent introduction to the city. They have an interesting, varied, and delicious cocktail menu, as well as very reasonably-priced high-quality food.
Cerignola olives warm w/ citrus. I'm a sucker for olives and these did not dissapoint. Served warm with lemon rind, which gave a lovely aroma and tasted fantastic.
Bruschetta w/ broc rabe. Two generous pieces of bruschetta with a large quantity of rabe and crescenza, also very good.
Polenta w/ gorgonzola. I love gorgonzola, so this would have been hard to screw up: they did not.
Margherita w/ buffalo milk mozz. I was surprised by the quantity of sauce on the pizza, but it was actually not bad at all. Maybe not the best pizza I've ever eaten, but a hell of a lot better than anything I can get in Oklahoma.
Strawberry tart. Nondescript.
Single Village Fix (mezcal, lime, pineapple gomme). Nice well-balanced mezcal drink: very smoky, but not objectionably so.
Monte Carlo (rye, benedictine, bitters, orange). Nice Manhattan-genre cocktail, again well-balanced and quite good.
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