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San Francisco Itinerary: REVIEWED


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San Francisco Itinerary: REVIEWED

lhenry | Jan 19, 2013 04:43 PM

We got back from our lovely San Francisco trip about 2 weeks ago, and had a wonderful time with divine food thanks to everyone who helped me on the previous board.

P.S.: We were unsuccessful in getting a Atelier Crenn reservation.

Lunch Z&Y: Pretty exhausted from a day of traveling so it was nice to sit down and have some great Chinese food. We shared the hot pepper chicken and that was it as it was very early in the morning. The chicken was cooked very well and the spiciness was perfect. It was an excellent authentic Chinease choice.

Dinner at Perbacco: We walked in and were quickly shown to our table upstairs (where we noticed no one else seated) our server was very attentive with our drinks and food. I had the tagliatelle which tasted nice, although it wasn't to pleasantly presented with a heap of brown meat sauce on top. My mom had the pappardelle which looked much better but didn't get a chance to taste. Wasn't my favorite restaurant but it wasn't bad either.

Lunch at Cotogna: This was one of my favorite restaurants of the the trip. I had a prosciutto, candied walnut, and apple/pear antipasti which was very light, crisp, and delicious; a perfect starter to the coming lamb sausage pizza. The pizza crust was light and thin and as equally delicious as the anti pasti. The atmosphere was cool, and the only downside was how close the tables were/

Dinner at Kokkari Estiatorio: This was the second all greek food restarant I had been to and has set my standards very high. We started out with an octopus appetizer, and I had a pita bread with pepper spread, both very good. For an entrée I had the lamb kabob with was tender and moist and cooked perfectly. Also one of my favorite restaurants of the trip.

Lunch at Yank Sing: We arrived at 10:00 in the morning thinking it would be pretty empty but people poured in and the large room was suddenly full just after we came. As many warned the ladies are pushy but we didn't mind declining. We ended up getting the XLB, pork buns, spicy chicken, walnut salad, and shrimp rolls. My favorites were both of the buns especially the XLB and the vinegar sauce. The lady told us how to eat them, you pick them up with chopsticks and set them on a soup spoon and then put vinegar the bottom of the spoon. This technique worked very well. Yank Sing is definitely a must return for me.

Dinner: We were both full (still from Yank Sing), and didn't feel like going to dinner. We waited for A.C. to call but by the time the day came we couldn't get a reservation anywhere else.

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