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VINE in San Clemente

russkar | Aug 28, 2003 10:44 AM

Last night we(8 people) had the pleasure of experiencing a fantastic new(open 8 weeks) restaurant in San Clemente called VINE. The owner-chef is previously from FRENCH 75 in Laguna and has really created a great concept for several stand out dishes.

First courses:
Diver Scallop wrapped in Bacon sitting on a Corn Chowder
Ahi Tartar (really good)
Seared Foie Gras on Brioche w/champagne grapes

Swordfish w/5 spice
Lamb Shank (perfect)
Pork Tenderloin (perfect)

Chocolate Souffle
Cheese Cake w/basamic strawberries
Cream Brulee
Lemon Tart
(every desert was above average)
VINE (Wine Country Cuisine)
211 N. El Camino Real, SC, 949-361-2079

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