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A San Francisco Girl's Down and Dirty Adventures in the Culinary Playground

Thursday, February 23, 2006

Nine to Go...

And by that I mean nine restaurants on the Chronicle's list of top 100 restaurants. Now I believe I've already mentioned that this is a sort of checklist for us. Every year, though, we run into the same damn problem. It's like losing those last ten pounds -- we just can't get through the last 5-10 places no matter how we try.

But this year, I'm buckling down. I will eat at House of Prime Rib if it kills me. I will make those long overdue visits to Aziza and Kokkari. And I will drag Jon's cute little ass to Mecca whether he likes it or not. I'm on a mission.

The new list is usually published the first weekend in April (which, coincidentally, seems like when my show is now going to close), so I don't have a lot of time. But I do have faith, and that's what really matters, right? How's about an "Amen?"

If I make it this year, you can bet your gorgeous gullets that I'll throw a big ass party, with an acceptance speech and all.

Consider this the Restaurant Whore Olympics.


"To eat is a necessity. To eat intelligently is an art."
-- La Rochefoucauld


Blogger Sam said...

we have wanted to go to kokkari for ever. it seems like every other perosn we meet is recommending it to us these days.

2/23/2006 8:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well of COURSE you're going to HOPR... the reservations have been made!

And as for Aziza, well, I'm inviting myself, b/c C hasn't been yet. And, well, it's just damn time.

2/23/2006 9:39 AM  
Blogger Amy Sherman said...

When you do Aziza you must do the chef's tasting menu! It's about $40 and totally worth it. The whole table must order it so go with folks who will cooperate. I think F&C fit the bill.

2/23/2006 4:22 PM  
Blogger Restaurant Girl said...

Great blog!!! I'm also a San Francisco restaurant....girl, and I love reading about the places you've eaten. I hope you'll check out my blog, which is an insider's perspective on the SF restaurant scene.

2/23/2006 11:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please, please, please eat at HOPR. I just went there for the first time and am kicking myself for not going there for 13 years of living here. What a snob I have become. HOPR RULES!!

2/24/2006 12:20 AM  
Blogger bobgirrl said...

You go, girl!

2/24/2006 9:32 AM  
Blogger Hungry Hedonist said...

Recently I came across a philosophy book that I had taken from a HOPR bookcase a while back. Look out for cool books when you go.

2/25/2006 12:06 PM  
Blogger Guy said...

I just read the list. I've been to 2 of them. And 1 was many years ago. So, I would say, I've been to 1 out of 100.
That's kinda underwhelming.

3/29/2006 9:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

have you been to canteen?

we went last weekend and LOVED it.

if you have not yet been, GO.

3/31/2006 2:30 PM  

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