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1760 Restaurant Review, San Francisco

1760 San Francisco exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – 1760 is a New American restaurant from Giancarlo Paterlini and Suzette Gresham who run Italian powerhouse Acquerello. Named for its street address, this place has received some positive press and coupled with their pedigree, it was an easy decision to give it a try. Far more casual than their other restaurant, this place has industrial modern decor and even has a long communal table. A long narrow bar is situated on one wall. This space has housed many restaurants over the years including the good old Rendezvous cafe.

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Keiko a Nob Hill Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Keiko a Nob Hill exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Keiko is a one Michelin Star restaurant at the ground floor of a posh apartment building a top San Francisco’s Nob Hill. The chef, Keiko Takahashi, previously cooked at places such as El Paseo before Tyler Florence took it over. This 28 seat clubby restaurant makes you feel like you’ve entered a private room, one that feels like you are in New York City. Unlike most other high end restaurants in the City, Keiko lays almost under the radar.

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Parallel 37 Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Parallel 37 San Francisco exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Parallel 37 is the new restaurant from Chef Ron Siegel in the Ritz Carlton San Francisco. This restaurant replaces the fine dining establishment known as the “Dining Room”. This new more casual eatery should attract a more mainstream audience.
We were fans of the chef and came for a visit shortly after they opened. Parallel 37 focuses on contemporary American cuisine utilizing the freshest, local ingredients available.
Parallel 37 is a hotel restaurant, so you’ll see families in addition to the regular fine-dining crowd.

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Canteen Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Canteen San Francisco exterior

Canteen is a small restaurant in San Francisco’s Tenderloin/Nob Hill area, right next to an Academy of Art location. Open in 2005, they have a weekly changing menu and serve American cuisine. The menu is very compact so make sure they have what you like. Chef-owner Dennis Leary used to work at Rubicon.

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Acquerello Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Acquerello San Francisco Exterior

Acquerello Restaurant (which means “watercolor” in Italian) is an upscale Italian restaurant in the Polk Gulch Area of San Francisco, just off Van Ness. For over 20 years, they have been serving traditional dishes from all regions of Italy in a lighter, more contemporary style. Co-owners Giancarlo Paterlini and Chef Suzette Gresham-Tognetti work together to provide an unparalleled Italian dining experience.

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