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Side Dish Should I Stay or Should I Go?; A French Toast; Steep Climb; Chain, Chain, Chain May 17, 2000

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Remember the Little People

Child's Play On Aug. 1 Julia Child will celebrate her 90th birthday at a party at the Fifth Floor (12 Fourth St.), where in-house chef Laurent Gras and chef Ron Siegel of Masa's will prepare an over-the-top five-course feast. Hosted…
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Grub Flubs

Sign Language Harry watched with wonder as Grub announced the fate of its location at 16th and Sanchez streets through a series of signs posted in the window. First, the restaurant -- which just opened last November -- posted a…
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Mod Remodels

Zuni Tunes It's been more than 20 years since Zuni began orchestrating its classic San Francisco symphony of clinking glasses, buzzing bar, and diners singing the praises of its legendary roasted chicken and Caesar salad. But the restaurant will close…
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Trendsetters

Slum Lords Feeling adventurous, Harry found himself snooping around the Tenderloin for a new scene, and found it: Olive, a plain and simple bar/snack spot at 743 Larkin that is Martina McGrath's 35-seat safe haven. She hosts, bartends, and oversees…
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Winners and Losers

Food Fight Word is that on Friday, May 3, things got a little tense at the James Beard Awards in New York after ex-San Francisco magazine editor Maile Carpenter snagged the prize for Magazine Feature Writing Without Recipes for her…
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SOMA Sayonara

Bunk at Monk Sad news: After dinner on Saturday, April 20, Café Monk owner Dan Friedlander closed his 565 Fourth St. restaurant for good. Chef/partner Randy Windham, brought on board last year to turn the troubled SOMA location around, succeeded…
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You'd Better Chop Around

How Our Jardin Grows On March 19, Jardinière chef Traci Des Jardins and GM Larry Bain unveiled Acme Chophouse at Pac Bell Park to industry insiders. (Des Jardins and Bain oversee the project.) The rip-roaring gathering included live music with…
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Shufflebored

On the Move Spring has sprung and the natives are restless. Aqua sommelier William Sherer is boxing up his bottles and breaking for New York's Ritz-Carlton; Friday, March 15, was his last day at Aqua. Sherer's assistant, Matt Turner, jumped…
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Do You Want to Touch My Monkey?

Monkey Business When Harry heard that the new restaurant opening at 2223 Union was named Night Monkey, he envisioned the creepy winged critters from The Wizard of Oz. But chef Stephanie Doane, formerly of Foreign Cinema and Greens, aims to…
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Chow for Champions

Going for Gold Jianna chef Marc Valiani proved his Olympian cooking capabilities when an old friend, responsible for the catering at Utah's Olympic Village, asked our boy to cook for the U.S. snowboard team from Feb. 2 through 22. Apparently,…
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Heavy Hitters

Behind Home Plate Harry's response to the changes afoot at Pac Bell Park's unsuccessful Twenty Four is, "Hang on, boys -- it's going to be bumpy ride." This rookie of a restaurant, which has mostly gone downhill since it opened…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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