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Wednesday, Feb 10 1999
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Alfred's
Atmosphere: Warm & Italian
Beef Cuts: Mesquite-grilled Choice-grade chateaubriand tenderloin, filget mignon, bone-in NY, rib, T-bone, Porterhouse (up to 60oz.)

Beef Prices: $18-51.50
What Else Ya Got?: Pasta, shrimp saute, osso buco, grilled chicken, lamb, salmon

Free Side Dishes: Choose two: four types of potatoes (garlic mashed, baked, french fried, au gratin), ravioli, soft polenta, creamed spinach, sauteed veggies

Other Features: Single-malt scothes, reasonable wine list, real Caesar salad, giant antipasto

Harris'
Atmosphere: Monied S.F., circa 1957
Beef Cuts: Grilled bone-in prime NY sirloin, boneless NY, filet mignon, rib-eye, T-bone; roast prime rib (two cuts)

Beef Prices: $24-29
What Else Ya Got?: Calf liver, sweetbreads, pork chops, lamb chops, chicken, salmon, fish, lobster

Free Side Dishes: Choice of three types of potatoes (garlic mashed, baked, roasted red), plus creamed spinach or other vegetable

Other Features: Martinis, rare wines, Caesar salad, pecan pie

House of Prime Rib
Atmosphere: The Connaught, democratized U.S.-style, circa 1954
Beef Cuts: Roast Prime-grade prime rib (cut to order)
Beef Prices: $20-24 (kiddie $8.45)
What Else Ya Got?: Fish of the day

Free Side Dishes: Huge Catalina salad, Yorkshire pudding, creamed spinach, mashed or baked potato, horseradish sauces

Other Features: Martinis, reasonable wine list, English trifle, seconds on beef or sides

Izzy's
Atmosphere: Barbary Coast World
Beef Cuts: Grilled boneless NY sirloin, filet mignon, roast prime rib Friday-Sunday only

Beef Prices: $19-21.50
What Else Ya Got?: Pork chops, lamb chops, grilled chicken breast, main-course Caesar, hamburger, extensive seafood, Cajun fantasies

Free Side Dishes: Choose two: three types of potatoes (shoestring, baked, Izzy's au gratin), creamed spinach, roasted onions and carrots, steamed broccoli

Other Features: Martinis, well-chosen win list, key lime pie

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