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State Bird ProvisionsFillmore District

State Bird Provisions | Fillmore District

Their California take on dim sum offers casual, seasonal variety, with small plates wheeled between the tables.

Restaurant tip: Book a reservation far in advance or be prepared to wait for a space at the “chef’s counter.”

Review and rating of State Bird Provisions restaurant in the Fillmore District.



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The CavalierUnion Square

The Cavalier | Union Square

A high-end British brasserie from the folks who brought Marlowe and Park Tavern to San Francisco.

Recommended dish: Berkshire pork loin.

Review and rating of The Cavalier restaurant in Union Square.



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Twenty Five LuskSoMa

Twenty Five Lusk | SoMa

This strikingly designed restaurant has quickly endeared itself to San Francisco’s style-savvy crowds.

Recommended dish: Steelhead trout.

Review and rating of Twenty Five Lusk restaurant in SoMa.



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VerbenaRussian Hill

Verbena | Russian Hill

Sean Baker’s flair for produce at this Russian Hill hotspot might just convert even the most fiercely vegetable-averse.

Recommended dish: Sprouted-seed bread with chèvre.

Review and rating of Verbena restaurant in Russian Hill.



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Waterbar | Embarcadero

Gorgeous views, bold flavors and a whimsical interior have made Waterbar a seafood-lover’s dream.

Recommended dish: Seared halibut with black chai and cashew couscous.

Review and rating of Waterbar restaurant in Embarcadero.



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