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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Chive

558 Fourth Ave. (K St.) Send to Phone
619-232-4483
A sleek, sophisticated space serving up global cuisine for the trendy downtown set.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Chive, San Diego, CA

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Chive Restaurant Review

: Chive, a bastion of culinary delight amidst the glut of San Diego's Gaslamp restaurants, continues to shine under the toque of chef de cuisine Scott Halverson. The menu nixes non-P.C. foie gras but adds enough decadent appetizers that we hardly miss it. We like the grazing section, especially the cleverly constructed duck nachos and the feta fries---this is great bar food. For a more traditional course-driven meal, we like to start with the grilled pizzette (with heirloom tomato, balsamic tomato, pesto and white corn) and the braised pork spring rolls (with watercress and apple salad)---maybe along with one of the daily soups like a rib-sticking-good roasted mushroom with just a hint of cream. We like the gingery lightness of the Hawaiian sunfish, served atop baby bok choy and flaky wild mushroom rolls; as well as the earthiness of the coffee-glazed boneless short ribs with Chinese long beans and buttermilk onion rings. The pork chop is huge---and comes with a delectable garam masala bread pudding. Speaking of bread pudding, don't miss the chocolate one on the dessert menu.



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