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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Fogon

659 Union St. (Columbus Ave.) Send to Phone
415-288-8659
Chef Gil Milan's California cuisine with Latin leanings and a cozy, romantic interior make Fogón a true neighborhood gem.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Fogon Restaurant Review

: At Fogón, you'll feel like you're discovering a true neighborhood gem. Architect Michael Brennan transformed the stark, tiny room into a cozy respite with rust-hued faux ostrich banquettes and soft wheat walls. The wood-fired fogón---a behemoth rotisserie imported from Sicily---gives the restaurant its name. Chef Gil Milan dishes out California cuisine with Latin leanings. The classic chile relleno is a tender Anaheim chile stuffed with three cheeses and served with sofrito sauce. Even something as simple as a wedge of iceberg lettuce rises above the ordinary with hunks of fresh Maytag blue cheese and house-made garlic-buttermilk dressing. Maryland crab cakes are crisp outside while inside a mixture of fresh crab, onions, bell peppers and pimentos remains moist. The famous oven comes into play for the crisp-skinned juicy chicken and, on Friday and Saturday nights, Milan offers slow-roasted prime rib with two sides for under $25. (Tip: ask for the sauce on the side.)
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