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Slow

1966 University Ave. (Bonita Ave.) Send to Phone
510-647-3663 | Menu
Chef Kyle Anderson offers entrées and small plates prepared with local and seasonal ingredients.
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Slow Restaurant Review

: Chef Kyle Anderson helms a cozy spot where customers don't have to sacrifice quality and comfort for what can be, despite the name, a relatively fast meal ordered over the counter for takeaway or eat-in service. Bright lemon-colored walls and wood accents give the interior the feel of a summer harvest. The short menu is subject to daily changes according to what's in season and available locally (the cornerstones of Slow's mission) but typically includes salads and sandwiches for lunch and heartier meat, fish and vegetarian entrées for dinner. A pulled pork sandwich on Acme ciabatta is given a pleasant buzz with the addition of a chili-spiked pineapple compote. A daily "puffed bread" selection might include meaty crimini mushrooms, mozzarella and goat cheese. Must-try items are the black-lentil salad and rich, crumbly cobbler with fresh seasonal fruit. When weather permits, dine in the rose garden out back for a romantic break that feels very far from downtown indeed.

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