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 NEW RESTAURANTS IN SAN FRANCISCO 

VitaBowl, a source for delivery-only, plant-based meals VitaBowl, a source for delivery-only, plant-based meals, is a project co-founded by chef/restaurateur Dominique Crenn (Atelier Crenn), entrepreneur Charles Michael Yim and Miko Lorenzo (head of Food & Beverage at The Ritz-Carlton). The service has started in the Los Angeles area but plans to expand to San Francisco, Seattle, New York City, Austin and Chicago. On the menu you’ll find options like “Cali - Rejuvenate | Mood Booster,” featuring RightRice, quinoa, shaved Brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale, avocado crema and kombucha apple cider vinaigrette.
 
Routier is a collaboration between pastry chef Belinda Leong of B. Patisserie, business partner Michel Suas and chef John Paul Carmona. On the Franco-American menu for takeout you’ll find dishes such as whole roasted cauliflower with yogurt, sumac and chickpeas; braised lamb shoulder with faro, preserved lemon and broccoli; and dark chocolate mousse. Routier, 2801 California St., San Francisco, CA 94115, 415-766-9997.
 

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 NOTEWORTHY ANNOUNCEMENTS 

 The Restaurant at Meadowood Fire Ravages Napa County
The Glass Incident Fire started in late September 2020 and has caused great devastation in Napa County. Among the damaged properties are Calistoga Ranch and Meadowood Napa Valley, which is the home of The Restaurant at Meadowood, one of GAYOT's Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. The Restaurant at Meadowood, Meadowood Napa Valley, 900 Meadowood Ln., St. Helena, CA 94574, 707-967-1205.
 
Foie Gras in California
Californians can once again enjoy foie gras, but there are still some restrictions. Find out more with GAYOT's coverage of the recent foie gras ruling.
 
Atelier Crenn Dining Options from Atelier Crenn
Atelier Crenn chef-owner Dominique Crenn offers a few ways to enjoy her cuisine during these challenging times. The Terrasse Dinner presents the opportunity to savor five courses ($165) of some of her most beloved recipes on the new outdoor terrace. Crenn Kits Luxe ($145), available for pickup or delivery, include Kir Breton, Caviar and Koji Rice Tart, Tomato and Melon, Brioche, Crab Tartare and Broth, Trout Mousse and dessert by chef Juan Contreras. Assemblage and plating are all explained through recorded videos. There is also an add-on Blind Taste Kit ($75) that includes three half bottles of wine, a laminated Court of Master Sommelier Certified Tasting Grid, and a sealed envelope with the sommeliers' answers. Atelier Crenn, 3127 Fillmore St., San Francisco, CA 94123, 415-440-0460.
 



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 SAN FRANCISCO RESTAURANT CLOSINGS 

Cocktail destination Bar Agricole plans to reopen in a new location in 2021. Bar Agricole, 355 11th St., San Francisco, CA 94103, no phone.
 
South Indian gem Dosa on Fillmore has closed its doors. The Oakland location remains open. Dosa on Fillmore, 1700 Fillmore St., San Francisco, CA 94115, no phone.
 
Sophisticated fish eatery Anchor & Hope has shuttered. Anchor & Hope, 83 Minna St., San Francisco, CA 94105, no phone.
 
Chef-owner Roland Passot closed his French restaurant La Folie Chef-owner Roland Passot closed his French restaurant La Folie in March 2020, after 32 years. La Folie has been featured on GAYOT's Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. in 2005 and from 2017-2019. La Folie, 2316 Polk St., San Francisco, CA 94109, no phone.
 



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