Part 3: What’s Open? Thanksgiving Dinner by Neighborhood
Cocotte (Russian Hill)
Executive Chef and co-owner, Mikael Audry, a native from Sancerre, uses local produce and organic ingredients to create the purest seasonal flavors. If you are looking for tender slow- roasted dishes, savory sauces and filling sides, Cocotte has created a unique menu to exceed the palates’ desires. Chef’s menu includes signature items such as Eggs “Meurette,” Beef Wellington and Coq Au Vin in addition to alternative seafood combinations, reflecting the French countryside farmland and ardor of the Mediterranean.
Isa (Presidio Heights)
Not too many chefs have their restaurants by age 26, but Chef Luke Sung is never the one to take things slow. He named the restaurant after his daughter Isabelle, Sung crafted Cal French style, classically prepared dishes, many featuring flavors of Provence which works very well with Californian ingredients.
Le P’tit Laurent (Glen Park)
Le P’tit Laurent is owned by Laurent Legendre, whose passion for great food and wine has resulted in a fine reputation in his adopted San Francisco. Born and raised in Paris, Laurent studied at the internationally acclaimed Ecole Hoteliere and worked at top Parisian restaurants Tour d’argent. Elysee Le Notre, Arpege and Amphycles.
The Old Clam House (South Beach/Mission Bay)
Uniquely San Francisco, The Old Clam House is the City’s oldest restaurant serving quality seafood and spirits in the same location since 1861. It has survived many city transformations, including the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906.
Ruth’s Chris (Hayes Valley)
The best steakhouse in San Francisco, California is Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Treat yourself to a USDA Prime steak that arrives sizzling on a 500° plate and a bottle from our award-winning wine list. With a spacious bar and multiple dining rooms that are ideal for business dinners, private parties and date nights, our San Francisco steakhouse offers a dining experience you and your guests will long remember.
Nothing on the list tickles your fancy? Get adventurous and leave the city. The hot spots include Napa, Sonoma, Calistoga, Yountville, Berkeley, Palo Alto, Half Moon Bay and Sausalito!