Thursday, February 17, 2011

Commonwealth - San Francisco, CA

In continuation of Taste Thursdays, featuring one of my favorite restaurants we went to while in San Francisco: Commonwealth. I love tasty pretty food and this place was perfect.

I ordered this drink called the Gozer, which was a pomegranate and kaffir lime margarita. The coolest (ha no pun intended) thing about it was that it's frozen by liquid nitrogen. Took me back to high school chem lab days!

Foie gras bon bons with brioche. Foie gras covered in chocolate, just the right bittersweetness to pair with the smooth subtly savory flavor of foie gras. So good with the lightly crisped brioche.

Asian pear, chicories, pomegranate, cured ham, idiazabal cheese, long pepper salad. Don't know if I've ever had idiazabal cheese before but not sure how I lived so long without it, it's gooey and rich, great complement to prosciutto and offset the fresh and light salad.

Kabocha pumpkin, black kale, yuba, sprouting broccoli, coconut milk, peanut. Gorgeous presentation.

Squid and pork belly, jidori egg salad, potato croutons, herb vinaigrette. The squid was cooked so tender.

Duck, the most amazing thing was the garlic mashed potato filled eggroll, it was so flavorful and fluffy.

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9 comments:

  1. omg that food looks sooo amazing! it's so pretty too...now my mouth is watering :)

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  3. OMG! I'm in love with this pics! AMAZING!

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  4. OMG! I'm in love with this pics! AMAZING!

    Follow me? I'll be very happy if you do it!
    THank you so much!

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  5. holy shittery. this looks sooo yummy!

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  6. Wow. That looks absolutely amazing.

    xx THE CHEAP

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  7. i LOVE some good food pics---and these are AMAZINGGGGG!!! that mashes potato eggroll might be the most gorgeous thing I've ever laid eyes on!! and i LOVE that cutout asos top!!! thank you so much for your comment by the way, it means the world to me!

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    ashley <3

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