quince pt.1

this was our first time to quince, and we had a wonderful experience.  food was delicious and the service provided was both excellent and entertaining!  quince is a restaurant by chef michael tusk and has been in san francisco since 2003.  the establishment has received increasing accolades over the years with a michelin star awarded in 2007 and a second michelin star in 2014.

we decided to celebrate my birthday here and was pleasantly surprised to find a personalized menu to start20160903_172147canape20160903_17271320160903_173106freshly dug potato, oyster, chive, brown butter – the green leaf (oyster plant) was quite surprising with a very briney oyster-like flavor!20160903_173703dinner was very focused on the ingredients from the quince farm, fresh micro potatoes were the most recent harvest for the evening20160903_17370820160903_174506monterey bay abalone, cucumber, seaweed, tomato, served in an abalone shell dish20160903_175239tsar nicoulai reserve caviar, avocado, coriander20160903_18005420160903_18010420160903_18011220160903_180221fresh run farm haricot vert, anchovy, radish, lovage20160903_180946tagliolini, monterey bay squid, geoduck, melon20160903_182239house bread20160903_183230squash blossom, maine lobster, fino verde basil, mandarin20160903_183654tortelli, corn, nasturtium, fava bean20160903_185212a wonderful german riesling that paired perfectly with the foie gras20160903_185817seared foie gras20160903_190546liberty duck, fresh run farm beet, broccoli, allium20160903_194853kashiwase farm peach, white tea, anise hyssop, plum20160903_20042820160903_200436a birthday surprise!20160903_200946bing cherry, manjari chocolate, sicilian pistachio, cocoa nib20160903_201042mignardises20160903_20232320160903_202832

 

quince
470 pacific ave
san francisco, ca
94133
+1 415 775 8500

http://www.quincerestaurant.com

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