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The List: Three Hot New Restaurants to Try Soon

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Laphet
Tenderloin
ETA: October 2017
The most ambitious project yet from the chef-owner of Oakland’s Grocery Cafe, this high-end Burmese prixfixe spot will serve hard-to-find ceremonial dishes including bamboo worms, alligator stew, and Burmese-style osso buco.
448 Larkin St. (Near Turk St.)

Amara
Outer Richmond
ETA: Early 2018
This long-awaited reboot of Mourad Lahlou’s much celebrated restaurant, Aziza, will explore and celebrate the Moorish and northern Moroccan influences on Mexican cuisine. Former Aziza chef de cuisine Louis Maldonado will return to head up the kitchen.
5800 Geary Blvd. (At 22nd Ave.)

The Butcher by Wagyumafia
SOMA
ETA: Early To Mid-2018
The first butcher shop in the United States to specialize in Kobe beef will double as a sandwich shop—serving, specifically, katsu-style sandwiches that top out at $180 a pop (pictured above)—and, in the evenings, an exclusive supper club.
1 Henry Adams St. (Near Division St.)

 

Originally published in the October issue of San Francisco 

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