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Sea Urchin, Oyster and Crab!

Old Sep 5, 09, 5:40 am
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Sea Urchin, Oyster and Crab!

I will be on my own in San Francisco from 14:00 to 23:00 on a Monday. Without looking odd on my own, where can I get some good quality sea urchin, oyster can crab? (be in American way or Japanese way or whatever way ) Health-wise, are these food generally safe in the San Francisco area?
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Old Sep 5, 09, 10:12 am
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I don't eat seafood but

I have heard very good things about
Anchor and Hope
83 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA
415-501-9100


I have never heard of problems w/ sea urchin oysters etc in SF - any other folks have info?
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Old Sep 5, 09, 10:53 am
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I rarely see urchin outside of Japanese restaurants. I don't have any crab recommendations. Local crab is not in season until around Thanksgiving, but crabs from parts north are available.

The Ferry Building is a good place to not look odd on your own.
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Old Sep 5, 09, 11:13 am
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Swan Oyster Depot on Polk Street has all the great stuff, and often has live sea urchin!
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Old Oct 8, 09, 6:49 pm
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Old Oct 11, 09, 12:49 am
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Does anyone have an opinion about Farallon in Union Square? I generally don't eat seafood, but often go there for coffee and dessert in the evening--and of course to enjoy the jellyfish chandeliers, lit seaweed-panel columns, and neat undersea decor:

www.farallonrestaurant.com

http://www.farallonrestaurant.com/me...innermenu.html
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Old Oct 12, 09, 4:06 pm
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Originally Posted by hpvamp View Post
That looks great!. I like the champagne oysters at Butterfly.
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