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Piperade Basque Restaurant San Francisco California United States (USA)

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Street
1015 Battery Street
Town
San Francisco
Town code
94111
State/Province
California
Country
United States (USA)
Telephone
(415) 391-2555
Fax
(415) 391-1159
Email
info@piperade.com
Web
http://www.piperade.com
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In 1996 Gerard Hirigoyen and Jean B. Lorda, opened their second restaurant in San Francisco, Pastis. "A French restaurant with Basque touches," is how it was defined. In August 2002 Pastis was remodeled and transformed into Piperade, a full Basque restaurant. Hirigoien sheltered criticism and the Piperade is lauded and has won approval, now with a clearly Basque name and cuisine, New Basque Cuisine style.<br><br> Abbi Kaplan in 'Contra Costa Times", published Friday, November 29, 2002: "Well, there's something extraordinary about the way he (Gerard Hirigoien) crafts his dishes. He brings out the true flavor of each dish. The simple shellfish stew, for instance, is a perfect balance of tomatoey broth and fish. Something definitely worth trying. Though none of us sample any of the (Piperade's) weekly Basque specials, such as veal stew, we are very smug about our choices. Katy can't stop raving as she shovels big hunks of snapper coated with olive oil and garlic into her mouth..." Gerard Hirigoyen's biography, <a href="http://www.lapaulee.net/chefs.html" target=_new>here</a>.
Le Pastis and Fringale were the first two restaurants Gerard Hirigoyen and Jean-Baptiste Lorda opened in San Francisco. Fringale’s bar

Le Pastis and Fringale were the first two restaurants Gerard Hirigoyen and Jean-Baptiste Lorda opened in San Francisco. Fringale’s bar