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SPQR

1911 Fillmore St.
San Francisco , CA , United States http://www.spqrsf.com/
(415) 771-7779

A16’s sister restaurant, SPQR, opened in September 2007 and serves—as you might guess from its name, which refers to the seat of government in ancient Rome—Roman food. The narrow, no-reservations place offers Chef Nate Appleman creations like lemony sweetbreads with celery and garlic as well as outstanding pastas. The list of affordable and hard-to-find Italian wines was assembled by A16's co-owner and sommelier, Shelley Lindgren.

From the From the May 2008 Food & Wine Go List

This intimate spot is the latest venture from the team behind the popular <a href="/restaurants/a16-san-francisco"><strong>A16</strong></a>. Chef Nate Appleman focuses on the food of Rome, producing extraordinary house-made pastas, as well as 25 different appetizers categorized as cold, hot and, everyone’s favorite, fried.

We loved: Tuna with arugula, almonds and olives; (spaghetti with pecorino and black pepper).

Last updated 2012-02-22 02:09:37 UTC
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