Seared steelhead salmon – Contigo

Seared steelhead salmon - Contigo
Roe, cured mojama, parsnip puree, brussels sprouts, capers, cava butter sauce. Tapas tasting menu
Contigo, San Francisco CA

This was an interesting dish for me. The combination of ingredients was one I hadn’t experienced before, and I’d never had mojama either. I actually thought it was dried prosciutto before I looked at the menu description again. The salmon was good, but I thought it was a bit overcooked. I liked the crispy skin though and the overall flavors of the dish were pleasant.

Noe Valley home, Dolores Street
One of my favorite homes in Noe Valley.

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Oxtail mini hamburguesa – Contigo

Oxtail mini hamburguesa - Contigo
Salsa secreta, pickled onions, pimenton potato chips. Tapas tasting menu
Contigo, San Francisco CA

These sliders were good. The oxtail was flavorful and I loved the yummy salsa and aioli. The pickled onions were all a great addition and the little potato chips were so fun to eat!

Yerba Buena Park
Yerba Buena Park.

Patates braves – Contigo

Patates braves - Contigo
Crisp fried potatoes, aioli, tomato salsa brava. Tapas tasting menu
Contigo, San Francisco CA

For me, it’s all about the potato preparation and the tomato salsa brava when it comes to this dish. I’ve tried a whole lot of them through my travels, and I know what I like. This version was really delicious and I liked the rich flavor and thick consistency of their salsa. The potatoes were also nicely fried. Noms!

Walking my baby girl!
Walking my baby girl!

Coca of wild nettles – Contigo

Coca of wild nettles - Contigo
Flatbread with smoked bacon, melted leeks, manchego and housemade mato cheese. $15
Contigo, San Francisco CA

I love the cocas at Contigo. The flatbread always has a great texture and is so flavorful. This wild nettle coca was a new one for me, and it was SO tasty especially with the two types of cheese and bacon.

Pier 41
Pier 41, Fisherman’s Wharf.

Hand picked dungeness crab salad – Contigo

Hand picked dungeness crab salad - Contigo
With chicories, winter citrus, avocado and lime vinagreta. $15
Contigo, San Francisco CA

This was such a great salad. It was bright and fresh and the dungeness crab tasted delicious. I also really loved the beautiful, multicolored chicories that they used especially the pink-splotched variety. Noms!

Hand picked dungeness crab salad - Contigo
Chicories, clementines, avocado, fennel, lime vinagreta.
January 26, 2014

Pier 43 Ferry Arch
Pier 43 Ferry Arch, Fisherman’s Wharf.