Wood fire-grilled trout – Petit Crenn

Wood fire-grilled trout - Petit Crenn
Sauce vierge. Tasting menu $87
Petit Crenn, San Francisco CA

This trout was perfectly prepared and very tender. I also loved the sauce vierge and all the fresh herbs on top.

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Assorted tacos – Tacos Cala

Assorted tacos - Tacos Cala
Trout potato adobo, carnitas, grilled lamb. Each $3.50
Tacos Cala, San Francisco CA

I just love the tacos at Cala. They’re always so tasty and such great quality. Of these three, I especially liked the trout and potato adobo. It was a nice change from your typical taco fillings. I also love the salsas that they have. I could eat these all day!

Smoked trout spread – Radio Africa & Kitchen

Smoked trout spread - Radio Africa & Kitchen
With red cabbage and apple salad. Pre fixe menu
Radio Africa & Kitchen, San Francisco CA

Mmm, I love warm, cheesy, herby spreads. And this one also had smoked trout it in, score! This was really good and comforting food, and the red cabbage and apple salad was a great accompaniment to cut through the richness of the spread.

California Palace of the Legion of Honor
San Francisco Bay view from the California Palace of the Legion of Honor. Is that a UFO?! lol

Blackened trout – Alamo Square Seafood Grill

Blackened trout - Alamo Square Seafood Grill
With green peppercorn sauce (red wine reduction and green peppercorns), roasted brussels sprouts, vegetables, and rice. Daily 3-course prix fixe $14.50
Alamo Square Seafood Grill, San Francisco CA

I enjoyed the trout. It was a small, thin piece with not a lot of meat but it tasted good and was prepared well. I wasn’t a fan of the green peppercorn sauce though. The color was off-putting and I didn’t think that the sour taste did anything to elevate the trout.

Esperance bordeaux - Alamo Square Seafood Grill

Chateau Moulin de l’Esperance, bordeaux, 2009. Half off bottle $18.50

Esperance bordeaux - Alamo Square Seafood Grill

Smoked trout rillette – Yield Wine Bar

Smoked trout rillette - Yield Wine Bar
With sliced apples, fried capers, and fresh bread. Happy hour $7
Yield Wine Bar, San Francisco CA

This smoked trout rillette was really refreshing. It was bright and punchy and fun to eat. I would spread some of the rillette on the bread, embed some of the fried capers into it, and top it with an apple slice. Fun and tasty finger food!

House red wine - Yield Wine Bar

Half-bottle carafe of house red wine. Happy hour $12

Corridor Pin, Blue
Corridor Pin, Blue, 1999, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, de Young Museum.