At the heart of the San Francisco culinary scene lies its organic cuisine. More than ever, Bay Area restaurants are sourcing ingredients from organic sources, creating healthy menus that leave us wanting more. Haute Living presents the top 5 organic restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area.
1 French Laundry
French Laundry is exquisite organic dining at its finest. Known for their pristine organic garden, the French Laundry is an unforgettable experience. The nine innovative courses, the incomparable culinary skills of Thomas Keller, the freshest ingredients (from the French Laundry Garden literally right across the street), the fantastic wine selection, the impeccable service, the immaculate attention to details, the extremely knowledgeable staff, and the flawless presentation - all make the French Laundry one of the most memorable organic restaurants.
Trace is the unique gem inside the W Hotel, boasting fresh and delicious Ingredients from traceable sources. Trace has created a fine menu with many organic options, and even uses decor accents from sustainable sources. Trace is a great choice when you're the mood for organic food in a chic and sexy environment.
As its moniker indicates, Farm is all about organic Farm to Table cuisine. Utilizing fresh veggies from the Ubuntu garden, the former Ubuntu sous-chef takes organic dishes to the stratosphere. With a wide range of options such as the 7-course tasting menu or a la carte dishes, you won't be disappointed. Farm's vegetarian cuisine and "farm to table" style are out of this world.
If you haven't tried the food at San Francisco's most busteling restaurant, then you haven't lived. It's all about fabulous food at NOPA. Flatbreads, salads, goat cheese and the most complex and tasty tagine are just a taste of the special dishes utilizing organic ingredients. The menu changes nightly so you can go back and back and back and never feel like it's groundhogs day.
5 La Toque
La Toque is a Michelin restaurant that stands out 100% for its organic cuisine. The menu evolves continuously to showcase the finest seasonal ingredients. With three options to suit any palate - a pre fixe menu with 3 or 4 savory dishes and a dessert; a chef's tasting menu; a vegetarian tasting menu - one cannot go wrong. La Toque brings the freshest products through their network of local farms and purveyors to create a divine experience.