The Perennial - Chef's Counter

Modern American

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Overview

Going further environmentally than any global restaurant has upon its January 2016 opening, The Perennial (from the founders of Mission Street Food, Mission Chinese Food, Commonwealth) showcases a cutting-edge, pioneering eco-conscious, sustainably-focused approach to everything from aquaponics to progressive farming practices and we have the only chef's counter reservations available, with front row views into the open kitchen.

Diners feast on changing dishes from head chef Chris Kiyuna, like sunflower Caesar salad with aquaponic lettuce, potato confit with clams or trout with bone marrow in mussels broth. The spacious bar area, stewarded by bar director Jennifer Colliau, focuses on cocktails from small producers, heavy on highballs, lowballs and creative cocktails. This sleek SoMa spot features a spacious interior facing an open kitchen, lined with reclaimed woods and polished concrete surfaces.

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ACCOLADES

  • Two and a half stars from the SF Chronicle 2016
  • The "Most Environmental Restaurant In The World" Just Opened 2016 — Fast Company

Menu for The Perennial - Chef's Counter

Dinner

Main

  • Kernza Bread
    With Butter $5.00
    With Pork Ciccioli And Pickles $14.00
  • Brussels Sprouts pine vinegar, matsutake, numex suave peppers
    $8.00
  • Charred Forono Beets fenugreek crème fraîche, flatbread, long pepper, nasturtium
    $10.00
  • Cherry Tomato Toast chard pesto, smoked walnut oil
    $9.00
    $14.00
  • Shokichi Squash and Guanciale avocado geranium, bergamot mint
    $9.00
  • Pumpkin Seed Bisque sunchoke, Nikita pears, cardamom, lemon oil
    $12.00
  • Aquaponic Lettuces watercress and sunflower
    $11.00
  • Pole Beans and Sweet Onion Panna Cotta basil, agretti and papalo
    $12.00
  • Trout Belly* ham hock consommé, charred cabbage, olio nuovo
    $13.00
  • Crisp and Tender Grains braised celeriac, mushroom broth, local cheese
    $12.00
  • Summer Squash sunflower buds, popcorn
    $13.00
  • Fairy Tale Eggplant butter beans, ume, pickled plum
    $12.00
    $23.00
  • Cauliflower Gnocchi with Chanterelles fresh cheese, grilled apples, nettles, preserved meyer lemon
    $21.00
  • McFarland Springs Trout* moringa, maitake and fava bean ragu, romaine
    $25.00
  • Pastured Lamb* lamb fat carrots, kohlrabi, Cuban oregano (a carbon ranching surcharge will be added to reflect the true cost of beef and lamb options. Cut and Price may vary)
    $27.00
  • Devils Gulch Pork* broccoli, Nardellos, pearl onion, sweet pepper relish
    $26.00

Dessert

Dessert

  • Buckwheat Financier candy cap, parsnip ice cream, citrus
    $11.00
  • Nasturtium Ice Cream pecans, persimmons, tarragon
    $11.00
  • Chocolate Mont Blanc pomelo, chestnut cream, puff pastry
    $11.00
  • Lemon Oil Sorbet apple, sorrel, olive oil cake
    $11.00

Wine

Sparkling

  • Belluard Ayse 'Perles du Mont Blanc' Brut (Gringet) NV
    Gl $14.00
    Bt $68.00
  • Doyard 'Vendemiaire' Brut (Chardonnay) NV
    Bt $85.00
  • Marie Coutin 'Résonance' Brut (Pinot Noir) NV
    Bt $95.00
  • Vincent Couche 'Cuvée Chloé' Extra-Brut (PN/Chard) NV
    Bt $120.00

White

  • Dom. de l'Écu Muscadet Sevre et Maine 'Gneiss' (Melon) 2013
    Bt $42.00
  • Rene Mosse 'Magic of Juju' (Melon/Chenin) 2014
    Bt $48.00
  • Gunther Steinmetz Mosel Riesling 2014
    Gl $10.00
    Bt $48.00
  • Van Volxem Saar Riesling 'Wiltinger Braunfels' 2013
    Bt $63.00
  • Breton Vouvray Sec 'la Dilettante' (Chenin Blanc) 2014
    Bt $46.00
  • Cellar la Salada L'Ermot' Blanc (Macabeu) 2014
    Bt $52.00
  • Massican 'Annia' Napa (Friulano / Chard / Ribolla Gialla) 2014
    Bt $55.00
  • Lieu-­Dit Sauvignon Blanc Santa Ynez Valley 2014
    Gl $14.00
    Bt $65.00
  • Institut Agricol Regional Petite Arvine Vallée d'Aoste 2013
    Bt $58.00
  • Matthiasson Napa Valley (SB / Ribolla / Semillon / Friulano) 2013
    Bt $68.00
  • Domaine de la Tournelle 'Fleur de Savagnin' 2012
    Bt $66.00
  • Salvo Foti 'Aurora' (Carricante) 2014
    Bt $75.00
  • Domaine du Collier Saumur Blanc (Chenin Blanc) 2012
    Bt $84.00
  • Sandhi Chardonnay Sta. Rita Hills 2012
    Gl $16.00
    Bt $72.00
  • Chateau de Béru Chablis Village (Chardonnay) 2013
    Bt $75.00
  • Arnot-­Roberts Chardonnay Trout Gulch Vineyard 2014
    Bt $90.00
  • Genot-­Boulanger Meursault 'Clos du Cromin' (Chard) 2013
    Bt $125.00
  • Domaine Roulot Meursault Village (Chardonnay) 2013
    Bt $225.00

Rosé

  • Fazenda Prádio Rosado (Mencia) 2014
    Bt $42.00
  • San Giovanni Chiaretto Valtènesi (Sangiovese / Barbera) 2014
    Bt $48.00
  • Rootdown Trousseau Amador County 2014
    Gl $12.00
    Bt $52.00
  • Domaine de l'Horizon Cotes Catalanes (Genache) 2013
    Bt $60.00

Red

  • Succés Vinicola Cuca de Llum' (Trepat) 2014
    Gl $10.00
    Bt $48.00
  • La Grange Touraine-­Amboise 'Ad Libitum' (Cot / Gamay / Cab Franc)
    Bt $42.00
  • Roagna Dolcetto d'Alba Dolcetto 2014
    Bt $45.00
  • Institut Agricol Regional Petit Rouge Vallée d'Aoste 2013
    Bt $58.00
  • Bow & Arrow Cabernet Franc 'Air Guitar' 2014
    Bt $54.00
  • Copain Pinot Noir Tous Ensemble' 2014
    Gl $12.00
    Bt $52.00
  • Domaine de la Renardiere Trousseau Arbois-­Pupillin 2014
    Bt $66.00
  • Pélican Arbois 'Trois Cépages' (PN / Trousseau / Ploussard) 2014
    Bt $85.00
  • Julien Sunier Beaujolais Régnié (Gamay) 2014
    $49.00
  • Comte Abbatucci Cuvée Faustine' (Sciaccerellu / Niellucciu) 2013
    Bt $68.00
  • Hirsch Vineyards Pinot Noir 'Bohan Dillon' 2013
    Bt $74.00
  • Tyler Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills 2013
    Bt $85.00
  • Copain Pinot Noir Kiser 'En Haut' Vineyard 2012
    Bt $125.00
  • Jain et Sylvain Gevrey-­Chambertin (Pinot Noir) 2013
    Bt $100.00
  • d'Angerville Volnay 'Champans' 1er Cru (Pinot Noir) 2013
    Bt $250.00
  • Bernard Baudry Chinon 'les Granges' (Cabernet Franc) 2014
    Gl $12.00
    Bt $52.00
  • Gramenon Cotes-­du-­Rhone 'Sierra du Sud' (Syrah) 2014
    Bt $68.00
  • Wind Gap Syrah Niellessen Vineyard 2013
    Gl $14.00
    Bt $68.00
  • Arnot-Roberts Cabernet Sauvignon Bugay Vineyard 2011
    Bt $150.00

59 9th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Rustic, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Family, Foodies, Groups, Hot Spot
  • Noise Level: Loud
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (415) 500-7788
  • Private Dining Room: No