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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Valentine's Out: Commonwealth

Posted By on Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 10:41 AM

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St. Valentine's Day Prix Fixe

When: Mon., Feb. 14

Where: Commonwealth, 2224 Mission (at 18th St.), 355-1500

Cost: $100 for six courses ($145 with paired wines); vegetarian tasting menu on request, and $10 from each menu benefits the Women's Building

Why it's likely to be special: "[Chef Jason] Fox ... produces complicated pleasures unlike anything else in town, and for a half to a third of the price of anything similar. It's experimental dining for Mission budgets." ― Jonathan Kauffman

Menu highlights: Miyagi oysters with green apple gel, tapioca, and seaweed granité; caviar with farm egg ravioli and sea urchin broth; scallops with hedgehog mushrooms, pumpkin, and vadouvan; caramelized white chocolate parfait with dried cherries and tarragon

Reservations at OpenTable

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