Laurel Heights isn't exactly known for its fine dining; as a matter of fact, the neighborhood bordering the Richmond isn't known for much. When I told my friends I was taking them to a fancy eatery in Laurel Heights, they looked at me blankly, as if I'd said we had reservations at Crater 34 on the moon. Apparently, the folks at La Table are aware of their location's low profile. The French restaurant, which opened in September, is trying to woo two separate clienteles with two distinct dining rooms and menus: La Table's casual room serves locals who want to drop in, scarf some beef cheeks, and head home to... More >>>
Table Talk: The formal dining room in La Table du
Chef, with its lily pad paintings and lush aura, is far
more inviting than the bistro-style La Table.