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Eater Tracking: District 5 Due Wednesday, Menu Now!

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Western Addition: The corpse of Metro Kathmandu isn't even cold yet, but the 311 Divisadero space is already scheduled to be reborn this Wednesday as District 5, a "California comfort cuisine" eatery. Since the same owners are still running the show, don't expect too much decor change, but the good news for you Kathmandu lovers is that the Everest Momo is still on the menu. The rest of the menu (in full, after the jump) is a bit all over the map—chicken tajine here, spaghetti there—so it'll be interesting to see if they can pull it off, and how/if it evolves into something more focused. The owners also share this plea to the neighborhood: "As we move on to our new venture, in this tough economic times, we request you all to continue your support in the future as well."

The sample opening menu, as penned by District 5:

Appetizers

white bean and spinach soup

chicken california soup

house mix greens, verjus grape seed oil house dressing

romaine heart, roasted bell pepper, boquerone, xo garlic lemon dressing

asparagus gribiche, roasted bell pepper, tarragon vinaigrette, shaved egg

roasted organic beets, young spinach, crumble goat cheese, house vinaigrette

everest momo, steamed ground buffalo pot sticker, with curry tomato, cilantro sauce

black cod croquette piment d'espelette aioli

house country pate w/ crostini and cornichons

pei mussel tomato picante sauce


Entrees

penneti, spicy italian sausage, point reyes teleme cheese

spaghetti with 6 hour sugo

trofie pasta w/ pesto and tomatoes

camarguais red rice, piquillo pepper, tomatoes, asparagus

couscous fresh vegetable of the day

pei mussel, italian sausage, tomato v8 garlic herb broth

roasted salmon, grill asparagus, cilantro butter emulsion

black cod demi sel, grilled heirloom tomatoes, kafi lime xo

chicken tagine on couscous w/ charmoula

roast chicken breast brushed w/ california olive tapenade on red rice

hamburger, house cured pickled and ketchup, french fries

pork slider, house ketchup, french fries or house salad

braised baby back rib w/ coffee cardamom glaze, french fries

pan sauteed hanger steak, pinot red onion compote, french fries

· The Shutter: Metro Kathmandu, 7/6/09 [~ESF~]

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