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Esquire Magazine Adds AQ And State Bird Provisions To Best New Restaurants 2012 List

Photo: GQ/Spencer Brown

Today Esquire officially reveals its list of 2012 Best New Restaurants, as chosen by restaurant features writer John Mariani. San Francisco didn't grab and of the big headliner awards like Restaurant or Chef of the year, but State Bird Provisions and AQ popped up in the "Other Best New Restaurants" categories, which were sorted by trend ("small, comfortable, spectacular," and "big, splashy, restaurant is not dead," respectively). Another fun, unexpected sighting is Brasserie S&P chef Adam Mali who proved to Mariani that meals in a hotel "can compete with the best the city has to offer." Eater National has a rundown on the winners from the rest of the country.

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AQ Restaurant & Bar

1085 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103 415-341-9000 Visit Website

State Bird Provisions

1529 Fillmore Street, , CA 94115 (415) 795-1272 Visit Website

AQ

1085 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

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