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Now Ravi Kapur Is Cooking At State Bird Provisions

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Back in February, one-time Nancy Oakes protege Ravi Kapur announced that his next move would be a pop-up inspired by his Hawaiian roots called Liholiho Yacht Club. Now, after several months cooking on Mondays at Citizen's Band, Kapur has started to get the knack of this pop-up thing, and he's moving on to launch his next series of dinners at six-month-old Fillmore Street sparkler State Bird Provisions. Kapur is long-time friends with State Bird owner Stuart Brioza, and he's excited to take the restaurant's kitchen for a test drive. (*Side debate: He also describes State Bird as "the most significant restaurant to open this year and will have a profound impact on our dining topography." Discuss.)

As you may recall, the format of Kapur's dinners is family style. Diners pay a fixed price and get 12 dishes served in three rounds. The price format is now $50 for all the food, not including tax, tip or beverages. The next two dinners will take place this Sunday, July 15th, and the following Sunday, July 22nd. As he did at Citizen's Band, Kapur will see how it goes with these two dinners before announcing the dates for the next series, which will probably take place in August. You can make reservations through State Bird Provision's website, and see the working menu for this Sunday below. Also, ponder a coincidence: State Bird and Liholiho share a star dish of fried quail.

LihoLiho Yacht Club at State Bird Provisions

albacore tuna poke, avocado, radish, taro chips
smoked tako, lemon cucumber, fermented turnip, sesame
potato salad, seaweed ranch, crunchy nori
tofu, pickled eggplant, dried shrimp & chili
manilla clams, pork belly, black bean sauce

fried quail korean style
pork ribs with pear, fish sauce & lime
vinegar sausage, vermicelli, peanuts
hurricane corn on the cob
lotus leaf sticky rice

coco puffs
custard mochi

menu $50
beverages additional

mahalo for joining us tonight. LYC is part experiment, part dream and with you it’s possible. it is a place where inspired cooking is the catalyst to gather around the table and enjoy the moment. for updates please see us @liholihoclub

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State Bird Provisions

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

State Bird Provisions

1529 Fillmore St., San Francisco, CA