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Michelin 2014 Bib Gourmand Unleashed: See the List

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MG%202014%20SF%20Cover%20shot.JPGThe star rankings for the 2014 San Francisco Bay Area Michelin Guide won't drop until next Tuesday, but the venerable dining guide is whetting diners' palates early with their picks for the Bib Gourmand, restaurants where diners can enjoy two courses and either a glass of wine or dessert for under $40. As usual, the list contains an array of SF's casual-dining gems, from Delfina to Cotogna to Bar Tartine, as well as awesome ethnic eats from Indian (Dosa, Gajalee) to Japanese (Izakaya Yuzuki, Domo) to Mexican (Mamacita, Regalito).

There were 18 new additions to the list this year, most of which opened in the past year: Backyard, Chalkboard, Ebisu, Evvia, Fey, Glen Ellen Star, Happy Noodles, Izakaya Yuzuki, La Costanera, Mason Pacific, M.Y. China, Ramen Shop, Regalito, Rich Table, Sana Marin, Sir and Star, 1601 Bar & Kitchen, and Vesta. Four restaurants (Betelnut, Kabab & Curry's, K & L Bistro, and Le Charm) were given the boot, while two more, Bar Bambino and Sana Marin, have shut down.

Here's the full list of Bib Gourmand picks for 2014:

Artisan Bistro (Lafayette)
A16
Backyard (Forestville)
Bar Tartine
Bellanico (Oakland)
Bistro Aix
Bistro Jeanty (Yountville)
Bistro 29 (Santa Rosa)
Boon Eat + Drink (Guerneville)
Brick & Bottle (Corte Madera)
Burma Superstar
C Casa (Napa)
Chalkboard (Healdsburg)
Chapeau!
Chevalier (Lafayette)
Chu (Oakland)
Comal (Berkeley)
Contigo
Cook (St. Helena)
Corso (Berkeley)
Cotogna
Crouching Tiger (Redwood City)
Cucina Paradiso (Petaluma)
Delfina
Domo
Donato Enoteca (Redwood City)
Dosa
Ebisu
Evvia (Palo Alto)
Fey (Menlo Park)
Five (Berkeley)
flour + water
Fringale
Gajalee
Gather (Berkeley)
Glen Ellen Star (Glen Ellen)
Hachi Ju Hachi (Saratoga)
Happy Noodles (San Mateo)
Hot Box Grill (Sonoma)
Insalata's (San Anselmo)
Ippuku (Berkeley)
Izakaya Yuzuki
Kappou Gomi
Kokkari Estiatorio
La Costanera (Montara)
LaSalette (Sonoma)
Le Garage (Sausalito)
Mamacita
Marinitas (San Anselmo)
Marlowe
Mason Pacific
Monti's Rotisserie (Santa Rosa)
M. Y. China
Oenotri (Napa)
Old Mandarin Islamic
Osteria Coppa (San Mateo)
Perbacco
Plum (Oakland)
Ramen Shop (Oakland)
Redd Wood (Yountville)
Regalito
Rich Table
Risibisi (Petaluma)
Rivoli (Berkeley)
Sana Marin (San Rafael)
Sazón (Santa Rosa)
Scopa (Healdsburg)
Sichuan Home
Sir and Star (Olema)
1601 Bar & Kitchen
The Slanted Door
Slow Club
Sociale
Starbelly
Sushi Ran (Sausalito)
Thai House (Danville)
The Girl & The Fig (Sonoma)
Troya
Vesta (Redwood City)
Willi's Wine Bar (Santa Rosa)
Wood Tavern (Oakland)
Yank Sing
Zero Zero

The Michelin Guide also told us that they'll be posting their favorite dishes and reflections on each Bib Gourmand restaurant on their Twitter account over the next few days. They've already praised Rich Table ("Evan & Sarah Rich's marriage sets the bar for their food") and Izakaya Yuzuki ("succulent small plates").

· SF's Michelin Rankings Will Drop October 22 [~ ESF ~]
· Michelin Announces 2013 SF Bib Gourmand Picks [~ ESF ~]

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