Benu

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Benu is a restaurant located in San Francisco, California at 22 Hawthorne Street. This restaurant serves lobster coral xiao long bao and grilled abalone with chicken liver. They are open every day except Monday and Sunday.

Acclaimed restaurants in the world, including a tenure as head chef at The French Laundry where his work was recognized with a James Beard Award. He then opened Benu in August 2010. The restaurant has gone on to receive three Michelin stars, four stars from the San Francisco Chronicle, and the AAA Five Diamond Award. In 2015, he authored the Phaidon-published cookbook Benu, an archive documenting the restaurant’s food, inspirations, and people who make it possible. In recognition of his work and influence, he also became a goodwill ambassador for his hometown of Seoul, Korea, an honor given to leaders in various fields. Yoon joined Benu from La Toque in Napa Valley, where they were accredited with having one of the best “wine pairing programs” in the U.S.
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Awards Rank
#5 American Restaurant In San Francisco
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#3 Asian Fusion Restaurant In San Francisco
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Trending Rank
#29 Restaurant In San Francisco
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Noteworthy Rank
#1 Restaurant In 94105
#1 of 139
#1 American Restaurant In 94105
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#1 Asian Fusion Restaurant In 94105
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