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Eating Out - July 31, 2009

Re-energized and relocated

St. Michael's Alley lures with stylish surroundings, excels with satisfying, earthy cuisine

by Dale F. Bentson

In college (OK, it's been a few years) I survived on frozen Swanson Chicken Pot Pies. My local grocery store often had them on sale as a price leader for 49 cents. Perpetually short on funds, I ate pot pies for both lunch and dinner for weeks on end. Upon graduation, I swore I'd never look another pot pie in the eye.

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Posted by John Earnhardt
a resident of Menlo Park
on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:50 pm

We LOVE this place! If nothing else, you have to go to the bar to at least check out the massive limb of beautiful walnut wood that makes the bar. Piece of art. Food is great. Wine is great. Great place.

And, you can also join the "We LOVE St. Michael's Alley" Facebook page for updates and specials: Web Link


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Posted by r morgan
a resident of Downtown North
on Apr 15, 2012 at 4:44 pm

Went recently for lunch. Cassoulet w/duck was outstanding. (mussels another fine item)Dessert: Apple tart tatin was delicious. Only criticism is paper table covering. Cassoulet slightly overflowed dish leaving messy residue on paper. Not pleasant to see when dessert served. Restaurant of this calibre should have tablecloths even if more costly. Have come here for years and feel food has provided more excellent selections since moving to High location.


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