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In the February issue of 7x7, Anna Weinberg and Jennifer Puccio—the power duo behind Marlowe, Park Tavern, and The Cavalier—proved their digestive stamina with a whirlwind R&D tour through some of L.A.'s hottest restaurants ("Ladies Who Brunch," p. 62). But what do they nosh on here in SF? Here's their list of the seven best eats in the city:

  1. Panna and sausage pizza, a.k.a. Magic Pie, Pizzeria Delfina (Burlingame, Mission, Pac Heights)
  2. Skillet-fried chicken thighs, Zero Zero (SoMa)
  3. Omakase, Akikos Restaurant (Union Square)
  4. Farm egg raviolo, Cotogna (FiDi)
  5. Pork jowl kushiyaki, Nojo (Hayes Valley)
  6. Chocolate budino: flour + water (Mission)
  7. Bar sandwich: Tosca Cafe (North Beach)