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Thrillist - Finch's Wine Bar & Bistro - San Diego, CA

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Just sprung open in the former Cafe Lavande spot and helmed by a couple back from a ten year stint in the world of New York finance, Finch's wrought iron entryway opens into a lush patio with fountain-side courtyard dining, which in turn accesses both a dark wood "European style" dining room, and an L-shaped wicker chair'd wine bar -- also the only piece of exercise equipment on which Rip Torn will do pull-ups. Lunch kicks off at 11a, with breakfast subs like an upscale take on "Bacon and Eggs" rocking tomato/ avo/ Roquefort cheese/ red wine vinaigrette, plus sandos like the honey mustard/ green chile/ pepperjack "Green Apple Turkey", and the artichokes/ roasted sweet red peppers/ black olives "Tuna Italia", something Pavarotti's clearly held many of. Come supper, there's app-age like garlic potatoes with chorizo (served with a sundried tomato aioli), zanily named entrees like "Meat and Potatoes" (natural Angus filet/ porcini butter/ red wine jus and Gorgonzola potato risotto/ roasted garlic spinach), and desserts like a chocolate "sandwich" wedging maple bourbon bacon ice cream between two pieces of French toast...something Pavarotti's clearly held many of. Finch's Wine Bar & Bistro 7644 Girard Ave; La Jolla; 858.456.4056 For the deets: http://thrl.st/oW3Z5M