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    Union Square: The next step in Franck LeClerc's Claude Alley colonization—he owns Cafe Claude and the upcoming Cinque too— will be Gitane, and the oft-delayed project has finally set an opening date, for now. The space is an eclectic sight in itself: full of design details, a decided European feel, two stories (three if you count the bottom floor), flashy bar area (see renderings) and kitchen on the street level, and a cozy dining room upstairs. Lisa Eyherabide, ere of Piperade, will be handling the Basque-centric menu and because this is San Francisco, there's a wood-burning oven involved. Should you care for further reading, the official site has a thorough recap of Gitane's entire theme, from the Euro-themed 50's to the Big Bling 70's.
    · Complete Gitane Coverage [~ESF~]

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