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Rocco's Neighborhood Newsletter
In this May 3rd, 2010 Issue:
A Note from Chef Don
Rocco's Weekly Specials
Upcoming Events
Rocco's Catering
Dear Patrick,
Welcome to another edition of Rocco's Neighborhood Newsletter. Thanks for subscribing to our newsletter and we look forward to seeing you in the restaurant soon!

~ A Note from Chef Don ~

"Chef's Challenge" TV Show, Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day, etc.
"Chef's Challenge" on View from the Bay ~ TUESDAY, MAY 4th 3 PM Channel 7 ~ Rocco's Famous Lasagne is Chef Don's answer to tomorrow's challenge on ABC's View from the Bay TV Show. The Challenge is this:  What can you cook for Dinner with just 5 ingredients that will feed 6 adults?! Tune in to watch Chef Don on local Channel 7 at 3PM. 
Cinco de Mayo! ~ WEDNESDAY May 5th ~ Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo by coming in and having Rocco's Special Cinco de Mayo Wrap: Pesto Grilled Roasted Chicken & Grilled Sweet Bell Peppers served with ROCCO'S HOMEMADE TORTILLA CHIPS!!
Mother's Day ~ SUNDAY MAY 9th ~ Why not bring Mom to Rocco's for a hearty MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH to celebrate her Special Day?! And Don't Forget about our Famous Mimosas! Treat your Mom, you can make reservations HERE.  

TUESDAY NIGHTS 4pm - 10pm ~ KIDS NOW EAT FREE!! (under 12, from the Kids' Menu)

Appetizer Specials just $5.50-$6.95    Domestic Beers just $2.50 
Thanks for joining us on Facebook!  If you haven't yet, I invite you to become my FRIEND (Don Dial) and/or a FAN of Rocco's Cafe San Francisco so you can have access to new photos, more SPECIALS and interact with all the other friends and fans of Rocco's Cafe. 

~ Rocco's Weekly Specials ~

"Everything is Special, or it wouldn't be on the Menu" ~ Chef Don Dial
Below are some of the Weekly Specials that we plan on having the week of Cinco de Mayo:
Tuesday, Cuatro de Mayo ~ Baked Cheese Mannicotti w/ Caesar Salad; Cheese Tortellini Alfredo topped w/ Grilled Chicken; Chocolate Chocolate Cake a la Mode for Dessert.
Wednesday, Cinco de Mayo! ~ Rocco's Special CINCO DE MAYO Pesto Grilled Roasted Chicken & Sweet Bell Peppers Wrap! Comes with HOMEMADE TORTILLA CHIPS! Spinach Salad w/ Bacon and Walnuts; Chocolate Chocolate Cake a la Mode for Dessert.
Thursday, Seis de Mayo ~ Prosciutto Grilled Cheese Sandwich on Foccacia Bread! (with Salad); Fresh Large Prawn Louie Salad; Chocolate Chocolate Cake a la Mode for Dessert.
Friday, Siete de Mayo ~ Veal Parmigiana w/ Pesto Pasta! Spinach Fettecini in a Butter Basil Garlic & Fresh Tomato Sauce topped w/ Grilled Sole & Fresh Large Prawns! Homemade Lemon Chiffon Pie for Dessert.
Sunday, Nueve de Mayo (MOTHER'S DAY) ~ Mom's Brunch Specials
Here are a few of our Weekend Specials for MOM to try:
1)  Rocco's Special Crab Cake Benedict 
2)  French Toast with Fresh Strawberries & Whipped Cream
3)  Blueberry Pancakes
4)  Joe's Scramble ~ Scrambled Eggs, Spinach, Hamburger & Onions
5)  Prawn, Tomato, Mushroom, Fresh Basil & Provolone Cheese Omelette
Whether you're going Clubbin' in the South of Market Area or plan on seeing WICKED at the Orpheum Theatre (just a few blocks up on Market) remember Rocco's Cafe is close and has plenty of free parking most nights.

~ Upcoming Events ~

Bottom of the Hill ~ 1233 17th St. (17th @ Missouri), San Francisco CA
Chosen by Rolling Stone magazine (RS 813) as "the best place to hear live music in San Francisco"
Wednesday 8pm ~  FLOBOTS; Trouble Andrew; Champagne Champagne
Thursday 9pm ~ Dosh; White Hinterland; Baths
Friday 9pm ~ Closed for Private Party
Saturday 9pm ~ Kate Nash; Supercute
Website ~ 
Phone ~ 415-621-4455
Great American Music Hall ~ 859 O'Farrell Street San Francisco CA
Voted "Best Place To See Live Music - 2007 & 2008" - SF Weekly
Thursday 9pm ~ Murder City Devils; Mikki & The Mauses
Friday 9pm ~ Red Sparrowes; Fang Island; Oxbow (All Acoustic)
Saturday 9pm ~ Poor Man's Whiskey; Ten Mile Tide  
Website ~ 
Phone ~ 415-885-0750 
The Fillmore ~ 1805 Geary Blvd. San Francisco CA 
Thursday 8pm ~ The Hold Steady
Friday 9pm ~ Martin Sexton
Saturday 9pm ~ Drive-by Truckers 
Website ~  
Phone ~ 415-346-6000
"Wicked "
at The Orpheum Theatre ~ 1192 Market St. San Francisco CA
"Fans are just clamoring for a chance to have some of the most sought after Wicked San Francisco tickets, so they can experience the magic of one of the most talked about musicals to date. Get ready to be transported to a magical world where, surprisingly enough, some of the issues seem to be the same ones we all have to face, during our daily struggle to achieve some semblance of normalcy in our lives. Wicked is still playing in San Francisco for now, but don't wait too long, Wicked San Francisco is sure to fly away soon!" 
When ~ Tuesdays - Sundays through June 6th, 2010
Website ~
Phone ~ 415-551-2000
When planning to see any of these events, drop by for an old-fashioned homemade Italian Dinner at Rocco's Cafe.  You can make reservations
~ Rocco's Catering ~ 
LET ROCCO'S CATERING DO ALL THE WORK .. YOU ENJOY YOUR PARTY!  Whether it's a Holiday Party, Birthday, Anniversary, Wedding, or other Special Occasion, Rocco's Catering will help make your event not only SPECIAL but STRESS-FREE!  And remember, you also have these options:

ˇ   Host your party here at Rocco's Café - on Sunday & Monday nights you can have Rocco's all to yourselves!  (Minimum number of people 30, Maximum 50)

ˇ    We prepare the food - you pick up or we deliver

ˇ    We prepare the food - we deliver, set up, and provide service staff

Come visit us at Rocco's Café .. we're a neighborhood institution having the same ownership and many of the same staff today as the day we opened in June of 1990.


Thank you for being a Rocco's Café customer!

Don Dial



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