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Rocco's Neighborhood Newsletter
In this June 30th, 2010 Issue:
A Note from Chef Don
Rocco's Weekly Specials!
Upcoming Events/FIREWORKS!
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 ~

Thanks to all of you that came by to help us celebrate our 20th Anniversary on June 8th.  It was a very big, fun day and night and we would like to thank ALL of you for visiting, eating, and wishing us well.  We look forward to having you as a customer for the next 20 years! 
Saturday July 3rd ~ 8am-10pm
Sunday July 4th ~ 8am-4pm
Monday July 5th ~ 8am-3pm
Remember to Make Reservations in Advance HERE
Thursday, July 1st, 2010 ~ Fresh Spinach Salad w/ Smoked Bacon, Crumbled Blue Cheese, Toasted Walnuts, Sliced Mushrooms, Red Onions, and Pears with Rocco's Homemade Vinaigrette topped with Grilled Chicken; Rocco's Rich & Creamy Chicken Saltimbocca (translated "jump in the mouth") served w/ Pesto Pasta; Mom's Homemade Boston Cream Pie for Dessert.
Friday, July 2nd, 2010 ~ Sauteed Fresh Red Snapper in White Wine, Garlic, Tomatoes, Mushrooms w/ Basil in a Butter Marinara Sauce served w/ Sauteed Vegetables; Rigatoni Pasta Putanesca (Roasted Red Bell Pepper, Black Olives, Artichoke Hearts, Fresh Mushrooms, Basil, Garlic) topped w/ Shaved Parmesan Cheese & a Rocco's Special Big Homemade Meatball; Mom's Homemade Boston Cream Pie for Dessert.
Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 ~ Looking for something besides Pasta?  Did you know Rocco's has the Best Burger in the City?  Come to Rocco's...Your Favorite Neighborhood Burger Joint.
Sunday, July 4th 2010 ~ Rocco's Special Crab Cake Benedict; Joe's Scramble (Scrambled Eggs, Spinach,Hamburger & Onions)
Monday July 5th 2010 ~ Prawn, Tomato, Mushroom, Fresh Basil, & Provolone Cheese Omelette; 3 Eggs Poached in a Sweet Tomato, Basil Marinara Sauce w/ Italian Sausage & Warm Italian French Bread

~ Upcoming Events/Fireworks ~

Fourth of July Waterfront Celebration ~ FIREWORKS!! ~ Pier 39, San Francisco
PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day with a star-spangled day line-up of entertainment for the whole family. Beginning at 3 pm, enjoy free live band performances in the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza. From 3 - 5 pm, listen to the soft rock explosion of Mustache Harbor. Then get ready to rock out to your favorite 80's hits with Tainted Love from 6 - 9:30 pm. Be sure to check out our street performers on the Crystal Geyser ALPINE SPRING WATER Stage throughout the day. After the concert at approximately 9:30 pm, look up to the sky over the Bay for The City of San Francisco's annual fireworks display.
When: Sunday, July 4th 2010 ~ 3pm-9:30pm
Marin County Fair 2010
 FIREWORKS!! ~ 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael CA 94903
Concerts, dance performances from around the globe, potbellied pigs and farm animals, dog obedience contests, carnival rides and demos on everything from cooking to bonsai. Fireworks nightly at 9:30 pm. The fair runs July 1-5. At Marin Civic Center, San Rafael. 
Tickets: Free - $15
Info: 415 499-6800
Map:  Click HERE for Map 
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 SF" 
Wednesday 9pm ~  Dum Dum Girls; Crocodiles; White Cloud; DJ Mario Orduno 
Thursday 9:00pm ~ Malcolm Mooney And Tenth Planet; Steven Kent
Friday 9:00pm ~ Damien Jurado; Kay Kay And His Weathered Underground; Zachary Blizzard
Saturday 9:00pm ~ Damon & The Heathens; Westwood & Willow; DownDownDown; Finish Ticket
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
Wednesday 8pm ~The Summer Crushes Tour 2010; Mates of State/Free Energy/Comedian Nick Thune
Thursday 8pm ~ The Summer Crushes Tour 2010; Mates of State/Free Energy/Comedian Nick Thune
Friday 8pm ~
Steel Train/Matt Embree (RX Bandits)/Young Giant 
Phone: 415-885-0750 
The Fillmore ~ 1805 Geary Blvd. San Francisco CA
Wednesday 8pm ~ Blitzen Trapper
Thursday 9pm ~ Wonder Girls w/ Special Guest Asian artist 2AM
Saturday July 3rd 9pm ~ Femi Kuti
Website ~  
Phone ~ 415-346-6000
The Orpheum Theatre ~ 1192 Market St. San Francisco CA ~ "Wicked "  
"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!" 
Phone: 415-551-2000
Whether you're planning to see any of these events or just want a good old-fashioned homemade Italian Dinner, visit us at Rocco's Cafe.  You can make reservations HERE

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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