You Can Treat Your Pooch To Top-Notch Cuisine At San Francisco’s Dogue Restaurant

When we go out to eat, we sometimes grab a doggie bag and take it back home again. Sometimes a doggie bag is for us and sometimes, it is for our four-legged friend.

If you happen to be in San Francisco and visit the Mission district, however, you might not need to worry about a doggie bag at all. Thanks to Dogue, an upscale restaurant that makes food for dogs, you can take your four-legged friend and eat it there.

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Some of the different items that you can pick up from Dogue include venison, duck, filet mignon with quail egg, and some yummy pastries. Chef Rahmi Massarweh is the genius behind these creations and he also owns the restaurant with his wife, Alejandra.

If you do decide to take your furry friend for a bite to eat, you should also bring your credit card. You can expect to pay a minimum of $75 for a meal out with your friend.

One of the reasons why it is so expensive is because creating the food is time-consuming. According to Business Insider, Massarweh said that it is a process to make the dog’s food. In describing the pastry, he says that it “takes about two days on average to make. I know they’re going to be eaten in two seconds.”

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Everything that you purchase at Dogue for your four-legged friend is also safe for humans, but you might not want to spend the money on yourself. Although they create these items from real food, they don’t add sugar or salt, so they are lacking in some of the tastes that humans appreciate.

One thing that you won’t find at Dogue is carbohydrates. The chef decided that he would keep the food starch free after watching Grizzly, his mastiff, and how he responded to a diet without carbs.

He told Business Insider: “Being able to have a Mastiff that’s 12 years old and still acts like a really young dog is the biggest benefit I’ve ever seen out of all of it.”

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Massarweh is trained to create traditional French cuisine but decided to open a restaurant for dogs when he got a dog daycare underway in 2015. In September, they opened the restaurant, located at 988 Valencia St.

Even though many people may disagree with doing something that lavish for dogs, there are plenty of others who would jump at the opportunity to give their four-legged friend to treat. They are even hosting birthday parties for dogs, which is popular.

Massarweh is going to try to keep things as fresh as possible, making offerings that any dog is sure to appreciate. This includes switching the menu around to meet the season, such as a Thanksgiving-inspired menu.

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