At Bon Marché, ‘Simple Brasserie Food’ Now Includes a Black Truffle Croque Monsieur — If You Know to Ask

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Executive chef Mark Liberman says his Bon Marché, on Market Street, serves "simple French brasserie food." But if his off-menu special is a brasserie classic, it’s not exactly simple. "If you come in," he says, "just ask for the black truffle croque." That’s a croquet monsieur — a French grilled cheese, basically — made with cave-aged gruyere and Bayonne ham and topped with a generous sprinkling of shaved black truffle. "Especially in San Francisco," Liberman says, "they’re always looking for something that’s not for the regular clientele." Now you, too, can join the elite.

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