Executive Chef Gerald Hirigoyen of Piperade is celebrating the restaurant’s upcoming 10th anniversary with the launch of a brand new adjoining event space along with a wine pairing dinner.

Lauburu is a 1,000 square foot full private venue now open adjacent to the Battery Street restaurant. The space is suited for social or business gatherings, with room for up to 30 seated or 45 standing guests. Menus, libations and service can be personalized for each event.

Hirigoyen said he’s “long sought the opportunity to serve the specialized dining and entertainment needs of my customers.”

Those interested in reserving the Lauburu private room can contact Private Events Coordinator Dakota Long at (415) 391-2555 or [email protected]

The restaurant is also hosting a special dinner to celebrate 10 years. On Thursday, September 13, Hirigoyen, working closely with master sommelier Emmanuel Kemiji, will be be offering a five course prix-fixe menu paired with wines from Clos Pissarra, a winery the pair opened in the Priorat region of Catalunya, Spain.

The meal is $150 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, and seating will be family style.

Below is a look at the menu, with the dinner beginning at 7:00 p.m.:

Bacalao Salad, Oysters, Heirloom Tomatoes

Clos Pissarra, “El Sol Blanc”  2010


King Salmon, Red Wine Braised Potato

Arrels de Clos Pissarra 2007

Clos Pissarra “Aristan” 2007


Roasted Squab, Napa Cabbage, Moscatel + Garlic Jus

Clos Pissarra “El Mont”  2008

Clos Pissarra “El Ramon”  2008


Lamb Chops “a la plancha,” Moorish Spices, Braised Fennel

Clos Pissarra “El Riu”  2005

Clos Pissarra “La Vinyeta”  2005


Manchego Gratin, Walnut, Raisins

Jorge Ordoñez & Co  Moscatel, Valencia

Piperade is located at 1015 Battery Street.



Photo Credit: Piperade