First Taste: Berber brings North African supper club flavor to Russian Hill

For a city busting at the seams with creative, palatable restaurants, it seems one area is strangely lacking: that of the supper club variety.

Freshly opened near the corner of Polk and Broadway, Berber Restaurant & Lounge seeks to satisfy then yen for dinner and a show with multi-course Moroccan feasts accompanied by performances from belly dancers, aerialists, and acrobats. In a space that’s seen a fair bit of turnover and a variety of concepts through the years (if you remember Killer Shrimp or, before that, Taps Social Bar & Kitchen you’ll know where we’re talking about), cofounders Tony Garnicki and Borhen Hammami have brought the ambitious restaurant Berber to life.

(Sarah Chorey)

Saturday night shows take place in a back dining…

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