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warmspring Aug 1, 2006 06:28 PM

any recommendation for a nice and mdeium-priced ($100/person) dinner place for wedding anniversary in SF? Thanks a million!

  1. hhc Aug 1, 2006 07:13 PM

    Piperade, my review here: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/311040?user_name=&query=piperade%2C+sf

    board favorite Aziza

    or Zuni Cafe, my report here: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

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      rtmonty Aug 1, 2006 08:00 PM

      We went to Boulevard this year, was perfect. Have never been disappointed there.

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      1. re: rtmonty
        Scott M Aug 2, 2006 12:01 AM

        Problem with Boulevard is the tables for two are not in the best part of the restaurant.

        1. re: Scott M
          Robert Lauriston Aug 2, 2006 01:10 AM

          I find Boulevard's tables for two along the north wall very romantic. Very flattering light but you can still see your food.

      2. Scott M Aug 2, 2006 12:04 AM

        How about La Folie.

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          citygrrl Aug 2, 2006 12:25 AM

          I enjoyed a special anniversary dinner last August at Quince. It was a lovely experience - from the ambiance to the service to the food. The dinner rolls are addictive, and it's the best pasta I've ever eaten.

          Here are more reviews:

          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

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          1. re: citygrrl
            Robert Lauriston Aug 2, 2006 01:12 AM

            Reviews have been sufficiently mixed that I'd hesitate to go there for the first time on a special occasion:

            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/310911
            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/33018
            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/34376
            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/36991
            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/39162
            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/39162
            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/43380
            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

          2. Paul H Aug 2, 2006 04:45 AM

            My choices for an anniversary dinner would include (sorted mostly by price - low to high):

            Quince (Italian/French)
            Myth (California/Contemporary)
            Acquerello (Italian - Northern)
            Jardiniere (California/Contempoary)
            Boulevard (American/Contemporary)
            Gary Danko (California/Contemporary)

            You can keep it at $100 per at any of these places by watching the wine tab.

            Neither Zuni nor Piperade seem special enough for such a celebration.

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            1. re: Paul H
              Robert Lauriston Aug 2, 2006 05:40 PM

              Acquerello's a very romantic and quiet room with polished but not overly formal service, and their $110 five-course prix fixe with free refills on the wine pairings is the best value I know of in that price range.

              http://www.acquerello.com/

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