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Feb 19, 2007 05:07 PM

$200 to spend, where to go?

My boss gave me a xmas present of $200 to spend with my significant other for dinner. If it goes over, I can pay out of pocket to cover.
I'm thinking of Gary Dankos, any other suggestions?

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  1. omakase at sakae in burlingame. see sushimonster's comprehensive list:

    1. Think I'd look at Boulevard, it's wonderful. You can do well there with that amount and have a nice bottle of wine to boot.

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      1. Take a drive to Healdsburg and have dinner at Cyrus.

        Otherwise, maybe Dining Room at the Ritz?

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        1. re: Maya

          Just my opinion, but for $5 more on a seven-course meal, Gary Danko's is way better than Cyrus . . . .

        2. Chez Panisse is always lovely.

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          1. re: Judith

            I'd second Chez Panisse, with the caveat that if you want a romantic dinner, book well in advance. If you're all about the food, splurge upstairs in the cafe on short notice.

            Unless you really want the ambiance, i personally always prefer eating in the cafe.

            1. re: yen

              I'm always torn between Chez and Cafe Panisse. I love the choice upstairs, but there's something wonderful about the whole orchestrated experience in the restaurant. They take reservations one month in advance. Both book up pretty quickly.

            2. There's such an embarrassment of riches in San Francisco, you could almost close your eyes and point and you wouldn't be disappointed. Boulevard, Fleur de Lys, Jardiniere, 5th Floor, and that isn't even the tip of the iceberg!

              Be sure to report back where you chose and how you liked it!