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Help me choose - girl and the fig or K&L Bistro?

Have opportunity to dine at either one. Any preference, and why? I know one is in Sonoma and one is in Sebastopol, but both are about same distance from our house.

Looking for relaxed atmosphere, good food and casual/friendly service. Thanks!

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  1. I love The Girl & The Fig . . .

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    1. re: zin1953

      One vote for G & F! Thanks! Any particular dish you like?

      1. re: Cindy

        Another vote here!
        More than any specific dish, I have the lingering memory of a very pleasant, fulfilling (pun intended!) experience.

        1. re: Cindy

          Cindy, I have never had a bad meal there -- never a bad experience. Everything I've had there has been delicious, and as RicRios says, more than anything specific, everytime I eat there, I leave feeling happy and without a sense that "this" could have been _____, or "that" could have been ________. Were I in charge of the restaurant, I wouldn't have changed a thing -- and tht's a pretty great feeling . . .

      2. We like K&L. Had the "Business Lunch," Sand dabs were perfect. Others enjoyed the Mussels and the Crab Cakes. Special of the day - Grilled Sardines (Friday). Great service too.

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        1. re: Sarah

          i'd vote for the girl and the fig...lovely pace

        2. I like K and L
          a particular favorite the carmelized onion tart with blue cheese and apple.
          Lovely desserts

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            1. We had the best dinner of our vacation (a few years ago now....) at Girl and the Fig. What a meal! Hubby had a prix fixe and i had a veggy thing...i remember the desserts were incredible.