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Sep 27, 2007 09:35 AM

This or That??

My parents are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary in a couple of weeks. Luckily, I get to join in on special dinner. I've lived here for more than 6 years, so we've been just about everywhere. We're choosing between these two (we have never been to either):

Bayona or Brigtsen's?

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  1. In the FQ, Bayona is our favorite special occasion restaurant. Haven't been to Brigsten's yet but, have read a lot of great reviews. Two excellent choices. Enjoy!

    1. That. They're both great, and in some way Bayona is more upscale than Brigtsen's (more refined technique, more professional -- not necessarily better, just more professional -- service), but Brigtsen's all around is a more special place. Something about the intimacy of the place, the wonderful, warm service (even if not as refined as at Bayona), and, of course, the magnificent food.

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      1. re: Blumie

        Brigtsen's. Been too many times to count, always wonderful. Bayona, been once and it was one time too many. Check the posts (here and elsewhere)..Never a bad Brigtsen's review. Bayona has it's detractors.