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Dad gets a pass to go out for dinner. Where?

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andrewt Oct 23, 2007 03:37 PM

My wife goes out for a night with the moms group once in a blue moon, and I have not taken her up on a similar dads night out yet. I usually take my "time" during the day to go photograph while it's light out and I'm usually at the computer at night doing photography work. But, I'm being nudged to go out for a fine dinner on my own since I keep "complaining" about our lack of babysitters and date nights (we eat well at home, but sometimes it's just fun to get out!). Sounds fine to me.

Have any recommendations? We usually hang out in Berkeley or North Berkeley on our date nights (actually, usually on Fourth Street). Probably belly up to a bar, have a drink and eat there. Just keep it casual, but really good. Low key, relaxing, no fuss. Any ideas?

Might hit Amoeba music afterwards. Perhaps to Anna's jazz bar.

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  1. grishnackh RE: andrewt Oct 23, 2007 04:01 PM

    Maybe Cafe Rouge? Though from the sound of it, you probably already know about that place.

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    Cafe Rouge
    1782 Fourth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

    1. bbulkow RE: andrewt Oct 23, 2007 07:35 PM

      Get out of fourth street: Fonda. Eat at the bar.

      1. JasmineG RE: andrewt Oct 23, 2007 07:44 PM

        T-Rex has a fun bar and great drinks.

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        T-Rex Barbeque
        1300 10th St, Berkeley, CA 94710

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          Cheesy Oysters RE: andrewt Oct 24, 2007 11:20 AM

          What about Wood Tavern on College.

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            andrewt RE: Cheesy Oysters Oct 25, 2007 03:28 PM

            Actually going there Saturday!

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