My wife's birthday is coming up on June 5 and I'm trying to find something to do as far as dinner on a saturday. Any suggestions on an interesting, un-touristy, and a little out of the ordinary restaurant or dining experience? I'm up for anything and she's fairly adventurous.
Phil the Esophagus
re: Ruth Lafler
I'm guessing from your posts you are from the greater east bay. Have no idea what type of vibe/atmosphere you'd like so here's a smattering of ideas off the top of my head.
In Walnut Creek, Corner's Tavern is pretty decent, great atmosphere, service slightly distracted but very friendly. Ask to be seated on the patio or near the patio.
In Lafayette, there is Artisan Bistro, good french inspired food.
In Berkeley, Chez Panisse Cafe is excellent.
In SF, Cotogna or Gitane or Flour + Water, or Frances, or Baker + Banker.
La Mar or Waterbar, if you want to be by the water but the food isn't as good as the other Berkeley and SF places mentioned.