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zinfanatic Jan 23, 2013 08:48 PM

We want to eat the best food- not necessary to be fancy. Trying to decide between Cafe La Haye and Hot Box Grill- or any other suggestions. We are driving up from Berkeley and have never been to either of the afore mentioned restaurants.

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    dkenworthy RE: zinfanatic Jan 24, 2013 07:11 AM

    I would choose La Haye over Hot Box in a flash. But the only time I went to Hot Box was soon after they opened, and the food was fine, but the service was snooty. I haven't been back, but others I know/respect like it, so I think it was a fluke.

    But La Haye is always a pleasure. It is small, so reservations are necessary, and they have a tendency to avoid seating 2 tops later in the evening, so you might have to eat earlier than you like.

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      pinotho RE: zinfanatic Jan 24, 2013 12:29 PM

      La Salette gets a lot of love from the folks in Sonoma. I haven't eaten there, but people, whom I consider reliable, really praise it.

      http://www.lasalette-restaurant.com/ .

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        CarrieWas218 RE: pinotho Jan 24, 2013 02:23 PM

        La Salette, hands down...

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          maria lorraine RE: CarrieWas218 Jan 24, 2013 07:02 PM

          That's what I would say, also.

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