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Mom's Birthday dinner, just us two. Keiko?

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Hello all! My mom hasn't really been to many fine dining places so I want to take her to one in SF. She's been to Atelier Crenn (she felt the price wasn't justified) and TFL.

I was thinking Keiko since we both enjoy Japanese and French flavors, but what do you chowhounders think of Keiko? Any other recommendations? Thank you!

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  1. Which menu did you have at Atelier Crenn?

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    1. re: Robert Lauriston

      Chef's grand tasting menu ($160)

      with wine pairing ;)

      To be honest, I enjoyed it a lot but my mom didn't

      1. re: sparkerly

        In that case, maybe Commis. It's $75 for a meal that would probably cost over $150 in SF.

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/889131

        1. re: Robert Lauriston

          commis is a great value. i'd still choose, keiko's, though, because i think the cooking is more different from crenn than commis is. (more minimalist / traditional.)

    2. Keiko is awesome -- just take your mom there.

      1. I haven't been to Keiko. I think Ame does a good job of melding Japanese and Western flavors.