My boyfriends parents are coming into town, and they've elected me to pick the restaurant for Saturday night. Some of the places they like in San Francisco are Absinthe, Scala's, Postrio & Bella Trattoria.
Since we've been to Delfina, and it's one of my favorite places for a relaxed, not too elegant, but still quality meal at a reasonable price, I would like to find something comparable.
The details: Accommodate 5 people. Dinner reservations must be between 8:00-9:00 on Saturday. I know this complicates things a bit, but then again, that is why I turned to Chowhound. To my advantage is the fact that it is now much easier to get reservations than it was one year ago.
I've considered: Bizou, Cafe Jaqueline (spelling?), Globe (last time I was there I wasn't crazy about it, but am willing to give it another shot), Bix. Am not looking for stuff like Fifth Floor, Danko, Elizablth D's. I need to be comfortable recommending it and accepting that they pay the tab without feeling like I chose the priciest meal I could find.
Thanks! - NR