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Help? Friends for dinner in SF this wknd...Atkins & vegetarian needs! Opposites attract?!


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Help? Friends for dinner in SF this wknd...Atkins & vegetarian needs! Opposites attract?!

mtm | Dec 5, 2006 10:49 PM

Hi guys! We're vegetarians but our friends are
fairly strictly into Atkins style eating.

We'll be doing a show near Union Square in the afternoon,
so could do dinner near there, or possibly travel across town (maybe by cable car?) ;-) to places like Pier 39 or Ghiradelli,
if you can think of a recommendation that might meet both our needs.
Being tourists in a way, they might enjoy that area too. (to see the lights)

They *are* fairly limited in their likes besides doing Atkins.
Not much into ethnic foods (unlike us!!), altho'Atkins probably would have limited that way, anyway. They *will* eat a little seafood, like Halibut. Something mild.

Any thoughts? Could really use help! Haven't tried Aqua yet.
Is that worthwhile? Old seafood places I can think of are:
Neptune's on Pier 39 or Dante's. (for local 'color')
Scoma's in Sausalito? Too far probably this time around.
Any other? Tadich's?

Ghiradelli? No idea what's there now...a Vietnamese place?
Is McKormick & Kuleto's still, or something named like that?

Anything near Nob Hill or Union Square?
What about the French 'district' near Plouf, etc.?
We've never checked that alley out.

Most of what we've seen are pasta places or pizza near Union Square. We, of course like Millennium but that won't suit them! Sigh....Help? :-)
Anyone tried the Grand Cafe?

Anything fun at Ghiradelli? Would love it if we *could* take Cable Car somewhere. Thanks so much! We're honestly WIDE open for ideas.

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