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Just another food geek tourist looking for advice

MGZ | Oct 18, 2010 02:52 PM

OK. I’ve studied the posts, added many sites to my favorite places, have a few pages of notes and a general sense of what I want to eat and where I want to go. In all honesty, the myriad Asian offerings are making me drool, as is the chance to drink Moonlight, Russian River, and Bear Republic beers. Tomorrow’s the big day and I still have one nagging question to answer. Where should we go for dinner on Thursday night that might have a little "wow"?

The meal will be a “splurge on a budget.” Here are the parameters:

$40 or so per person.

Chef owned – Mom and Popish, perhaps?

Good value wines. You know a couple of $40 or less bottles that I won’t feel cheap ordering.

I will be comfortable without a tie (maybe even in jeans?).

No Italian.

So, where would you go?

Thanks, in advance, for any thoughts or suggestions and for all the information you have already shared in previous threads.

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