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Great new restaurants or old favorities -- need recommendations!

Laycey | Aug 19, 200302:54 PM     4

Hi all,

My husband and I are total Chowhounds who have been living in the Bay Area for 5 years. He turned 30 a few weeks ago, but we were out of town during his actual b-day, so we are just now catching up on celebrating with friends and family.

We are going out on Saturday night with a friend, and he wants to try someplace new, so I am looking for a recommendation. I think we want to avoid the very high end as I think this is b-day dinner #10 or so (I'm not kidding -- I said we were Chowhounds).

Some of the following places we are considering include:
Marenda (but I have heard the term overpriced used too much with this place)
Chez Spencer (similarly overpriced?)
1550 Hyde (brand new, but getting excellent reviews)
La Table?

I also wouldn't mind trying an old favorite -
Delfina?
Plumpjack?
Jardiniere?
Other suggestions?

I would really love ANY suggestions!!! I need help!

Thanks!

Tracy

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