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Need a special occasion dinner for a Monday

AndrewS | Apr 1, 2008 02:58 PM

My wife and I are visiting San Francisco from LA and are celebrating our anniversary on a Monday. As many better restaurants are closed on Mondays, and others take a hit quality-wise as the chef is off, I was hoping for some input from local hounds.

We would like to stay in the city (ruling out Cyrus and Manresa), and the Dining Room at the Ritz-Carlton is closed Mondays.

Ambience is a major concern- a spectacular room or intimate experience both work well- something special, if that makes sense.

As far as our palates go, for high end food, the last two memorable meals we've had have been at Bastide in LA and WD50 in NYC. Experimental and interesting food is a definite plus.

Our short list for possibilities at this time includes:

Michel Mina
Gary Danko
5th Floor

Any comments or suggestions would be much appreciated.

Any input on our broader itinerary would also be appreciated (separate post).

Many thanks,


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