I'm heading to Vegas in August with a small group for four days, and we are all over the map with price points for dining out. I've been to Vegas a ton and eaten my share, but trying to find good deals this time as to not bust budgets.
I'm looking for recession friendly menus, I know a couple years ago some really nice restaurants were offering them, so I'm curious if any still are out there. I did find the Estiatorio Milos lunch deal that I think we'll take advantage of ($20.11 three course meal). I also found the Charlie Palmer $48 deal with unlimited wine pairings. I would love to hear about any others that may be out there.
Besides the recession friendly menus, I know there are some lower priced restaurants to hit as well, for instance we plan on going to China Poblano (I went last time we were in town and thought it was great), however we won't go to Jaleo because most of the group is from DC and there are multiple ones there.
I also read up on the happy hours so we'll hit some of those, the Emeril Lagasse's Table 10 sounds the best and gets us over to the Palazzo.
Basically anything budget friendly but yummy would be helpful. Thanks!
Since you're interested in a little outdoor activity, I'd highly recommend going up to Healdsburg and renting bikes. You can bike around the Dry Creek Valley and hit some wineries on your way. Quivera, which you listed, is right on this path. Depending on how many you hit, this can be a four or five hour leisurely bike ride (with a couple hills.) Its a really beautiful area.
Also, I know you're staying in the Napa area, but Cyrus up in Healdsburg is a phenomenal restaurant. Also, highly recommend the Fremont Diner for breakfast (its in between Sonoma and Napa). It looks like a dive, but the food is Awesome with a capital A.
As for the restaurants you mentioned, Ad Hoc is such a cool place, go for the fried chicken (I can't remember what day that is). Also, Bottega for me, is kind of cheesy, but they have a nice lounge outside that you can order off the menu. That way you could get a glass of wine and an appetizer instead of having dinner there. That way you could go to both Bottega and Redd in the same night.
I think Sunday roast chicken dinner at Zuni would be a great finish to the day. But you'll need to eat light the rest of the day. Brunch/Lunch at Greens would be a nice start with a glass of black currant mimosa. Then you could walk through North Beach to get coffee at trieste, a egg custard at Golden Gate Bakery in chinatown, through the civic center area (hit up the Asian Art museum?) into Hayes, for a pre-dinner cocktail, then Zuni for chicken. Yum.
Golden Gate Bakery