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One weekend in Napa & Sanfran -- Asian dinner suggestion and winery help needed

There are a couple of places that look like they're open until 9 in the Oxbow building, so I thought we'd head there for a bit or find a bar. Any other places you'd recommend for a pre-dinner glass of wine in Napa?

The BF and I both like cabernet sauvignon and sauvignon blanc. Do you like the cabs at Elyse? We're not trying to devote a big chunk of time to Napa -- just a bit to whet the appetite until a 'real' trip can be planned.

Friday is ambitious yes, but I looked at the map, and it seemed like it would be about 2 hrs of total driving (Napa to Santa Rosa, down through Marin to Muir to San Francisco). We thought it might be a nice time to just spend an hour in Muir Woods before the daylight is gone (and hopefully sans crowds) on our way to the city. Do you still think this would be too much?

Thanks for input -- much appreciated!

One weekend in Napa & Sanfran -- Asian dinner suggestion and winery help needed

Two Miamians coming to San Francisco & Napa for a first-time extended weekend. I’m looking for some help picking a reasonably priced ($25 pp w/tip without booze), casual Asian dinner that stand out in San Francisco. We don’t have a lot of Korean, Vietnamese, or Japanese options here in MIA, so I’m leaning that way, but I’ll take anything that’s ‘excellent’ for the price point. We will not have a car, and we’re based near downtown. I think some good arbitrary borders are Central Richmond on the west, and the Mission on the south.

I’m also having a hard time wading through the Napa wineries to select an additional tasting stop. The criteria falls somewhere along: value, atmosphere/aesthetics, and quality (roughly in that order). We’re slated for a stop at Frog’s Leap already, and I’d like to go not much more north than that, as we’ll be cutting over to Santa Rosa afterwards. I’d really appreciate a scenic driving route from Yountville to Santa Rosa if you've got one. We're bringing the GPS.

Please suggest cuts/tweaks/additions. My BF and I like value, quality and variety, and we’re not big spenders, but like the occasional splurge.

Here’s the plan:
Thursday Night:
Napa tasting rooms (6pm Napa arrival)
Ubuntu (9pm dinner reservation)

Napa hotel breakfast
Oxbox market (Hog’s Island &lunch provisions)
Wine tastings (Frog’s Leap & unknown, suggestions?)
Russian River Brewery, Santa Rosa (happy hour & snacks)
Muir Woods (early evening stop, it seems like the crowds might be thinner then -- thoughts?)
San Francisco Asian dinner – suggestions? (Thinking of Han IL Kwan for Banchan, PPQ for Pho or Izakaya Sozai for Ramen)
Rye for cocktails

Ferry Market Breakfast (whatever looks good + blue bottle affogato)
Bike rental & touring (Japanese Gardens, G.G. Bridge, Coit Tower, Mission)
Farolito Taqueria & Humphry Slocombe for lunch/dessert
Regroup @ hotel downtown
Coi Lounge (6pm snack)
Toronado Bar (we’re after a great beer selection)
Rosamunde Sausage Grill (later dinner)

Tartine for breakfast rolls
Zuni for lunch (and probably Bi-Rite Creamery for dessert, what the hell – it’s vacation)
more sightseeing
Pizzeria Delfina for dinner

Ubuntu Restaurant & Yoga Studio
1140 Main Street, Napa, CA 94558

Zuni Cafe
1658 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Bi-Rite Creamery
3692 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Farolito Taqueria
2779 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Pizzeria Delfina
2406 California St, San Francisco, CA 94115

Rosamunde Sausage Grill
2832 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Izakaya Sozai
1500 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122

Miami Beach restaurant for large group

I have a large group of women (approx. 20) coming into Miami in May for a weekend. I live here, but have actually eaten very little on South Beach. I'm looking for a restaurant on the beach that could adeptly handle a large group for dinner (limited menus would be okay, as long as the food is worthwhile), as well as a venue for brunch.

I'm not looking for any particular cuisine, or any particular price range, although probably nothing more than $50 pp for entrees and appetizers for dinner, and $40 pp for brunch w/o alcohol. I'm also flexible on the atmosphere spectrum (casual to formal) as long as the food speaks for itself. I was thinking Talula might be a decent option.

Any recommendations (or negative experiences with large groups) would be much appreciated.