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Quintessential CA restaurant for an early dinner with kids after a Sunday Marathon?

Oh, and wouldn't you know Nopa is booked solid until 9pm? Darn.

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Nopa
560 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Quintessential CA restaurant for an early dinner with kids after a Sunday Marathon?

Thanks. We will try Park Chow at some point that weekend, but yes, I was thinking a little fancier. The babies are 1 and under so if we go early, we can usually manage a fine meal as long as the restaurant offers a high chair. A coworker suggested Locavore, Seven Hills or Nopa. What do you think?

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Park Chow
1238 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

Nopa
560 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Locavore
3215 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Quintessential CA restaurant for an early dinner with kids after a Sunday Marathon?

We are a group of 6 adults and 2 little ones. I am looking for a moderate to not-quite-splurge restaurant that will accommodate us for an early quintessential California-style dinner (not vegetarian). During my last trip to SF, I enjoyed 1550 Hyde a lot and Zuni Cafe somewhat (overrated?). Since I will have completed the San Francisco Nike Marathon that morning, we will want to stay in SF, not sure if we will have a rental car or be relying on public transportation, but something central would be great. So, CA style, kid tolerant, entrees less than $30, open for early Sunday dinner. Many thanks for your suggestions!

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Zuni Cafe
1658 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Ossining, NY Area: Cheap & Good Restaurant for Rehearsal Dinner (25 guests)

I will give them a call tomorrow. A restaurant that is cheap, good, and cooperative is hard to beat.

Ossining, NY Area: Cheap & Good Restaurant for Rehearsal Dinner (25 guests)

What a great idea! My future mother-in-law loves bbq, and I like the idea of ultra low key during a wedding weekend. Thanks!

Schroon Lake area -- looking for moderate to high end interesting cuisine

A few years ago, we ate at Friends Lake Inn (20 minutes from Schroon Lake) and enjoyed a wonderful meal. It's not quite *interesting* in terms of avant garde cuisine, but it was far from mozzarella sticks. I recommend it.

Ossining, NY Area: Cheap & Good Restaurant for Rehearsal Dinner (25 guests)

My future mother-in-law offered to pay for our rehearsal dinner. She is a single woman on a budget, and I would love your suggestions for good, affordable restaurants in the area, which could host a party of 20-25. We are a casual, flexible group who is simply looking to be fed and share a glass of wine or a beer after we rehearse. Someone suggested Isabella's in downtown Ossining. Any ideas? Many thanks!

Caterer Recommendations, Please.

SilverSpoon also looks promising. I am following up. Thank you.

Caterer Recommendations, Please.

Great suggestion, and they are right in the neighborhood. Promising! Thank you.

Caterer Recommendations, Please.

Thanks so much for your thoughtful post. I am soon visiting with Valencia Luncheria, and a paella party sounds terrific. Much to follow up on. Thanks!

Caterer Recommendations, Please.

Excellent point. Though I have been reading chowhound for *years*, this is my first post. Will remember for next time. Thanks.

Caterer Recommendations, Please.

I am planning a backyard wedding in South Salem, NY, and I don't know where to start looking for a caterer. I do know that there will be about 100 guests and that, as long as the food is good, we are open to different cuisines and styles. In fact, we might prefer a nontraditional approach, but taste and value are most important to us. Please share your catering experiences and recommendations. Many thanks!