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Calistoga restaurants--1st night of honeymoon

Hi, I will be spending the first two nights of my honeymoon in Calistoga. Any thoughts on where we should make a reservation? We're looking for ambiance as well as amazing food. Thanks!

Jul 14, 2008
akklein in San Francisco Bay Area

Rehearsal Dinner Venue, SM

I checked out Il Moro but found the backdrop of an office building to be kind of unappealing. It just didn't seem to have a lot of character or warmth. Has anyone heard of the restaurant Vito in SM? www.vitorestaurant.com/ it's this old-school Italian place that has a cozy private room. I've never eaten there and it looks a bit dated inside. Thoughts?

Jan 08, 2008
akklein in Los Angeles Area

Rehearsal Dinner Venue, SM

Can anyone recommend a restaurant with a private room that can seat up to 40 in the Santa Monica area? It's for a rehearsal dinner venue. Good food is important but can't be too expensive--in the $3-$5k range. Thanks!

Jan 07, 2008
akklein in Los Angeles Area

Special Dinner with Boyfriend

Good point. I changed the res to 7.

May 17, 2007
akklein in Los Angeles Area

Special Dinner with Boyfriend

thanks for the suggestions...I think I am going to stick with Geoffrey's. I know the food is only "good" and not amazing but I think ultimately the ambience might be a bit more important. Besides, I want to go somewhere that I couldn't go in New York. Dining while overlooking the Hudson River isn't quite the same as dining in Malibu, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

May 17, 2007
akklein in Los Angeles Area

Special Dinner with Boyfriend

Hi, I am from LA originally but currently live in NYC. Going home next weekend and looking to celebrate a big anniversary with my boyfriend. I want a place that has both amazing ambiance and excellent food. I currently have reservations at Campanile, Geoffrey's, and Sona. Which should I choose? The food is very important, but I would like somewhere that's somewhat romantic and hip, if those two adjectives can be paired together. Thanks!

May 15, 2007
akklein in Los Angeles Area