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Old Jan 29, 07, 2:59 pm
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brendamc
 
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Originally Posted by VL83 View Post
My wife and I have eaten at the French Laundry, Gary Danko, Alain Ducasse, and others of that calibre. For the sake of those less familiar with it, we would put the Dining Room of the Ritz-Carlton in that league - ahead of Danko and about equal to the Fr. Laundry. Impeccable, but friendly, service; superb New French food; excellent wine list, not overpriced. Moreover, there is an elegant ambience to the setting on Nob Hill. It is cable car accessible, and the overall cost to the diner is considerably less than that of the Fr. Laundry. Check the menu on the Web.

Sorry to be contrary, but we were totally underwhelmed by the tasting menu & service at the Dining Room. Way too slow, waiting for wine glasses to be refilled several times, food was just ok. Perhaps the fact our last tasting menu had been at El Bulli...
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