180 Rutherford Hill Rd.Silverado Trail
Rutherford, CA 94573
Visited several times, and food is always excellent, but not exactly awe inspiring. The views are gorgeous, and the setting is romantic. Service is usually very good, but can be a bit pretentious at times. Maybe it's our age (we are in our 20s), but it shouldn't matter so long as you are apprecitative of the experience, no? Wine sommelier is very decent, and selection fab.
3127 Fillmore St.bet. Filbert & Greenwich Sts.
San Francisco, CA 94123
Love, love, love. Dominique was demure and lovely, and was one of the most gracious French chefs we've met. She came out twice to check in. The wine sommelier was hipster chic and knowledgable to boot. Creative pairings went well with the food, and the overall dining experience was fantastic. If you like molecular gastronomy without the pretension, Crenn's a sure thing!
10330 N. Wolfe Rd.bet. Rte. 280 & Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
We eat here a lot when our parents are in town, or when we're in the mood for a decent steak. Reservations are plentiful, especially during the weekday. Valet can be hit or miss. Love the cotton candy at the end, and they always offer me some to take home to our kids (of course, they never actually get it. I usually eat it in the car on the way home ;0)