John Skenes does an amazing job infusing fresh local ingredients in his menu. Tasting menu is heavily seafood based - $398 per person. Amazing food, amazing service. 3 Michelin star worthy.
If you go as a single, try to get the table closest to the kitchen. It only seats one and it's basically a front row seat for all the action.
Checking off the only 3 Michelin star restaurant in the Bay Area I haven't been to. Definitely lives up to the hype. I give the experience equal to Chef's counter at Meadowood and food tad less
Mind blowingly good. Mind blowingly expensive. A glass of Krug greeted us while we took off our coats. Oodles of courses out of a dream. Spring for the caviar addition because once in a lifetime.
Book a reservation for your anniversary in advance at Saison, which after being awarded two Michelin stars once again, is one of the best restaurants in the world and SF's foodie crown jewel.
If you can’t get a table, or can’t commit to the cost, you can sit in the bar for cocktails, Japanese whisky, and exquisite à la carte bites. There’s even a bit of a late-night scene.
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Bill Addison's review: "With one cocktail, tax, and tip, it was easily the most expensive meal of my life. The meal was also easily among the most remarkable of my life."
Soraa LED MR16 lamps used throughout the restaurant, including the kitchen
“I recall wondering what type of vinegar was used in a dish, expecting wine. It turned out to be fermented sea cucumber guts. Doesn’t sound great, but it was so subtle and delicious.” - Mitchell Davis