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A date night. A secret tryst. An intimate celebration. They all call for super-romantic settings and dreamy meals. Luckily, the Bay Area's got its fair share of extra-ambient restaurants. So many, in fact, that it's a bit hard to narrow them down. That's why we built this handy, Valentine's Day-appropriate guide on dining for lovers...straight from top local chefs who are actually in love! From homemade spaghetti to the farm-to-table romance of Manresa (both favorites of Saison's Joshua Skenes) to pairings that double as aphrodisiacs and sage advice from Dominique Crenn that "Valentine's Day should be every day," we've got all the inspiration you need to wine and dine your sweetheart. Want to made sure you order right? Click through — you need to have what they're are having.
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