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San Francisco: Impressive restaurant recco needed for client dinner
I've never been to Twenty Five Lusk but if your goal is to impress clients my recs are: State Bird Provisions Foreign Cinema Seven Hills And of course the no brainers: Michael Mina Salt...
Puerto Vallarta: fun restaurant for a group with one teenager
Don't leave PV without a meal at Cafe des Artistes Bistro Gourmet. Absolutely spectacular dining.
New York City: Most convenient buildings to rent apartment in Brooklyn under 2750$/month?
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San Francisco: Best food in the city while eating solo at the bar?
Everything that's been mentioned are great, since you're from LA and looking for a trendier vibe I would definitely say to check out:
Mas Sake Freestyle Sushi
Los Angeles: Most Authentic Tacos in LA?
This is a loaded question! If you're referring to authentic tacos from Mexico it depends on which area of Mexico. Each region has it's own signature ingredients and techniques. If you're ever in San Francisco check out El Farolito...