San Francisco is indisputably the nation's top destination for fine dining. Saison, Benu, Atelier Crenn, Coi ... the list goes on and on. So it can be tempting to want to try them all out, but not all of us are raking in that techie money. Or even if you are, it can still be hard to part with so much of a paycheck for one meal. Instead, consider trying these five fine dining restaurants, which all offer ways to experience the magic for less. (And if the allure of fine dining on the cheap doesn't appeal, here are some of San Francisco's Essential Cheap Eats that won't drain the ol' bank account.)
How to Eat Cheap(er) at San Francisco's Finest Restaurants
No need to splurge an entire paycheck on one meal.