02/14/2012 12:52 pm ET

Valentine's Day Stories From Bay Area Restaurants: Lost Rings, Uniformed Proposals And More (PHOTOS)

When it comes to Valentine's Day stories, Bay Area restaurant workers have literally seen it all.

From swallowed rings to blowup fights, from room-silencing proposals to heartfelt anniversaries -- if it's happened, it's happened in one of our restaurants. "I have seen so many marriage proposals at our restaurant," said Foreign Cinema Chef Gayle Pirie to The Huffington Post. "I can hardly remember them all!"

We asked our chefs, servers and concierges to share their wildest VDay stories with us. Here are a few of our favorites. Happy Valentine's Day, San Francisco!