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08 Jul 2013

Bok Ssam: Big Headed Chicken and Waffles

I suppose there periodically come times in everyone’s life when they’re forced to ask themselves, “Is this necessary?” When you’re arguing with your significant other on the Muni over which band you’ll see together at Hardly Strictly. When you’re forced to bee line around a group of sidewalk-hoggers in the

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19 Jun 2013

Cosecha Cafe: Decent Food For Fancy-Ass Prices

After Miss Ollies denied the possibilities of an afternoon affair with their fried chicken lunch special (they were out), I had to turn the corner for Cosecha. Cosecha is housed in the newly renovated Swans Building in Downtown Oakland, next to Miss Ollies, next to Taylor’s Sausage, next to Rosamunde.

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25 Apr 2013

How to Master the Walk-By at the Food Court for a FREE Lunch

Things can generally be divided into two categories: things you want, and things you don’t want. I know it’s vague, but this article isn’t about anything you want or don’t want. It’s about something that sits on that fine tightrope between them – that category of things you wouldn’t intentionally

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30 Nov 2012

Chilango: Mexico City Food

                Chilango in The Castro   Sprouting up from the verdant landscape of the S.F culinary scene in recent years have been establishments whose mission statements can be summarized by two words: “Mexican” and “authentic”.   To the discerning (read “snobbish”) culinite, burritos

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26 Sep 2012

Howard’s Cafe, A True-Blue Diner.

Don’t order the specials Howard’s Café is a diner in the Inner Sunset.  Remarkable? Not particularly, and that isn’t to its detriment. American diners represent comfortable familiarity with a twist of that quality us State-Siders would like to think we invented: individuality.  They’re all very much alike, but with little

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04 Sep 2012

Inner Sunset Classic: Art’s Cafe

                  Ye Olde Diner sign in the Inner Sunset Everything about Art’s Cafe is like the legs of a competitive swimmer: streamlined, muscular, each sinew working in harmony towards one goal, and shaved of every superfluity that might get in the way

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14 Jul 2011

Lou’s Cafe – Outer Richmond Sandwich Staple

There’s something extremely comforting about a great neighborhood sandwich shop. Just knowing that there will be a healthy dose of bread and meat (or veggies) waiting for you in your time of need can put even the most neurotic noshers at ease. Lou’s Café in the Outer Richmond accomplishes this

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