Vietnamese food

07 Jun 2019

Is The Slanted Door Still Worth the Hype?

This is one of those places that’s worth a splurge, but lunch and the abbreviated afternoon bar menu are reasonable and filling—you can actually have lunch with tax and tip for under $25 if you play it right (not including drinks).

Geri Koeppel 0
22 Apr 2013

Hiyaaa!: A karate chop to the wallet…

Hiyaaa! is either a popular truck, or I just got there too late. They were out of everything, and so I settled…was forced to settle on curry. But, that’s all right because I don’t know how many times I have said this, but curry is good. It’s one of those

illyannam 0
03 Aug 2011

Me Like Cafe Bunn Mi

I know what you’re thinking. Another Bahn Mi restaurant on Clement St.? Cafe Bunn Mi literally just opened and I have to admit, although it looks a bit non-authentic (and the name seems a bit Americanized), it really is. The outside looks more like a coffee shop than most Vietnamese

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
22 Oct 2010

Four Items One Soup for $5 at Jimmy’s House

Cheap daytime meals are easy to find in New York. Diners still make eggs, toast and home fries for around four bucks. You can find enough change at the bottom of your bag to get a bagel and cream cheese. And for non-breakfast foods, there is nothing better than Asian

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
07 Jul 2010

8 Great Dates Across America for Under $20

Dating Mistake Numero Uno: Spending the better part of a paycheck when you’re not even sure  he or she is gonna put out. Seriously. If you just dropped a few hundred dollars to impress someone and they don’t so much as feel you up through your clothes, it was a

Mikey Rox - Cut-Rate Copywriter 0
21 May 2010

Cafe Dolci: The Cheapest Sandwich Shop in San Francisco?

I think I may have found the cheapest sandwich shop in San Francisco. It’s so cheap that I am telling everyone to go eat there, and not because I’m a particularly generous or helpful person, mind you. I just want everyone to spend their money on this food because I

Rebecca Pederson - Cheap Date 4
26 Oct 2009

A Bowl of Pho, a Cheesesteak, and a Side of Ravioli- Navigating the Subtleties of Indigestion at Americana Grill and Fountain

I’ve always enjoyed odd combinations when it comes to food.  Maybe its because I’m the product of an odd combination myself.  Generally speaking though, my meals tend to look like sampler platters comprised of items blindly grabbed out of the icebox. Hence my delight in the restaurant mash-up that is

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0