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It's Your Last Meal on Earth: You have $20 and are in SF...

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luvthedives Aug 18, 2006 01:56 AM

...what do you do? I want to know that can't miss place that people love that doesn't drain half your 401k.

I think mine is A La Turca.

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    rtmonty Aug 18, 2006 02:04 AM

    I'm at the Tadich having sand dabs with their wonderful tartar sauce, period.

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      luvthedives Aug 18, 2006 02:06 AM

      I like it. I've been in SF for 5+ years and never eaten there. That is a rec worth following.

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      rootlesscosmo Aug 18, 2006 02:10 AM

      I'm at Swan Oyster Depot. One dozen Kumamotos, sourdough with butter, pint of Anchor Steam.

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        bogie Aug 18, 2006 07:53 PM

        I would be right beside you!

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        Problem Child Aug 18, 2006 02:28 AM

        Beef Jerky from Thai House Express
        1/2 Roast duck from Cheung Hing in Noriega
        A bottle of Chimay from Safeway accross from Cheung Hing
        Sitting at home in front of the TV clogging my artery.

        1. Big Larry Aug 18, 2006 03:50 AM

          i'm getting an x-large pizza with x-tra cheese and x-tra garlic from Bravo Pizza. it will come dripping with enough oil to last you well into your next life.

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            himbeer Aug 18, 2006 07:38 AM

            lol larry, you know bravo pizza? the waitress Phi-la is awesome!

            I'd have a cheesesteak or steamers followed by lobster, with potato chips.

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              Big Larry Aug 18, 2006 03:15 PM

              yeah, she's tyically our waitress. had a friend from australia in town and we took him there and have a picture of all of us, including her, with our pizza. on a good night when they're making the pizza well it's the best. the chef salad is a pretty good one as well.

          2. Husky Aug 18, 2006 05:08 AM

            2 crisy carnitas tacos with guacamole and sour cream, chips and salsa and two Bohemia beers from La Taqueria...if there is any money left, a scoop of Mexican chocolate ice cream from Mitchell's.

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              luvthedives Aug 18, 2006 07:12 AM

              That reminds me...there's a great place for tres leches cake right near la taqueria. do you know the place?

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                Atomica Aug 18, 2006 12:14 PM

                Is is Adelita's?

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                  luvthedives Aug 18, 2006 03:44 PM

                  Not the one I'm thinking of, but looks like a place I should try. I love the tres leches cake, and it's very hard to find.

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                  bong Aug 18, 2006 10:16 PM

                  That would be Dianda's @ 2883 Mission. Their Tres Leches is indeed very, very good.

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                rjf Aug 18, 2006 06:52 PM

                Hands down, a super prawn burrito with refried black beans at Papolote on 24th at Valencia. Then I'd go to Tartine for dessert.

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                  MuppetGrrl Aug 18, 2006 07:02 PM

                  I'm going with either the seafood combo salad and Anchor Steam at Swan Oyster Depot option, or a big ol' ham'n'swiss w/ two or three beers at Tommy's Joynt.

                  Unless it's this time of year, in which case, I'd buy Italian bread at Acme, fresh mozzarella at Cowgirl Creamery, a few slices of prosciutto at Golden Gate Meat and an heirloom tomato and basil at Farm Fresh to You and have myself a sandwich.

                  Oh, and a glass of nice rose.

                  I *think* I could do that for under $20. I think.

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                    monday Aug 18, 2006 07:48 PM

                    Two crispy carne asada tacos with cheese and guacamole from La Taqueria, and a mango agua fresca. I think I'd do that twice with my $20.

                    Although, the sardines that I had at Boulette's Larder yesterday tempt me to reconsider...

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                      cheesy boy Aug 18, 2006 08:02 PM

                      I'd be in union square asking for donation of a few dollars, then head down to cafe mum's at japantown, chomping of the endless beef slices and try to break the record of 5 plates. Then I'll lay on the chair and for the departure from earth...

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                        Soup Aug 18, 2006 08:12 PM

                        I'd actually split it 3 ways.

                        A bowl of really great ramen (Santa Ramen). Then followed by a burrito down the street from santa ramen at burrito alley then to a one of those dimsum/dumpling shops in chinatown to use the rest of the $ on what ever stikes my fancy.

                        1. Chuckles the Clone Aug 18, 2006 09:59 PM

                          Eggplant sandwich at Mario's Bohemian. That would leave me with enough to get
                          a second one wrapped to go for eating on the flight. Where are we going, anyway?

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