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Lunch near Hanger One Vodka in Alameda

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zinfanatic Sep 6, 2007 06:20 PM

We are going on a tour of this Vodka producer and would like to have lunch afterward nearby. Hanger One is near Rosenblum winery.

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    JAYZMOMM RE: zinfanatic Sep 6, 2007 07:49 PM

    If you go down Webster St., there is a variety of places--Vietnamese, Thai, Mexican and at the corner of Webster and Central, is The New Zealander. Some of the best dim sum in the Bay Area is at East Ocean.

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      Ruth Lafler RE: JAYZMOMM Sep 6, 2007 09:05 PM

      Yeah, both East Ocean and Crown Wok are good for dim sum (although at Crown Wok you want to be in the back room, as the front is sort of a gringo ghetto where the good carts never go); Otaez is inconsistent, but I've had nothing but good luck with their weekend specials. There's also a more taqueria-style Mexican place that's supposed to be pretty good a couple of blocks farther down Webster.

      Finally, if it's before 2:20, I recommend Albert's for a slightly funky take on American coffee shop food. Here's my report: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/26672

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        foodfan RE: Ruth Lafler Sep 7, 2007 08:57 AM

        I am almost positive that Alberts is gone. I went by the other day and it looked like it was being dismanteled. Speaking of which, what happened to Bacci, a nearby deli on Lincoln? Is there closure temporary?

        For the OP, avoid the Everett & Jones near the base. Overpriced for poor quality and small portions. I spent about $10 for a pork sandich that must have been assembled with tweezers, was dry, flavorless and I was charged for a second dollop of sauce. I wanted to try mild and hot and as I recall it was an extra buck for about an ounce in those little plastic cups. Greens were fair.

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          Ruth Lafler RE: foodfan Sep 7, 2007 09:05 AM

          Oh dear! I guess times are changing on Webster -- I'm dying for Aquacotta to open -- but losing Albert's is not a good change!

          Someone else mentioned Kamakura -- just a note that Kamakura is a couple of miles away off Park St.

    2. Windy RE: zinfanatic Sep 6, 2007 10:10 PM

      You might consider having lunch before, or at least a hearty breakfast. You will leave Hangar One spinning otherwise--they're quite generous with their pours.

      1. BernaDiva RE: zinfanatic Sep 7, 2007 02:31 AM

        For Japanese food....Kamakura Sushi

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          rtmonty RE: zinfanatic Sep 7, 2007 10:44 AM

          I would hate to hear that Bacci is gone. They made some of the best italian sandwiches around, toasted or plain. We've moved away from Alameda but I would still hate to hear that they have closed.

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