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Bargain Bites guide published on Thursday

  • Cynsa Oct 13, 2013 07:33 AM
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see Thursday's SF Chronicle pullout in 96 Hours for the Bargain Bites guide and published later on www.sfgate.com

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  1. Much improved this year, instead of the arbitrary price point they have 19 categories and picked their favorites for each.

    http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/...

    1. burgers
      Kronnerburger

      pizza
      Arinell is junk food, though in a particular way that expatriate New Yorkers sometimes crave.

      tacos
      Jalisco Cafe in Oakland

      Latin American
      Sol Food is Americanized and bland.

      Asian
      Burmese Kitchen and not Little Yangon?

      Mediterranean
      Mediterranean Wraps in Palo Alto

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      1. re: Robert Lauriston

        but there are 2 great things about Sol Food:
        the music and the decor.

      2. yea - i have a bunch of issues with it still (some glaring omissions, some personal preference, choosing to devote entire categories to some asian food, but not others), but it's still far better than past ones. the kronnerburger starting at $11 might have had something to do with its exclusion

        1. hmmm... why in 2013 wouldn't they have an app, or even a google map for this?

          As a quick reference for when searching on Chowhound isn't a convenient option, I made this map of the Chron's 2013 picks.

          https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=...

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          1. re: hyperbowler

            That's, like, the best post ever on Chowhound.

            1. re: hyperbowler

              Awesome map, thank you!!

              1. re: bobabear

                Happy to share!

              2. re: hyperbowler

                We featured your map on Nosh --
                http://www.berkeleyside.com/2013/10/2...

                1. re: hyperbowler

                  I must thank you again for making that map; I refer to it all the time.