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V.23 No.42 | 10/16/2014
Tofu salad
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From Banana Beef to Elephant Ears

Café Da Lat’s wondrous soups outpace competition

By Ari LeVaux
Wherein pho enthusiast Ari LeVaux investigates Café Da Lat and finds it a veritable Vietnamese soup paradise.
V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014
Karen Strange preparing pour-over coffee.
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Blessed Are the Humble

New coffee shop offers neighborliness, Pop-Tarts

By Ty Bannerman
Have a cappucino and a “pie-tart” at this new café near the University.
V.23 No.38 | 9/18/2014
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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Waffle Heaven

TIa B’s La Waffleria

By Ty Bannerman
Ty Bannerman goes to waffle heaven.
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V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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Fresh Fish by a Ghostly Sea

Down N Dirty Seafood Boil

By Gail Guengerich
Gail Guengerich gets deliciously messy on the shores of a prehistoric ocean.
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V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
Grilled lamb chops
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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The Three Pillars of Dining

MÁS Tapas y Vino

By Ty Bannerman
Our reviewer has a slightly crooked dining experience in Downtown.
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V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
Pollo gizado
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You Bring the Duck

Pupuseria y Restaurante Salvadoreña

By Ari LeVaux
El Salvadoran pupusas add a dash of welcome variety at this South Valley restaurant.
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V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
Tempura udon
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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International Oasis

Gen Kai rules the blacktop

By Ari LeVaux
Ari LeVaux finds a Japanese oasis rising from the Talin parking lot.
V.23 No.29 | 7/17/2014
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Variety Comes to Old Town

Taking in the breeze at Backstreet Grill

By Ty Bannerman
Ty Bannerman checks out the newest reason for locals to swing by Old Town.
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V.23 No.28 | 7/10/2014
Linguini pomodoro
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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Big Eyes, Little Plates

Cherry picking at Piattini

By Gail Guengerich
Gail Guengerich checks out a new Italian restaurant that’s rigged for sharing.
V.23 No.27 | 7/3/2014
Takoyaki balls
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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Beyond the Hot Pot

Ramen comes of age at O Ramen and Curry House

By Ari LeVaux
A new Asian restaurant in the university area is taking ramen beyond the hot pot.
V.23 No.26 | 6/26/2014
The Editor (pulled pork marinated in red chile BBQ sauce)
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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The People in Your Neighborhood

Duggan’s Coffee

By Ty Bannerman
Grab a cup of joe, pull up a chair and relax at this new University Heights café.
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V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
Kimchi bento box
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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Outside the Bento Box

Nu Asia Vegan

By Jen Panhorst
Our vegan correspondent checks out the meatless sushi at this brand new Nob Hill restaurant.
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V.23 No.24 | 6/12/2014
Armadillo burger
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From Dial-Up to Dine-In

Spinn’s Burgers and Beer

By Ty Bannerman
Ty Bannerman discovers that his old dial-up internet company is now serving burgers. Good ones!
V.23 No.23 | 6/5/2014
Chilaquiles
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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Heart of the Plate

The Shop scores a home run

By Ty Bannerman
Ty Bannerman reviews one of Nob Hill’s newest cafés and exhausts his baseball metaphors.
V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014
American Kobe beef bento box
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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Go for the Sushi, Stay for the Pork

Wasabi Japanese Cuisine

By Ari LeVaux
It may be the sushi that gets you in the door, but it’s the pork belly that will keep you coming back.
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