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Monday, June 15, 2009

Sun-Dappled Eats, Cheap Beer, and Bonding with Strangers: A Foodie Day Planner

Posted By on Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 6:00 AM

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Monday, June 15, 2009

Let's do lunch:

WTF, buddy, you're living in a Mediterranean climate -- eat like it once in a while. SF Weekly restaurant critic Meredith Brody knows the perfect place to start: the ezme and iskender kebap at A La Turca (869 Geary at Larkin, 345-1011).

Drink therapy:

It opens at 6 a.m. -- you know, just in case you didn't make it to the liquor store last night. By 5 p.m., the barstools are warm and squishy, good time to show up for a cheap cold one. The 500 Club (500 Guerrero at 17th St., 861-2500).

It's like Cheers, only the regulars sometimes vomit in the restroom. Make a bleary connection over nightly beer specials at Shanghai Kelly's (2064 Polk at Broadway, 771-3300). Check the Web for details.

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