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Monday, June 29, 2009

Market Report: Trolling the Aisles of All-Night DeLano's Beats Braving the Liquor Store

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 4:27 PM

Did we mention there were corndogs? - DELANO'S IGA
  • DeLano's IGA
  • Did we mention there were corndogs?
There are times when the corner late-night liquor deli just won't cut it. If this blogger ever needs ingredients for a midnight cooking or baking session (or hey, an actual late-night party!), it's off to DeLano's IGA we go. Three of the locally owned and operated San Francisco stores are open 24 hours a day, and offer a standard selection of pantry, meat, dairy, baked goods, and organic ingredients. Vitaminwater, dried beans, organic blueberries, Brown Cow maple-flavored yogurt, beer, and soy milk have a home in the Mission DeLano IGA (1245 South Van Ness Ave. at 23rd St.). So do Rocky chickens, chorizo, and Mexican melting cheeses. This may not be the most exciting place to shop -- something about all those bright lights leave us feeling a little shy -- and locavores may turn their noses up. But the 24-hour open-door policy is a soothing option.

DeLano's other S.F. locations: 6333 Geary at 27th Ave., 4201 18th St, at Castro, and 1245 South Van Ness at 23rd St.

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