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Friday, July 10, 2009

Doggy Bag: Today's Odds and Ends

Posted By on Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 5:00 PM

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Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond.

That's half a century in restaurant years: Food Gal clocks the weekend's edible events, including galas hyping the five-year anniversary of Restaurant Michael Mina. We know: $125 a pop is steep these days. But for all you dealers coming off a good week, check out what you get (through tomorrow): lobster corndog, poularde (a fancy French adolescent chicken), root beer float. Might be a classy alternative to the county fair. Also, there's special stuff themed around Mina's Clock Bar well into next week, including mixology guest stars Erik Adkins of Heaven's Dog and Scott Beattie, who became a star at Cyrus in Healdsburg. Full details at the Gal.

Cheesy consolation: Just in case you're not a dealer with a fat stack, you might want to take Gene Miguel's advice on Hoodscope (via the Ex). The pupusas at Balompie Café look like fitting consolation for the Mina prix fixe you're not having. Then again, they might be way more satisfying. Just sayin'.

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