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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Ten Things Other Than Ice Cream to Eat Today

Posted By on Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 8:45 AM

This $2 bag of cantaloupe with chile, lime, and salt saved my life yesterday. - STEPH P./YELP
  • Steph P./Yelp
  • This $2 bag of cantaloupe with chile, lime, and salt saved my life yesterday.

1. Bun (cold rice noodles) with grilled pork and a lemon soda at PPQ (1816 Irving, 661-8869).

2. Melon, pineapple, or cucumbers doused with chile, lime, and salt from the frutero cart at 21st and Mission.

3. Fresh fruit ice pops from Mandarina 535 Octavia (at Ivy), 861-5661.

Halo-halo at Mictchell's. - STEPH P./YELP
  • Steph P./Yelp
  • Halo-halo at Mictchell's.
4. Mul naengmyeon (cold buckwheat noodles in icy beef broth) at Seoul Garden (22 Peace Place, 563-7664) or bibim naengmyeon (same noodles in spicy sauce) at To Hyang (3815 Geary, 668-8186).

5. Cebiche mixto at La Mar Cebicheria (Pier 1.5, the Embarcadero, 397-8880).

6. Zaru soba (chilled buckwheat noodles) at Iroha (1728 Buchanan, 922-0321).

7. Green tomato gazpacho with salted cod cake at Range (842 Valencia, 282-8283).

8. Steak tartare at Chez Papa Bistrot (1401 18th St., 824-8205) or Cafe des Amis (2000 Union, 563-7700).

9. Papaya salad with raw crab or grilled prawns at Lers Ros (730 Larkin, 400-5690).

10. Halo-halo (shaved ice with fruits, beans, and sweetened condensed milk) at Mitchell's Ice Cream (688 San Jose, 648-2300).

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