67 delicious (and cheap!) pleasures of summer -- for under $10
Beretta, 1199 Valencia, SF. www.berettasf.com
PUERTO ALEGRE CHILAQUILES, $6.85
These fried tortilla slices scrambled with eggs and sauteed with a tasty red or green sauce are a magic hangover cure. Wash down with a house margarita — or, hell, a pitcher — to do it all over again. (Only on the weekend breakfast menu.)
Puerto Alegre, 546 Valencia, SF (415) 255-8201
CHILLED TRIPE "TRIPPERIA STYLE," $8.50
This tripe is truly something special -- it's tender and served chilled, with lemon, chile oil, and sea salt (you get to decide how much to put on of each ingredient). A favorite of those who especially dig tripe or feeling incredibly Italian.
Pizzeria Delfina, various locations. www.pizzeriadelfina.com
MACARON ICE CREAM SANDWICH, $5
The delicate flavor of French macarons ... the creamy sumptuousness of ice cream ... the ungodly gobbling noise as you wolf it all down! Available in red velvet, chocolate chocolate, or "vanilla birthday."
Cako, various locations. www.cako.com
MARLA BAGEL WITH HERBED FARMER'S CHEESE, $5
There are bagels, and then there are these amazing bagels baked by Amy Brown. Some of the best in the city, don't miss 'em.
Marla Bakery Kitchen Communal, 613 York, SF. www.marlabakery.com
BUCKWHEAT WAFFLE, $9
This savory waffle also comes with crème fraîche, cucumber, and trout roe on top. Elegant! Brilliant for brunch.
Lt. Waffle at Linea Caffe, 3417 18th St., SF. www.lineacaffe.com
TROU NORMAN COPPA, $7
Some of the silkiest coppa you've ever had will be found here. There are actually about 14 kinds of housemade salumi for you to choose from, all $7 and under.
Trou Normand, 140 New Montgomery, SF. www.trounormandsf.com
CAFÉ VAN KLEEF GREYHOUND, $7
Feel a cold coming on? Get your daily dose of vitamin C and your weekly allotment of vodka with a fresh-squeezed grapefruit greyhound — featuring a stiff pour and a whole quarter of a grapefruit as a wedge — at this beloved, old-school Oakland spot.
Cafe Van Kleef, 1621 Telegraph, Oak. www.cafevankleef.com
WISE SONS NOODLE KUGEL, $3.50
Totally not fair to put this contemporary version of a Jewish standby on this list — it is a figurative brick of delish, sweet noodles cooked into a heavy square topped with crumble and served in a puddle of berry sauce.
Wise Sons Deli, 3150 24th St, SF. www.wisesonsdeli.com
CHEDDAR CHEESE GRILLED SANDWICH, $9.75
This is one cheesy sandwich, filled with Shelburne Farms and Fiscalini cheddar with sage and apples on house-baked kale whole wheat bread. Just beyond.
Le Marais, 2066 Chestnut, SF. www.lemaraisbakery.com
LIGURIA BAKERY PIZZA FOCACCIA, $5