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Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Lunch and dinner daily (also late-night Friday-Saturday at Hawthorne location).Cheese lovers, rejoice: The pizza slices at Rovente are enormous and extraordinarily cheesy—the whole-milk mozzarella is so thick that it's sometimes hard to tell if your slice even has tomato sauce on it. You can also ge   More
 
Wednesday, December 6, 2006 Laura Parisi

Remapping The World

A local website traces our lives - online.


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"Are you a user?" a man asked me as I stepped into an office party in the Pearl District two weeks ago."I am," I replied. I was one of the first users to arrive, he said, and pointed me in the directi ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 26, 2006 Laura Parisi

Cheap Eats 2006 - The Cheapest Eats

You don't have to be a celebrity chef to eat well in this town.


Food Reviews & Stories
Celeb cook/author/irritant Rachael Ray—who recently stirred up trouble in this town by popping into such diverse local eateries as Pearl Bakery, Hobo's and Family Supper—is the Food Networ ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 29, 2006 Laura Parisi

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
The moment you step inside this tiny diner, you'll feel like you've tapped your ruby slippers and left the Pearl behind. With bona fide comfort food like housemade white bread, BLTs ($5.50) and milkshakes ($3.95), Fuller's doesn't have much in common with its newbie, more upscale neighbors�and tha   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Laura Parisi

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
With brick-sized burritos ($3.25-$3.75), this NoPo institution is known for having the cheapest and largest around�you'll need both hands and a small shovel to get one of these things in your mouth. The tacos ($1.25-$1.50) are a bit smaller and quite tasty, but avoid the Americanized nachos ($1.75   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Laura Parisi

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Cash only.The friendliness of the staff at the Red Coach could itself be the sole reason to befriend this downtown institution�it's like Cheers but with burgers instead of beer. Though the menu is as limited as its hours�weekday lunchtime only�sometimes an easy choice is exactly what you need.   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Laura Parisi

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
The relaxed feel of this downtown vegan establishment is as welcoming as its food. You don't have to be a PETA activist to enjoy the grinder ($6.95) or a faux-chicken burger ($5.50, plus 75 cents or $1.50 for extras), both of which are healthy and scrumptious. And the cakes ($4.50 a slice), courtesy   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Laura Parisi

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Most Asian eateries leave few entree options for veg-heads—usually it's tofu or no food. But the beauty of the Vegetarian House is its comprehensive menu of faux meat mixed with standard Chinese fare, all adding up to a pretty tasty treat—and convincing substitute. You won't know the difference betw   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Laura Parisi

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
The beauty of Alberta's inviting Vita Cafe is how it has managed�unbelievably�to make a vegan alternative that tastes so good you'll have no qualms giving up the meat product it's replacing. It tastes like the real thing, even when it's not. Vita's BLT ($5.95) trades in the pig fat for smoked te   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Laura Parisi

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
With all of the food choices in the Mississippi District, it can be easy to overlook this little cafe. But Muddy's is well worth the stop—it's warm, it's comforting, it's inexpensive and the food is damn good. Though it bills itself as a coffeehouse, it has an all-day breakfast and lunch menu that o   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Laura Parisi
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