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Fresh Duck Livers

Just a heads-up–G&G Supermarket sells fresh duck livers (and gizzards) at the reasonable price of $1.19 per pound. READ MORE

Sausage Factory Outlet

No, you are not hallucinating–that sign really does say “Sausage Factory Outlet.” READ MORE

Best Aguas Frescas at Hacienda Grill

Hacienda Grill serves simple food deliciously, and also has the best aguas frescas in the Bay Area, says rworange. READ MORE

Huitlacoche Quesadilla at Doña Tomas

Doña Tomas is still making excellent food, says deelish–especially the terrific huitlacoche (corn smut fungus) quesadilla that one could eat at every meal, every day. READ MORE

Truffles and Coffee

5-Star Truffles and Coffee is a charming, unassuming place, offering excellent house-made truffles, along with espresso drinks and other beverages. READ MORE

That’s Right, Fisherman’s Wharf

Alioto’s on Fisherman’s Wharf serves classic crème brulee–no trendy flavors, just the richest custard and crackliest sugar crust around. READ MORE

Merguez Sausage

Merguez, a spicy, delicious Tunisian sausage traditionally made from lamb and beef, has many fans. READ MORE

Wing Lee is Awesome

Wing Lee Bakery might have some of the best har gow in town. They’re really big, with thick, tender, lovely rice dough–and they let you taste before ordering. READ MORE

Top Class Sicilian Chow at Mezzo Mezzo

rworange is so impressed with Mezzo Mezzo that after only one visit, it’s firmly among her top five restaurants in the Bay Area. READ MORE

Chocolate Ice Cream Tarted Up with Olive Oil

Bi-Rite Creamery is serving double ginger ice cream, which is hot, intense, and the soul of ginger, says rworange. she’s never had better, period. READ MORE