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Atkins-friendly dining & cooked meats to go on the Peninsula?

R.B. | Aug 26, 2005 11:19 AM

Spouse is in a Duke U. clinical study on Atkins low carbohydrate diet for type II diabetics and I’m along for the six month ride. Down 10 pounds in the first week and eager to continue, but I’m leaving North Carolina for four nights in Burlingame.

My diet is limited to PROTEIN, two cups SALAD GREENS, one cup low-carb VEGGIE and litres of water. With such limited range I can’t be only chowish, but I try. Will have a mini-fridge in my hotel room and will buy meats to snack on and take for my lunch.

In the Aug 15 thread “Moving to San Mateo: Food?” Pia named these groceries: Draeger's, Whole Foods, Mollie Stone's, Suruki Supermarket, Ranch 99, Trader Joe's; Viv added Trag's market, and Margret added Lunardi’s. Which are my best bets for buying cooked meats to go?

Who serves/sells a decent meal-sized salad, maybe chef, chicken Caesar?

Who serves/sells a generous portion of carnitas? I can’t have the black beans, beer or margies :-(

Who serves/sells a good baked/broiled fish or maybe sauteed shrimp?

Which are my better choices of the spots Katya suggested in the Aug 9 thread “burlingame/millbrae/san mateo delivery”
--Chicken Chicken in downtown Burlingame
--Fish 'n Chick (formerly El Pollo Supremo) at 9th & B St. in San Mateo (for a cheap El Pollo like combo meal)
--Jeffrey's Hamburgers in downtown San Mateo ($4.50?)
--Pancho Villa Taqueria in downtown San Mateo

And if you know of a high-chocolate low-sugar flourless cake nearby I’ll try it!

Thanks in advance. All suggestions will be greatly appreciated!

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