I'm heading out to Mountain View next month for work and I know its not quite San Francisco bay area, but are there any rec's for places to eat out there? I would hate to eat at a McDonald's or something. Any ideas would be appreciated.
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Red Velvet Cake
Red velvet cake is festive, fine-crumbed, moist, and delicious with cream cheese frosting. Read more.
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Easy Philly Cheesesteaks
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