I'm moving from DC to either the Rockridge area of Oakland or near UC Berkeley with my boyfriend. He's in grad school and I'm currently unemployed, so when we do go out we want it to be cheap and delicious or exotic enough to be worth it. I absolutely love going out to bars, but that's not an option unless the drinks are dirt cheap.
I have eaten at Lanesplitter and had drinks at The Graduate in Oakland but that's it.
1. Must be CHEAP, like under $6 a person for a meal. I'll take under $10 into consideration as well, and feel free to leave more expensive favorites. Who knows when we'll win the lottery.
2. Must be relatively close to public transportation as we don't have a car.
3. Please no Thai recommendations, as I'm allergic to peanuts.
I'm really clueless about the bay area so any info you want to offer would be really helpful. I'd like to have a few special meals or drinks even on such a budget!