[UPDATE: This story was originally published on April 11.]
We'll admit it: Sometimes, despite our best efforts, the funds can run low in the Bay Area. But even so, a girl’s gotta eat! Luckily, having perfected our palates ‘round these parts, we know better than to settle for subpar grub when we're pinching pennies.
The upside? Our loss is your gain: We’ve learned a thing or two about eating well on a budget, and now we’re passing our best-kept secrets along to you. From delicious, deep-fried mac ’n’ cheese for $2, to free-oyster Fridays, allow us to present S.F.’s cheapest, tastiest bites, all under $10 bucks. Feeling full and happy on less than a Hamilton? It can be done. Read on for the best spots to make both your tummy and wallet feel super satisfied.