A visit to The Argentum Project is a transporting experience. Charming Katerina and Dimitrios Kalessis welcome you with Greek hospitality and homemade sandwiches stuffed with souvlaki, grilled Greek cheese, roast chicken or prosciutto and fig jam and Greek salads, all around $10. Massive slabs of moussaka and pastichio are over a pound each and easily serve two, a bargain for $15. Be sure to try their savory pastries like hortopita or spanikopita, stuffed with cheese and greens. Seating is limited so it’s a particularly good spot for grab and go.
San Francisco is a wonderland of bargain bites. Depending upon the neighborhood, you can find affordable tacos, ramen, slices of pizza and banh mi sandwiches galore, but the real challenge lies in finding a complete meal in the $10 range. Look in the right places and you’ll find juicy Nepalese dumplings, authentic Greek specialties, Middle Eastern and Filipino food that all come in under budget. In addition to the classics, the newest options include destination worthy yet low priced versions of burgers, Asian bowls, vegan food and a restaurant from a popular food truck. Be sure to check the hours as some spots are only open for breakfast and lunch.
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