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Where to Eat Lunch in Union Square; Two Chefs Run for Senate

7x7 recommends the ten best lunches under $10 in Union Square. [7x7]

• Another list: The five top spots to have a power lunch in S.F. [Haute Living]

• And it’s another gloriously awkward episode of Check Please! on KQED. [Bay Area Bites]

Dwell features the newly opened Plow in Potrero. [Dwell via Eater]

• Two chefs — Chicago’s Ina PIckney and South Carolina’s Nathalee Dupree — have announced their candidacy for the U.S. Senate recently. [WSJ]

• Artist Jonathan Blaustein set out to see how many foods he could photograph that cost just one dollar. [NYT]

• In his role as U.S. entrant in the Bocuse D’Or, Eleven Madison Park sous chef James Kent trains as hard as some athletes. [AFP]

• A Turkish restaurant employs a full-time anthropologist to travel the globe and send back rare and disappearing ingredients. [SMH]

• Alinea chef Grant Achatz will lecture at Harvard next week. [Eater Chicago]

• British oysters are back in season this month; they’re one of the most in-demand ingredients on the market right now. [WSJ]

Where to Eat Lunch in Union Square; Two Chefs Run for Senate