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  • n  a deep-fried, yeast-raised doughnut dusted with confectioners' sugar

  • To add to the spirit of mystery, individual dishes are not clearly identified as, say, goat cheese on a tomato beignet.
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  • Dogpatch mangy no more; area around San Francisco's Pier 70 revitalized
    Near Pier 70 on the eastern waterfront of San Francisco, stray dogs used to roam in search of discarded bits from the area’s meatpacking facilities. The canine scavengers were so numerous at the turn of the 20th century that the neighborhood became known as Dogpatch. But today, the only pooch I see is a perfectly groomed golden Lab panting next to his owner, who’s biting into a beignet at a ...
    June 16, 2013 - Standard-Examiner

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