At a bakery in Venice, California. Avocado, pickled Fresno chiles, greens and sprouts. $8, and it was gooood. (Converts to about $5.75 SF btw.)
If you’re going to categorize any dish that has a piece of bread at the bottom as “toast,” then all pizza is also “toast.” So is any open-faced sandwich. A society’s gotta have rules, man.
The common thread in all these posts, besides toasted bread, is avocado. And, when you think about it, an avocado is about the same price as a beer (a little MORE at Safeway). So it’s not surprising that these toasts in restaurants cost a bit more than beers in bars.
This one, BTW, I would buy (given alcoholic encouragement).
Wait, what? I think you’re either buying extremely overpriced avocados or really, really awful beer.
Not everyone can buy their avocados at cheap Central American markets; once you leave the state of California, the price of avocados goes up, and even in San Francisco, at the Church & Market Safeway, $2 avocados are common.
Good microbrews, however, can always be found on sale for prices more in line with Scum’s averages.
That looks tasty. I would probably pay $8 for that.
Isn’t that just an upside down salad with a large crouton?
So… its not “toast”.
That’s not toast. That’s an open faced sandwich.
The blog so nice they named it twice. (And to be clear, it's mostly about the Mission.)