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 Your Thursday lunch break link bait.

Bargain Bites 2013: A useful list of places Michael Bauer probably wouldn't eat. [H/t: SFGate]

For BART Unions, Strike Threat Proved Two-Edged Sword: "The unions failed to appreciate public resentment toward their power to shut down the transit system," writes Randy Shaw. [H/t: BeyondChron]

HBO's 'Looking' Gets a Premiere Date, Cast Members Get to Ride Muni: On January 19th at 10:30, premium cable subscribers can see what the fuss is all about (and believe us, the fuss over this SF-based show is just getting started). [H/t: SFist]

Man Stabbed Outside Bar at 26th and Mission: Four male suspects are believed to have attacked the victim around 2 a.m. [H/t: Mission Local]

Elon Musk Is the Secret Buyer who Spent $866K on James Bond's Lotus Sub: Probably not the fastest way to get from SF to LA, but definitely the flashiest. [H/t: Valleywag]


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