Sometimes the “best” meals aren’t the fanciest, or most expensive. They’re the ones you create out of circumstance, with people you love, in a place and time that exist only in memory. Here’s Jimeva Welch’s entry in our “best thing I ever ate” sweepstakes:
As a young, tight-budgeted family, we went to San Francisco. Lunch came with the realization of how expensive restaurants were. We dined on fresh baked sourdough bread on the waterfront, and finished it off with chocolates from Ghirardelli. Delicious!