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Great Business Lunches

By Stett Holbrook


JUST because you have an expense account doesn't mean you have to abuse it. Impress the boss with the food and your frugality and these five restaurants.

231 Ellsworth Two-course lunch for $20. 231 S. Ellsworth Ave., San Mateo. 650.347.7231.

Saigon 75 This new San Jose restaurant has a lunch special for $7.95. 304A Santa Clara St., San Jose. 408.286.4900.

Straits The $18.95 lunch special gets a generous sampling of the restaurant's Singaporean cuisine. 246 Santana Row, San Jose. 408.246.6320.

Tamarine The Palo Alto restaurant has a two-course "power lunch" for $15 designed to have diners in and out within an hour. 546 University Ave., Palo Alto. 650.325.8500.

Village Pub Three-course for $25 which includes roasted squash soup, mortadella and St. George cheddar sandwich and mascarpone "no bake" cheesecake. 2967 Woodside Road, Woodside. 650.851.9888.


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