Best Supermarket Steak: Sweetbay Angus

We blind-tasted American Wagyu, Prime, organic and Choice from several different stores and Sweetbay's basic New York strip  — the cheapest of the bunch — was our judges' clear favorite. Great beef flavor, tender texture and enough fat to satisfy. Go figure.

[About Daily Best of the Bay: As we approach the Best of the Bay issue on Sept. 16 (and The Loafies the night before), CL writers and critics are posting some of their Best-of selections for 2009. You've still got time to vote for your own favorites; the Readers' Poll deadline is tomorrow at noon.]

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