Originally Posted by jennyema
You cannot put anodized aluminum in the dish washer without voiding teh warranty and making it look like crap. I hate the stuff.
My vote is for SS.
well, not with ALL brands ... ours is coated inside and out with a lifetime guarantee, and CAN go into the DW. That said, I agree that you will likely want both and perhaps a CI piece or two.
And I think you can easily get what you need for half of your budget if you shop it!