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habichuelas
27 May 2016

BROKE-ASS KITCHEN: HABICHUELAS RECIPE (PUERTO RICAN BEANS)

  Puerto Ricans don’t call beans frijoles, we call them habichuelas. Pink beans stewed with tomato sauce, sofrito and sometimes some form of smoky meats (hock or bacon). Much to my chagrin, dried pink beans are incredibly difficult to find. Perhaps this is the reason why so many online habichuela

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TrailsandWays
25 May 2016

We want to send you to see Oakland band Trails and Ways!

From overgrown houses in north Oakland, Trails and Ways make guitar pop, thick with warm noise, driving beats, four voices, and the open chords of bossanova. Take college commune roommates, have them live for stints in Brazil and Spain, bring them home together carrying the sparks of songs, and see

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avital
24 May 2016

We Wanna Send You On A Food Tour in the Mission District!

Avital Tours offers high-end social dining experiences in San Francisco and Los Angeles for locals and travelers alike. Their walking food tours are built by locals for locals. Their goal is that someone who lives in the Mission comes on our Mission Food Tour and learns something about her own neighborhood –

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50% off New Glasses + Free Shipping!

We wrote about the 6 rad reasons why shopping for glasses on GlassesUSA.com will change the way you buy glasses forever. You can read about that here. But here's the important part: YOU GET 50% OFF + free shipping on your first pair of frames. Click to find out more!

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passport
24 May 2016

We’ve got a couple SF Beer Passports For You!

We’ve also got more passports coming out this year so make sure to sign up here so you’ll be the first to know. This first one sold out in less than 24 hours!  Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to

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onoff2
23 May 2016

We wanna send you to see Irish band OnOff!

  ONOFF are a 3 piece Rock n Roll band hailing from Ireland who are currently based in California. The band have been touring up and down the west coast of the U.S while recording their new album at Tone Freq. in San Jose, California which is set for release

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20 May 2016

Roy Choi & Daniel Patterson’s Locol Oakland Location Finally Opening!

It was in January 2016 that I alerted readers that Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson were in the makings of opening a Locol in the old Plum brick and mortar in Oakland. We waited…and waited. And we hadn’t heard not a fucking whisper about it ever again.

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kit kat croissant
17 May 2016

Broke-Ass Kitchen: Kit Kat Croissants

This kit kat croissant recipe really isn’t a recipe. I was lying in bed thinking about my visit to Paris in 2010; the moment where I discovered that Americans charge about quadruple what Parisians charge for the flaky delights known as pain du chocolat. That’s when the horrifying images appeared

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