Eats

29 Mar 2009

Heart Schmeart, Eat 30 Bacon dishes for $10 Today in Williamsburg

It’s hard to improve on the poster, except to point out that a less stylized version would have the pig’s throat slit, the body thrown into an old bath tub of boiling water to remove the hair, and a butcher getting ready to slice off its ass to make the

Oliver Hartman - Resident Bargain Whorespondent 0
27 Mar 2009

You giveth, you damn right I taketh: The really really free market

How is it that hippies save my ass every time? Just when I’m flat broke and have $65 in my bank account [because of moving and it being the end of the month], the Really Really Free Market pops up. Yes, that’s not just reiteration to get you to come…only

Monica Miller - The Intern 0
27 Mar 2009

Brine On, You Crazy Diamond!

Two truths are that everybody loves oysters (everyone cool, that is) and that oysters are generally prohibitively expensive. Unless you’re dating the shucker at Aquagrill or Blue Ribbon, oysters are a special occasion splurge or a last ditch attempt to get a date to stop texting and pay attention. Until

Ashley Friedman - Cornerstore Correspondent 0
26 Mar 2009

$1 Falafel at Cinderella

A little while back I posted about $1 slices, which, although a good deal, became a rather monotonous regime. Enter Cinderella and their $1 falafel, where you can watch the newest videos for world music’s biggest stars on the flatscreen that cost more than their tables and chairs. But, it’s

Oliver Hartman - Resident Bargain Whorespondent 3
25 Mar 2009

Wing Lee is for Me

On the corner of Sixth and Clement is a bastion of sated tummies, especially when times are tough.  In a storefront with the ambience of a dirty donut shop on skid row is the Wing Lee Bakery, which features a laundry list of delicious, steaming dim sum.  From fried taro

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
23 Mar 2009

Get Your Neuroscience!

Today I’m going to reveal a little inner dorkling, but don’t worry, I’ll temper it with some theatrical overcompensation, Tarantino style. After university, I walked away from a neuro-imaging internship with Harvard to go teach tennis  in Switzerland. I’ve been sidetracked ever since, but still love all things neuro, including

Oliver Hartman - Resident Bargain Whorespondent 1
22 Mar 2009

LGBTQ Youth Meal Night

     Even in the best of times, the city can be a cold, hard place when you’re young, queer and just spent the last of your money on a one-way ticket here from Gaybashville, USA.  The Castro can offer plenty in the way of hook-ups and booze, but often

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