Eats

14 Apr 2009

1/2 Off Dinner at NY’s Cafe Brama All Month

Underneath the glitz, the glam, the (sometimes) glowing reviews, and the hordes of patrons, restaurants and bars are lonely and insecure.  They always worry if people are just using them to get things they want like food, drinks, or one-night stands.  Even the overnight cleaner from Brazil, whose mop strokes

Oliver Hartman - Resident Bargain Whorespondent 0
12 Apr 2009

Monthly Hipster Art Party Celebrates Eggbeater: FREE entry for “artists”

  Passover, Easter, the resurrection of Christ, and the exodus from Egypt will all be heartily ignored in favor of a non-discriminatory posting about a party celebrating something that clearly deserves acknowledgement: the eggbeater.  In my experience the bastard is hard to clean up – I always tried to lick

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10 Apr 2009

Snuggie Wars! Free Crawl Tomorrow Vs. $20 Crawl on the 18th

The Snuggie is an interesting phenomenon, not because of its similarity to the standard stable blanket, nor its druid-inspired aesthetic.  A huge, fleece blanket with sleeves and a hood just makes sense. No, it is interesting because of the fan culture of the product and its decimation of its competitor

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09 Apr 2009

This Summer, Things Are Getting More Caliente — Good, Cheap Mexican Food in BK!

As old-timey newspaper men in the movies would say, “Stop The Presses!”  Being a Southern California native, I have a huge stick up my ass about the quality and price of Mexican food in NYC.  Aside from the delicious taco van inside Union Pool, I had yet to find another

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 1
09 Apr 2009

$2.50 Hand Roll on the Run in J-town

Eating in a food court can be depressing, but May’s Coffee Shop in the Japan Center Kintetsu Mall is not your usual food court fare.  Of course, although, it is a concrete monolith, the Japan Center is not your typical mall.   Situated in the center section of the complex,

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
09 Apr 2009

BYOB takes the financial ruin out of “dinner and drinks”

Standing alone, a dinner or drinks can be manageable, but combined…well, that’s just stupid.  It’s like fighting two bears.  I can’t do that. Budgets begin to implode.  Enter BYOB restaurants – places where owners are lazy, poor, or philosophically aligned with drinking malt liquor with your dinner. I hardly ever

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07 Apr 2009

Free Filet Mignon Sandwiches – Going Fast

For those of you who have the San Francisco book, you might remember a little passage that goes like this:   Morton’s Steakhouse:  400 Post St. @ Powell I am a golden god for giving this one to you!  Yes my friends this one here is fucking gorgeous!  Every Monday-Friday

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1