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brainstormer
11 Nov 2013

A Huge List of Bar Trivia Nights in San Francisco (And Oakland and Berkeley Too!)

Image Courtesy of Brainstormer Trivia is exactly what its name tells you: the trivial gunk knowledge that clogs up the important, higher functioning regions of your brain. And unless you’re the one percent of brain gunk retainers, you can’t put any of that to use on a game show. (Unless

Nate Cox- Low-Budget Literati 0
old-world-food-truck
29 Jan 2013

OWFT: Get yo’ bubala on for under $10

About a year ago I saw a photo of a deconstructed Reuben of sorts. I thought it looked amazing and the concept was amazing. A few months ago, I found out it was the Old World Food Truck’s pop-up and I knew I had to get down on it. When

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor @brokeassstuart 0
ippuku
16 Oct 2012

Ippuku: Offal on a stick and Chicken Tartare

Ippuku’s sake on tap There was a time when we as a people lived in fear of eating under-cooked pork.  Casting my mind back to the early 80’s, when A-Ha’s “Take On Me” was annoyingly inescapable and dudes everywhere sported see-through mesh t-shirts, our mothers and fathers were unwitting violators

Fatt Mink 0
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22 Jul 2012

Cupkates: Key Lime Pie for Peasants…

I don’t normally like cupcakes. At best, I think they’re a great mobilizer of sugar into the system of greedy 5th graders during holiday parties with classmade, construction paper, chain link streamers. Well, that’s the only time I made and consumed cupcakes. Then, when the cupcake craze swept over America

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor @brokeassstuart 0
abba-dancing-queen
25 Apr 2012

How to Be a Dancing Queen on a Budget

The answer to this question is easy:  smear on massive amounts of lipstick, back-comb your wig into voluminous perfection, climb up onto a table, and shake your thing because hips don’t lie, honey!  Oh, wait.  So you just want to learn how to dance like a pro, but don’t have

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
jup
12 Feb 2012

Beer And Blues at Jupiter Cafe

Valentine’s Day is whatever the hell you choose it to be. Whether you decide to enjoy a semi-romantic dinner with your significant other or have a few beers at a live show, just be sure to have a good time. One option this Valentine’s Day will be taking place at

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Maoz
28 Jan 2012

Maoz: Not Just For Vegetarians

Maoz is (sort of) a chain, but there’s only one in the Bay Area. I love the simple concept: they only sell pitas, falafel, and fries. And sure, I wouldn’t call it “authentic” Mediterranean food, but it is damn tasty. So why even mention Maoz? The best thing about it

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0