marina

royal-cuckoo
07 Aug 2014

Why Bernal is the New Mission

As the Marina-esque gentrification gradually extends south from Lombard to Valencia, the usual watering holes of the service industry professional have been polluted by the bridge and tunnel crowd that now, more then ever, frequent the Mission.  Many of the safe havens and bolt-holes with no line to the bathrooms/bar/venue

Lachlan Bray - Broke-Ass Bartender 1
super-duper-burgers
30 Apr 2012

FREE Mini Burgers at Super Duper

Aside from FREE booze, FREE food is probably what the broke ass takes advantage of most. And it’s easier to find than you might think. Here’s your spot for the day – Super Duper Burgers will be giving away FREE mini burgers on Monday, April 30 beginning at 3:00p.m. All

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HorseShoe
22 Sep 2011

Horseshoe Tavern – The Un-Marina Marina Bar

  I was first introduced to the Horseshoe Tavern when I was taking an improv class nearby in Fort Mason. Let me say nothing better prepares you to play “acting” games with middle-aged pharmaceutical sales people than a few pints. In an effort to catch our hometown baseball Giants before

Hugh Hunter - Economical Essayist 0

I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
mamacita-mexican-san-francisco
16 Sep 2011

Happy Hour at Mamacita

Tucked away on Chestnut Street is a real Mexican food gem. Generally speaking, Mamacita is a bit pricey for us broke folk. Their happy hour, on the other hand, is worth checking out. Happy hour, or la hora feliz, at Mamacita is fit for those of us with a hole

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brazen-head
25 Aug 2011

Brazen Head – Where Everybody Might Actually Know Your Name

The Brazen Head sits on the corner of two innocuous residential streets in the marina and has to be one of that neighborhood’s best kept secrets. It is both a restaurant and bar (hold your applause) but I have yet to eat there as the prices are not exactly broke-ass

Hugh Hunter - Economical Essayist 0
28 Feb 2011

May The Flapjack Be With You — FREE Pancakes at IHOP

I have always had a fondness for the International House of Pancakes.  I said this to a friend in passing one time and he informed me it was because I’m of English heritage.  According to him, every Englishman he knows enjoys the occasional stop at the worldly griddle shack. I

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder 2
04 Feb 2011

Rub Elbows With The World Series Champs at Giants FanFest 2011

Well, my credit card bills from October (read:  playoffs and World Series month) have finally been whittled down to respectable amounts, but what with the holidays and adjusting to 2011, I didn’t realize that baseball season, while obviously not officially beginning until April, is BACK for hardcore fans this Saturday

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1