05 Jan 2016

5 Favorite Farmers Markets in San Francisco…and What’s in Season

Registered Dietitian tells us what’s in season this winter, where to get it, and how you don’t really have any good excuses no to go.

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09 Feb 2011

FREE Veggies This Thursday (And All Month Long!) at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

EATING HEALTY! My New Year’s resolution to be a healthier lady (and, in turn, gain the body of a young Cindy Crawford) is going pretty well.  I joined a CSA, started chewing Trident Tropical Twist (the best gum in the world) instead of chocolate-covered pretzels while watching my beloved Hoarders,

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12 Oct 2010

Broke-ass Guide to Farmer’s Markets

A trip to the local farmer’s market can often end poorly, do to pricey produce and overzealous shopping. With the help of the following tips, you can make your next trip to the market a happy, successful adventure into the life of a farmer….or something. 1. Get to know the

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14 Jun 2010

GreenMarkets: Eating Well on the Cheap in NYC

I like food. Nay, I love food. I went to a job interview at Café 2 in the Museum of Modern Art once where the interviewer told me that my face “lit up” when I started talking about chorizo. That is not a joke. Unfortunately I’ve also got $40 to

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09 Apr 2010

It’s Farmers Market Season in San Francisco!

Spring has sort of sprung, which means new Farmers Markets are popping up left and right! FarMars are every broke-ass’s wet dream; with the ample trading and bartering that goes on, you can easily feed yourself for a week on $20. And if the stands don’t take your mom’s credit

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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!

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
15 Jun 2021

The Big Bad List of Rad Ongoing Events

Every week, we curate a newsletter of the best and boldest in Bay Area events and entertainment. We usually like to focus on the things that don’t happen every day, the once-in-a-lifetime, totally unique experiences that you can only find in this very special neck of the woods. But you

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17 Dec 2020

The Entire Bay Area Region Now Under Highest Lockdown Rules

In December, Gov. Newsom announced a regional stay-at-home order, which would order counties with critically low ICU capacity to shut back down. As of today (12/17/2020) the Bay Area’s regional ICU capacity has dropped to 12.7%, meaning the entire region will be forced to join a stay-at-home order starting tonight

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12 Aug 2019

Is Cellarmaker House of Pizza Worth the Hype?

Worth the Hype? is a column by longtime food and drink writer Geri Koeppel, who will check out bars and restaurants (some new, others popular or exceptional in some way) on her own dime and tell you whether she thinks they’re worth the hype or not. The deciding factor: Whether she’d go back and spend money again. She might not be exactly broke-ass, but she’s definitely cheap-ass and doesn’t put up with a rip-off.

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