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16 Jul 2010

Cheap Breakfast Burritos at Cafe Venue

My favorite new before-work, on-the-go, super cheap breakfast item is the breakfast burrito at Cafe Venue. The regular burrito comes with potatoes, eggs, cheese, salsa, and your choice of chicken, bacon, or ham for $4.25. You can get it with steak for $5.25 and the veggie burrito is only $3.75.

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09 Jul 2010

What’s Up Dog; Or, What’s Up, Cheap Lunch?

It gets expensive eating out if you work in SOMA; restaurants jack up their prices because there are so many suits around taking their clients to lunch. Sometimes I avoid eating lunch all together just so I don’t feel like I’m getting robbed. But after some choice hot dog food

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19 Jul 2023

The East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the 2023-2024 East Bay Beer Passport! There’s no better way to explore the East Bay than to literally drink it in. Each passport contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally owned breweries,

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03 Jul 2010

Statues of Jesus: A Photo Essay

I spent the last part of my work day looking at pictures of Jesus statues instead of finishing some time-sensitive assignments. This is how I feel about my choices now: Does that make me like Jesus? Just kidding! I don’t think that ‘“ do I look like (everybody’s favorite anti-Semite)

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02 Jul 2010

Cheap Sandwiches at Rhea’s Deli

Rhea’s Deli is my solution to pricey Bi-Rite picnic food. I love hanging out in Dolores Park all day with some good eats and cold brews just like everybody else, but I can’t handle paying for Bi-Rite’s expensive (albeit delicious) made to-go selections every time the sun is out on

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25 Jun 2010

Mee Mee Bakery – Cheap Bulk Fortune Cookies!

My coworker just let me in on a little secret: Mee Mee Bakery in North Beach. Actually, truthfully, it’s easy to spot and not a huge secret, but I never go to North Beach so it was news to me. They sell fortune cookies in half pound and one pound

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19 Jun 2010

Yelp or Foursquare: Where would you rather check-in?

I have conflicting feelings about Foursquare. On the one hand, it’s a kind of boring concept ‘“ a phone app that lets people know where you are via check-ins? Sounds a lot like Twitter but with less words (and who knew that was even possible?) But in spite of this,

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18 Jun 2010

Cheap Chinese Delivery from Wild Pepper

Ordering Chinese takeout isn’t the best way to save pennies, but you know what it’s like to be so broke that you can’t even afford to care. When I have days like that, I stay home and eat my feelings. Like Cheapskate Commentator Christy, Big Lantern will always be my

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11 Jun 2010

Mission Bay Farmers Market Rules!

The Mission Bay Farmers Market down by UCSF is officially the best kept farmers market secret in San Francisco. I went down this past Wednesday to grab my usual fancy goat cheese and cherries and walked away with two FREE Giants tickets! Unbeknownst to me, I had been entered in a

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