I went to Holland Bar to verify a NY Times article. I left thinking it was like Cheers. Not cable TV, Beacon Hill, Boston Cheers. This is “HBO Special” Hell’s Kitchen Cheers. The “Open” sign on the door was hand written on a half-sheet of computer paper. The Spartan selection
From the desk of Broke-Ass Stuart – Editor in Cheap The first Thursday of the month in San Francisco generally means one thing, art openings. And art openings generally mean two things, free wine and free cheese. Being, well…being me, I simply can’t resist a place that will
Tonight and tomorrow are the Grand Opening of The Church Key (1402 Grant @ Green) the second bar by Broken Record owner Jason King. I’ve been lucky enough to drink there during its soft opening period, and let me tell you, it’s easily one of the best bars in North Beach.
I received this great email yesterday from a reader named Benny: I just read your book and it was very helpful. I went to a bar called Grant & Green In SF in North Beach and they have a special for one dollar PBR Cans. It was a friday night but you might wanna
My usual morning routine is: wake up between 8:30 and 9:30, flick between the History, Discovery, Comedy and Travel Channels for an hour or so and then get on the computer. I’m always amazed that by that time, all the blogs I check have already been updated that day, and
I was contacted by El Rio in San Francisco to be a judge at their 4th annual Bar Worker’s Bar, which is happening tonight from 9-2pm. While it was vague as to what exactly I’ll be judging (I’m hoping for a booty clap contest), I figure there will at least be a
How was your weekend? Mine was great! While what I did wasn’t necessarily super broke-ass, it was for me since I didn’t have to pay for much. For my birthday (Dec. 16th) my lady got us some tix to see Smokey Robinson at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. For those of
I honestly believe that Spec’s might be the best bar in the world. I know it’s pretty heavy thing to say, but I’ve been drunk in a lot of places, and if Spec’s isn’t the best bar in the world, it certainly is in the running. I got drunk there