Trader Joe’s

23 May 2012

How to Build Your Home Bar – Part I: Bar Basics

I’m shocked no one has talked about this yet, but it’s high time we discussed drinking at home in more depth. Getting hammered in bars is all well and good, especially if you can get someone else to buy your drinks. But then you always end up owing somebody something.

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0
18 Jan 2012

Celebrating Two Years in New York City: A Look Back at the Time I Got Punched on the Subway

Not to get all promote-y or anything, but in Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in New York City (read it!), he compares NYC to a girl who you constantly chase, but is ultimately out of your league. I totally get this statement, but for me, New York City is

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 3
04 Oct 2011

Broke-Ass Kitchen: White Bean Dip

For me, this recipe is kind of like the bottle of Trader Joe’s wine you always keep stashed under your bed in case of hosting/party guest/shitty day emergencies. (If you don’t do that, start doing that!). It was basically born from a day when I needed a dip and had

Jill S. 0
09 Jun 2011

Eat Cheap for Charity with $1 Slices and More TONIGHT

GIMME PIZZAAAAA! P-I-Z-Z-A! Even the Olsen Twins can’t resist a good slice and tonight, just $1 will get you one from NYC’s most famous pizzerias at Slice Out Hunger. Lombardi’s, DiFara’s Artichoke, Grimaldi’s John’s of Bleeker, Joe’s, and more have joined together to raise money for City Harvest, New York’s

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14 May 2011

Sandwichian Rhapsody at Fredi

“Can anybody fiiiiind meeeeee… a sandwiiiiich to looooooove?” This is the question Fredi, a sandwich bar tribute to Freddie Mercury, wants to answer with a big glammy “Yes.” Located near Union Square, I’m pumped to have a new place to nosh beyond free samples from Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods.

Jill S. 0
08 Mar 2010

Sampling: How to Get Through the Day for FREE

1. Food First things first: you need to eat and you need to not spend money doing it.  First of all, find out if there are any farmer’s markets at all that are near you.  Nearly every single one has samples of tomatoes, cheese, sometimes even the awesome free-range chicken

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