Hugh Hunter - Economical Essayist

15 Sep 2011

Catch the Fights at McKenzie’s Bar

It is extremely hard to justify the expense of a pay per view fight, 45 dollars for three hours of fights when you can’t be assured anything cool will happen is tough to swallow. However sometimes you just need to see dudes with bad tattoos hit each other and rather

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09 Sep 2011

Free Outdoor Fun at the Golden Gate Park Disc Golf Course

As a kid that grew up in Marin and went to college in Santa Cruz I have probably been exposed to more disc golf than most. In fact at one point in college I considered making a run at qualifying for the PDGA yes that does in fact stand for

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02 Sep 2011

Get Your Greek On – Belmont Greek Festival

With your roommates at Burning Man and the family preparing the potato salad for Monday’s traditional BBQ you should have quite a few openings in your dance card this weekend. Why not fill those holes in said dance card with Greek Food and Dance at one of the Bay Area’s

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01 Sep 2011

Spectacular Spicy Chicken at Chino’s Taqueria

Chino’s and I have a relationship that most just won’t understand. You see when I was a simple skater-kid from Marin county Chino’s introduced me to my first real burrito sending me on a wonderful tortilla wrapped odyssey.

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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

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20 Aug 2011

Dollar Sake at Oozora Sake House

Nestled tightly between a 7-11 and a tattoo parlor, Oozora Sake House is a new restaurant in the Richmond that appeals to the broke ass in all of us. I would often drunkenly walk by Oozora in order to get some sort of carbohydrate from 7-11 to stem my impending

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19 Aug 2011

FREE Local Music at Yoshi’s August 20th

The good people at Yoshi’s jazz club have started a summer series where they shed a spotlight on local jazz musicians. This Saturday you can enjoy Matthias McIntire on violin and Justin Houchin on guitar. They’re bringing a unique blend of jazz standards and free improvisation to Yoshi’s Saturday night

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