20 Aug 2014

Win A Global Grub Kit: Pre-Assembled World Cuisine @ Your Fingertips

  Don’t cook “ethnic” food often enough? Get mystified by all the “ethnic” spices listed on your screen when you’re looking for a curry recipe? Ready to step up your Hamburger Helper game? Then these pre-assembled kits are perfect for the average Joe Schmo (uck)! Choose a cooking kit, stocked

illyannam 0
28 Jan 2012

Maoz: Not Just For Vegetarians

Maoz is (sort of) a chain, but there’s only one in the Bay Area. I love the simple concept: they only sell pitas, falafel, and fries. And sure, I wouldn’t call it “authentic” Mediterranean food, but it is damn tasty. So why even mention Maoz? The best thing about it

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
06 Mar 2011

Dalva — Your New Sunday FREE FOOD Destination

First thing’s first:  WHY THE EFF DIDN’T I KNOW ABOUT THIS??  I thought I was the ultimate connoisseur of everything FREE food-related, as I am super broke and also a huge pig.  In any case, this one slipped by me until now — the ultimate Sunday Funday at Dalva. I

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 3
13 Feb 2011

Stock up on Cheap Vegetarian Eats at Rainbow Grocery

We’ve mentioned Rainbow Grocery before on Broke-Ass Stuart, the super hip co-op grocery store in the Mission, but after my trip there last week, the first one in a long while, I decided to provide a list of things that are really cheap and are worth making the trek through

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
15 Dec 2009

Ital Calabash: Vegan Rastafarian Spot in Berkeley

If you’ve ever gotten off at the Ashby Bart station (and by ‘œgotten off’ I mean exited the train, not what the dude in the seat behind you was doing), looked across the street, and wondered what that tiny shack painted with the bright colors of Jamaica is, here’s the

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 1
09 Dec 2009

This Saturday: FREE Vegan Ice Cream Social & That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals Book Party!

This event is gonna be rad.  I know how some of you feel about Café Gratitude, and as a vegan I will be the first to admit that it’s an unusual establishment, but it’s also FREE ice cream and an important book, so suck it up.  On Saturday afternoon the

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
28 Sep 2009

10th Annual World Veg Festival This Weekend

I’m not gonna lie, I’ve never really been a fan of vegetables.  Actually that’s an understatement.  I fucking hated veggies for most of my life.  I don’t know why, but pretty much as soon they hit my tongue, it was like somebody took a dump in my mouth….not in a

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0