24th Street

14 Jul 2020

24th Street Trees Face One Last Chance Before Removal

San Francisco is planning to remove 48 of those ficus trees you see above that stand along the sidewalks of 24th Street in the Mission District. After a nearly two-year fight among residents who either love the trees, or think their sprawling roots do too much damage to sidewalks and

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28 Dec 2015

Pop’s Bar to Start Serving Booze at 6am

I just saw this on Facebook so I figured I’d share the good news. Starting on January 1st, Pop’s will be serving booze at 6am every day! Here’s the reasoning: We are the closest bar to General Hospital. The early shift ends at 7am, come celebrate a hospital happy hour.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
22 May 2013

24th Street Series: Salvadorian Food at Usulutan Restaurant

            Usulutan Restaurant     A couple of weeks ago, as part of my 24th Street Series, I wrote about La Palma Mexicatessen.  An eatery-cum-corner store, it was and is an exemplar of good, authentic food.  In addition, it exemplifies the old guard which is

Fatt Mink 0
20 May 2013

City Shutterscape- Blipboard Blips Noe Valley; San Francisco Saves Esta Noche

  In this installment, Fabian caught Blipboard as they highlighted the Noe Valley’s destinations for Broadbent Pinot Verde, Saru sushi served on Tibetan pink salt, and art supplies. And later, he snapped some shots when the city poured into Esta Noche as David Campos’ office and the city’s drag luminaries

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09 Apr 2013

24th Street Series: Pig and Pie

Pig & Pie  Last week I wrote up La Palma as being a paragon of a Mission District 24th Street that is fast being drowned out by higher-end cafes and eateries that cater not to the longtime residents, but to the recent influx of wealthy tech boomers.  This week, I

Fatt Mink 0
05 Apr 2013

24th Street Series: La Palma Mexicatessen

              La Palma Mexicatessen     There isn’t a neighborhood of any city in our union that is completely static, no urban zone where the prevailing skin tone will forever be reminiscent of elephant tusk, obsidian, or mole poblano, or where every household will

Fatt Mink 1
12 Jul 2011

Pay Your Respects to Casa Sànchez This Week

San Francisco has been the birthplace of many an iconic brand over the years, from Levi’s to Rice-a-Roni to the It’s-It. Among this pantheon of venerable marketing greats you will surely find a smiling lad astride an aerodynamic elote that goes by the name of Jimmy the Cornman. For some of you out

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 1
12 Dec 2010

Taqueria Vallarta: Home of the $1.50 Taco and DIY Toppings

I’m obsessed with tacos and burritos.  I mean, it’s kind of hard not to be if you like Mexican food and live in San Francisco, where the Mission grants access to so many different options and a taqueria on every corner.  Part of the fun of all these options is

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1