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10 Apr 2011

Call To Action – Save The Eagle Tavern!

San Francisco has been getting a nasty rep for losing its edge for a while now, and with only 49 some square miles of land to occupy it’s not hard to see how things can get a little homogenous with the right variables at play. Of these, one be the urban property

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 4
06 Apr 2011

No Nonsense Drinking at Nameless

At first I wasn’t really sure how I would find/like a bar purposely calling itself “Nameless,” but fortunately both things turned out better than expected. That had a lot to do with the number 4. 4 is how many dollars the bar charges for a Tecate with fresh lime juice.

Jill S. 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
14 Mar 2011

Enroll at Punk University at the Wreck Room

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. If it is broke, it’s probably cool to hang on the walls. Those truisms are two similar and equally important pieces to the dive bar mythos. From complex themes and stuffy, plush seating, even the “dive” bars of New York can be a

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
06 Mar 2011

Dalva — Your New Sunday FREE FOOD Destination

SUNDAY FUNDAY 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

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 3
13 Dec 2010

Lucy’s Is Your Grandma’s House But With Whiskey

When I hear terms like “slumming it in the East Village” or “East Village dive” I immediately conjure up images of pretentious blog douchebags who think that because there’s graffiti on the walls that this is a bad part of town oooooooh. Let’ s be real; the East Village has

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
14 Jul 2010

Impress Your Friends by Brewing Your Own Beer!

I recently had some effing delicious homebrew made by some friends, who I now think are some kind of wizards or something because how could beer made at home taste like anything other than butt?  But seriously, this beer was comparable to anything you’d buy at any one of the

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1
30 Dec 2009

Goodbye Blue Monday = FREE Shows

One of the many, many, many things visible when looking at the stage in Goodbye Blue Monday is a large painted sign reading FLOTSAM AND JETSAM. It could easily be a random find in an ocean of random finds. But at this cafe/bar/venue/junkstore in Bushwick it feels more like a

Joe Petersen - Classist Columnist 1
27 Jul 2009

The New Blackbird Bar in the Castro

Sometime last week a friend hit me up to let me know that he was working at a place that was about to open called The Blackbird, and that I should come through on opening night.  I was certainly interested in seeing what they’d done to the place.  The last

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 4