08 Feb 2010

The Swagger Stagger: Walking San Francisco in Search of Good Beer

My good friend, Sayre Piotrkowski, is one of the only Cicerones (a beer sommelier) in the Bay Area.  While we used to drink lots and lots of Budweiser together in college, his tastes have matured while mine have apparently stayed fairly pedestrian.  Because of this he decided to honor SF

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 6
08 Feb 2010

San Francisco Brewcraft

  So you wanna be a beer brewer? At SF Brewcraft you get all the gear you need and the ingredients to brew 5 gallons of the beer of your choice, plus a free step-by-step brewing class all for $94. Sweet right? Plus you get to go in and hang out

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
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
28 Dec 2009

Student Discount and $3.50 Happy Hour Draughts at Bistro Gambrinus

‘œ..and through, thine intercession, I pray the blessed brewers, have made this, my beer, delicious. Amen’ I suppose, the city’s pre-occupation with food and its proximity to a Jesuit university explains the existence of a Euro-centric grub pub that’s named after the patron saint of beer. Whereas Bistro Gambrinus may

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
21 Dec 2009

FREE Gameday Grub and Bathroom Beauties at the 3300 Club

This place has been around in some form or another for over a hundred years.  I read somewhere that the Graywood Hotel, of which it occupies the bottom floor was, at one time, a grand lodge in the pastoral Noe Valley that city folk would come and rejuvenate themselves at.

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 2
17 Dec 2009

Underground Farmers Market Tonight in the Mission

Having grown up in the Golden West for most of my life, the prospect of today’s Underground Farmer’s Market, brought to us by ForageSF sounds as captivating as it does terrifying. On one hand you hear nightmarish stories every few years, of ‘œwell-seasoned’ pros and inexperienced hippies alike dying from

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08 Dec 2009

Takara Sake Tasting Room: Just $5!!!

Did you happen to be riding your bike when it hailed on Sunday?  Well, either way, it is ridiculously freezing outside.  It’s time for some fun indoor activities, especially ones that warm you up.  Next time you go out for dinner in Berkeley, stop by the Takara Sake Company first

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 1
06 Dec 2009

Indie Mart Vintage Party TODAY 12-6!!!

TODAY, SF’s beloved Indie-Mart is back with another vintage event: 12 of the best vintage vendors, rebuilt vintage, accessories, a taxi cdc super sale, mimosas, bloody marys, beers, treats and sweets. All kinds of goodies for the ladies and fellas (4 vendors carrying mens as well).  I, along with 11

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