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14 Nov 2018

Long Live La Taqueria! The Battle to Save the Mission Icon Has Been Won

You have to be on your game to be considered “The Taqueria” in an area famous for stuffed tortilla goodness. La Taqueria has been honing their skills for 46 years and with the founder’s purchase of the iconic building, the Mission staple promises to keep it up for many years

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08 May 2013

Velvet Cantina is Decadent and Depraved

                Velvet Cantina   Its title and appearance conjures Barbary Coast-era decadence.  The Velvet Cantina is only about seven years old, but it feels thoroughly dyed-in-the-wool, a seemingly eternal fixture on its corner, 23rd and Bartlett Streets in the Mission District, a residential spot just

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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
13 Jul 2011

The Street Taco Is Not a Lost Art at Chile Jalapeno in Oakland

Yeah, I guess San Francisco has some decent Mexican food — but the Easy Bay has Chile Jalapeno Taqueria. Chile Jalapeno preserves the art form of creating the perfect street food, serving their famous street tacos for only a buck and a quarter each. In these shitty economic times (seriously,

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
31 Mar 2011

Broke-Ass of the Week – Eric Kauschen of Baghdad By The Bay

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude.  Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week?  Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. Eric Kauschen, self-proclaimed “perpetrator”

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 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
24 Nov 2009

FREE Tequila and Carnitas at 15 Romolo!!

As you well know, I love 15 Romolo.  The Holy Trinity of Vesuvio, Spec’s, and Tosca will always have my undying affection, but Romolo is one of the few bars under 50 years old that I will go to in North Beach.  In fact, I was just there last week

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