El Rio

25 Jan 2010

Bar Workers Ball Tomorrow Night!!

Calling All Service Industry Workers (ONLY!): Working behind the bar or out on the floor tended to be a little on the lean side this year. Things have gotten so bad that the city has become a veritable graveyard of boarded up taverns and dusty dining rooms with papered windows.

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11 Dec 2009

FREE Oysters, BBQ and Bands at EL Rio Tonight

Just thought I’d let you all know that tonight is pure awesomeness at El Rio.  Like every Friday, there will be FREE Oysters starting at 5:30pm done by the infamous shucker Jackie and back up by Sissy Boy.  This literally happens every Friday and if you didn’t know this by

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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

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20 Oct 2009

El Rio Anniversary Party Today

As you know, we here at BAS.com love the fuck out of El Rio.  Hell, our own Threadbare-Fact Finder, Stephen Torres, even works there.  He even wrote a whole piece detailing all of El Rio’s amazing deals, and there are MANY of them. Today this fantastic watering hole is celebrating

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10 Sep 2009

Sliding Scale Bodies in Motion: CounterPULSE Benefit and “Total Facts Known” Opens

Growing up, I was a complete theatre nerd, which was a terrible cross of pain for everyone around me, especially when I actually took to the stage. Luckily, the bug’s bite has lessened in its potency but I still love going to shows, which is irritating because they can be

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07 Jul 2009

Broke-Ass of the Week – Laura Beck of Vegansaurus

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.

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03 Apr 2009

Roll Out the Barril! – FREE BBQ and $10 all you can drink

Some of my earliest memories are that of lying on the grass in my grandparents’ front yard above Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, surrounded by decaying Christmas lights and rusting buckets turned into plant containers.  My Nana was roasting some immense side of pork in the monstrous, fire-breathing barbecue contraption they

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