Etiquette

28 Oct 2020

13 Ways You’re Being Rude To Your Server Without Even Realizing It

When most customers go into a restaurant, it isn’t their intention to be rude to the staff. Surely there are some surly people who embrace their vulgarity and overall lack of manners, but a lot of times people can be inconsiderate without even realizing it. Here are things you’re doing

Bitchy Waiter 4
25 Oct 2019

How to Behave in a Bar Like a Grown-Ass Person

For many, bars are sacred spaces. People go to them to make memories, and to forget.

They visit them to unwind, and get revved up. They hang out in them to catch up with old friends, and make new ones. And even though San Francisco has a long history with weed and psychedelics, this has always been a drinking town.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
20 Nov 2020

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 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
19 Sep 2018

Not Getting Great Restaurant Service? It Might be Your Fault.

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! Guest Post by Lauren Volper I started my service career at sixteen years old. Seventeen years later, and I have since managed to spill coca-cola on Sigourney Weaver at a diner in

Guest Writer 0
20 Aug 2018

Your Cellphone Addiction is Making You Rude

As decades pass, etiquette evolves. Many things that were once thought of as rude or improper are eventually considered casual. Similarly, things that were once considered polite, can become old-fashioned or stuffy. There was a time when wearing a hat indoors was considered completely inappropriate.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
26 Feb 2013

Bus/Train Etiquette in NYC for the Fellow Broke-Ass Travelers

Just a little word of advice for the fellow broke-ass bus and train riders: There ARE actually a list of do’s and don’ts that may be useful to some or useful to others when it comes to riding the bus or train. These rules are also specific to NYC travelers.

Joanne Rae - Coinless Wanderer 3
17 Aug 2011

Public Transit Etiquette

Broke-asses are no strangers to public transportation. (Like in many ever day public scenarios,) I always find myself surprised at the behavior of some passengers. So after much thought, I’ve compiled together this list of proper Public Trans Etiquette. These all seem pretty obvious, but it’s always surprising at how

Paulette Greenhouse - The Penny Pincher 0
23 May 2011

How To Be a Wedding Guest

Spoiler: Don’t wear crazy upstaging hats. I’ve already covered the more questionable wardrobe decisions of certain coast areas, but what about the rest of the wedding? I’m sure you’ve all been holding your breath since you asked yourself that question. Well, consider this permission to finally breathe again, like Toni

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 2
26 Apr 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: BFF’s Bad BF

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: I can’t stand my BFF’s boyfriend.  Can I tell her how I feel, or do I have to just keep my mouth shut? A: That’s

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0