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29 May 2011

The Search for the Perfect Neighborhood Hangout

During an episode of How I Met Your Mother, the statement “We need a MacLaren’s!” was uttered, like a wish whispered into the night sky illuminated only by a shooting star. Time and space stood still as every being in the room felt the true weight of that statement: We

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0
09 Sep 2009

Tomorrow night: FREE Homemade Pie at Omnivore Books

I really love how many events these days are centered around local food, and this one sounds pretty sweet (as in both cool and sugary).  Usually I don’t give a shit, but occasionally I feel just slightly patriotic.  You know, around voting time, the Olympics, and yesterday because of the

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 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
30 Aug 2009

Farmer’s Market Etiquette 101

I’d be hard pressed to find someone in New York City to argue negatively about the idea of eating more locally grown produce or locally made foods.  Let’s face it, green fever has been sweeping this city for the past decade, and along with it has emerged a thriving ‘œgreen

Danielle Levanas - Bargain Soul Huntress 1
29 Aug 2009

The Arctic vs. The Bay: The 2009 Eat Real Festival

I just got back from Alaska, which to me, a liberal, vegan, and judgmental Californian, appeared to be a backwards, behind-the-times, redneck state with stunningly gorgeous views and impressive wilderness. Against this lush, green backdrop, the food situation was unforgivable.  Health food stores were few and far-between and restaurants were

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 1