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Bloody Maria, La Loca
11 Sep 2017

BAS Poetry: The Curse of Bloody Maria

Broke-Ass Stuart is now accepting poetry submissions to be featured in the BAS Poetry: Arts & Culture column. Written & curated by Corinne Avganim. Monday, bloody Monday. Not sure about you, but I need a major distraction from reality today. So, I have decided to spend the day embodying Bloody Maria – a graphic

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02 Aug 2017

The Ice Cream Museum is coming to San Francisco

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! It is true, the Ice Cream Museum will be upon us, people! While I was chillin’ in Los Angeles last month, my Instagram feed was full of people posing in front of various

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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,

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29 Jun 2017

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken: The Black-Owned Chicken Joint That Became A National Franchise

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken is taking over the world. Two locations just opened in Los Angeles and there are plans to open the franchise in China and South America. Sorry, folks…it’s not in the

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22 Feb 2017

We wanna send you and a friend to see Chicano Batman!

  They came out of L.A., four young men in vintage formalwear, playing songs that blended Brazilian Tropicalía with early ’70s psychedelic soul and the romantic pop of bands like Los Ángeles Negros. It was an immediately addictive sonic brew, and their reputation grew fast. Since forming in 2008, Chicano

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30 Nov 2016

We wanna send you to see Fishbone!

Celebrating 25+ groundbreaking years, FISHBONE has been trailblazing their way through the history of American Ska, Funk, Punk, Rock Fusion and (so-called) Black Rock since starting their professional career in Los Angeles’ burgeoning, Alternative Rock music scene of the mid-1980s. Their sound has often been imitated, but never duplicated. They have

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10 Aug 2016

We want to send you to Jackie Mendez of Angel City Records!

Jackie Mendez is a vocalist & musician based in Los Angeles, California.  She grew up listening to a wide range of music, but it wasn’t until her introduction to Ska and Punk, mainly the British 2Tone ska revival music of the late 1970’s where Jackie took the next step and

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10 Jun 2016

On Moving Away from San Francisco

Guest post by Marina Javor San Francisco was different when I moved here as a college freshman in the fall of 1999. San Francisco, as I first experienced it, is bigger and brighter in my mind’s eye than when I look at it now. I remember the first time I

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20 May 2016

Roy Choi & Daniel Patterson’s Locol Oakland Location Finally Opening!

It was in January 2016 that I alerted readers that Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson were in the makings of opening a Locol in the old Plum brick and mortar in Oakland. We waited…and waited. And we hadn’t heard not a fucking whisper about it ever again.

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