mexican

28 Oct 2011

Finally! A Cheap, Delicious Mexican Restaurant Downtown

We all know San Francisco is a mecca for Mexican food. We also know that the burrito is a staple of the broke ass. Good Mexican food is readily available in most neighborhoods in this city with the exception of the Downtown/Financial District areas. Caramba!, which is largely overlooked in

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27 May 2011

Beaner Bar: Not Your Average Cup of Joe

We rarely talk about coffee shops on this site. Well except for here and here, because really, if you’re broke and enjoy coffee, you can usually just make it yourself or buy the cheap stuff from your local deli. The modern coffee shop now serves as an impromptu conference room,

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
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
25 Apr 2011

Culture Clash at the Bushwick Pita Palace

New York is, as they say, a melting pot of cultures. I never quite understood that, because I’ve never had a pot I consider prime for melting stuff in. I guess it’d be pretty wide and non-stick? Regardless, sometimes that social fondue can create some delicious things to dip various

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
21 Mar 2011

Lunch and Comida at Madeline’s

Spring is coming, and after spring comes summer, and that means you will be starting to hit up parks in NYC. A whole list of posts could be devoted to the ongoing entertainment programs you can expect from each concrete and dirt patch we call “parks” in this city, but

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
04 Oct 2010

Conquering Mammoth Proportions at Mission’s Kitchen

Mission’s Kitchen is outwardly deceiving because, from the 1940’s blinds in the window to the sign trimmed in incandescent bulbs, the place look’s  like your typical diner that time forgot, not unlike say, Jim’s up the street. The thing is that whereas it does provide all the standards-for-a-song you would

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
25 Jan 2010

Pinche Taqueria

Everyone on the West Coast (if any of them are reading this) is just gonna hate, but I can’t help it.  I was born in New York City and lived for 28 years within spitting distance of place which gives you an idea of what kind of Mexican food I

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