29 Aug 2010

5 Bad Things (That Are Actually Good) About Magazines

A lot of people are under a lot of strange impressions nowadays. The internet empowers it. Example: 19% of Americans, many of which vote and operate dangerous machinery, are under the impression that the President of the United States is a secret Muslim. This is a sincere belief, and its

03 Aug 2010

Marcus Samuelsson Will Teach You All About Swedish Food

Marcus Samuelsson is the much-celebrated New York chef who has been at the helm of restaurants like Aquavit, Merkato 55 and the upcoming Harlem spot Red Rooster. He also won Top Chef Masters recently, hilariously, while rocking a pair of Burberry pants with his chef’s jacket for nearly the entire

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19 Jul 2023

The East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the 2023-2024 East Bay Beer Passport! There’s no better way to explore the East Bay than to literally drink it in. Each passport contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally owned breweries,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
20 Jul 2010

Get Smart About Fish, Get FREE Sushi

I eat fish a lot – a lot – because I am a fitness-conscious person who is interested in things like healthy fats and keeping my thighs to a minimum. But I’ll be the first to admit I, rather shamefully, don’t know much about the species of fish that I

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12 Mar 2010

Writers with Drinks This Saturday

I feel like it was fated, like I was meant to post about Saturday’s Writers With Drinks at The Make-Out Room.  Why?  Because a few weeks ago, after deciding I was too bored at the gym to work out for more than five minutes without stimulation that did not involve

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07 Mar 2010

Reading for Fun: Not Just for Dorks Anymore

If there is one thing I learned from my days of watching Levar Burton blow my little mind with the wonderful world of books, is that reading is spelled F-U-N. Twenty years of required reading and book reports undid some of his teachings, but in my current hardcore Broke-Ass state

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30 Aug 2009

5 Best Broke-Ass Bookstores

Find the City’s best selection of cheap classics—you know, all the books written before even your great-grandmother was gobbling on Moby Dick—and newer books too. For cheap.