Restaurants

08 Feb 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Closing Time

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 went to a restaurant last night about a half and hour before closing and got major ‘tude from the staff. I understand that it

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 1
09 Jan 2011

“Bargain Bites” Restaurants in SF

Leaving a(n empty) oven on can only warm your apartment up so much and does nothing to assuage an empty stomach. And as the old adage goes: empty stomach, empty oven equals a one-way ticket to Unhappy Town. (Or something like that.) So might I suggest perusing the San Francisco

Jessica Longo - Two-Bit Reporter 0
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
19 Aug 2010

La Superior: More Like La Superi-MORE!

What is this, the New York Post? Amirite? Anywho, Kiley has already named La Superior as one of her fave BYOB spots, but I just wanted to expand on just how delicious this place is. As many of my friends love to point out, I’m always criticizing Mexican places in

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 0
07 Jun 2010

FREE Anthony Bourdain Book Signing

Anthony Bourdain is the kind of chef/TV show personality who will show you the Montana hotel room where a former director went on a coke and shooting binge, and then go downstairs to tell you about the buffalo meat something he’s eating. Then other nights he ends up in the

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
29 Jan 2010

Restaurant Behavior: Avoid Irritating the Waitstaff

I’ve been waiting tables off and on for about 10 years, and I spent my first year in Brooklyn waiting tables at a diner in Park Slope. It was a fantastic cultural introduction to New York. When a lady ordered an egg cream, I had to go ask the other

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 2
02 Sep 2009

How to Behave in a Restaurant

You know how in places like Israel and Switzerland it’s mandatory for every citizen to spend a certain amount of time in the military?  I’ve always thought that it should be the same in the US, but that instead of the army or navy, Americans should have to be in

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 28
09 Apr 2009

BYOB takes the financial ruin out of “dinner and drinks”

Standing alone, a dinner or drinks can be manageable, but combined…well, that’s just stupid.  It’s like fighting two bears.  I can’t do that. Budgets begin to implode.  Enter BYOB restaurants – places where owners are lazy, poor, or philosophically aligned with drinking malt liquor with your dinner. I hardly ever

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