Tommy’s Joynt

23 Oct 2020

Tommy’s Joynt is Reopening!

Many of you probably remember back in September when I reported that legendary San Francisco hofbrau place, Tommy’s Joynt, might be closing forever. Fortunately, I was mistaken and within an hour I was able to update that they did plan to open up as soon as they could do it

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02 Sep 2020

Good News: Tommy’s Joynt Apparently NOT Permanently Closed After All!!

Great news! Despite being listed as permanently closed on Yelp and Google, and having the phone number disconnected, it looks like Tommy’s Joynt may not be shut down after all! Chris Henry, owner of Tommy’s Joynt, just emailed me saying, “We’re not permanently closed! We’re temporarily shut down due to covid and

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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

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02 Sep 2020

Update: It Looks Like Tommy’s Joynt is NOT Permanently Closed

UPDATE: Looks like Tommy’s Joynt may not be shut down after all. Despite all the evidence presented below, I just got good news! Chris Henry, owner of Tommy’s Joynt, emailed me saying, “We’re not permanently closed! We’re temporarily shut down due to covid and mandatory closure from government.” I reached out

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26 May 2015

Tommy’s Joint: Home of a Legendary Corned Beef Sandwich

Photo from Inside Scoop Tommy’s Joynt is an SF institution. They’ve been getting people drunk and fed since your grandpappy’s time and doing it awesomely. That’s why I stopped in to learn how to make  their legendary corned beef sandwich.  Check out the video and try not to drool on

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07 Jun 2011

Broke-Ass Band Interview: The Sandwitches (TONIGHT at the Independent, Kelly Malone Fundraiser)

Kelly Malone is a BrokeAssStuart.com VIP. A fearless entrepreneur and champion of the DIY movement, Kelly is the wizard behind SF’s premiere craft fair, Indie Mart, and SF’s favorite DIY hub, Workshop. Tonight the Independent hosts Kelly Malone vs. The “C” Word, a benefit show to help Kelly raise funds

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24 Sep 2009

Broke-Ass of the Week – Jesika Gorton

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude.  Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit’probably not. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week?  Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. This time around our Broke-Ass of

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07 Sep 2009

Blue Collar Chit Chat and Chickies – Dining on a Dime at the Chicken-N-Coop

When it comes to cheap grub, nothing beats the San Francisco tradition of the hofbrau.  Whether the food is palatable or not is debatable. When it comes to the most famous Tommy’s and Lefty O’Doul’s are the crown regents of course. However they can be insanely crowded and a little

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