Wine

12 Jul 2011

Summertime Tuesdays: SF Film Night and FREE Wine Tasting

I live my life by this credo: “Never say no to FREE wine.” If you follow a similar philosophy, you should get over to the Top of the Mark tonight and every Tuesday this summer for a FREE movie screening and wine tasting. The Top of the Mark bar boasts

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0
06 Jul 2011

DIY: Cork Crafts

Image courtesy designsponge.com Cork is largely unappreciated – not only is it the most environmentally way to seal up a bottle of tasty vino, but the Cork Oak forests are the native habitat of the Iberian Lynx (which is one bad-ass lookin’ cat, no?). Planet Earth lesson aside, cork is

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 3
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
01 Jun 2011

Benefit for the Ladies (Formerly) of 508 Capp Street Tomorrow!

So usually when you think about Friday the 13th, you might be all, “Uh-oh, maybe I’ll see a black cat today or randomly switch bodies with my mom and learn a valuable lesson,” you know, fun stuff, but you probably AREN’T thinking, “My house is going to burn down.”  I

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
03 May 2011

Your Home Bar, Part IV of V: Stretch That Booze, Son!

At this point, your home bar should be nearing completion. You’ve likely dropped a month’s burrito money on stocking your shelves with the booze, the tools, and the other essentials, but it’d be a crime for me to turn you loose now. This week, we’re going to chat about getting

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0
27 Mar 2011

Go Italian With Happy Hour at Zuppa

I don’t normally go out for Italian food because I kind of have a thing about spending money on dishes it’s safe to say I could make at home for a third of the price, like pizza or spaghetti and meatballs.  On the other hand, as half of the blood

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
11 Mar 2011

Drink Your Little Heart Out With SF Weekly

I was recently dragged to a ritzy bar by a couple of my friends.  I obliged, but only because it was someone’s birthday, and you CAN’T say no on birthdays.  Anyway, even with pre-partying, I ended up spending waaaay too much on liquor because apparently SOME bars don’t sell vodka

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09 Mar 2011

Try Your Hand at Being a Board Game Tester Tonight

Right out of a Norman Rockwell… One thing I miss about living in a house with roommates is the board game nights we used to have.  It was pure bliss, infused with ungodly amounts of wine, beer, Four Loko (RIP), pizza, and Sour Patch Kids.  Oh, and laughing, because board

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07 Nov 2010

Screw Tapas and Head For Happy Hour Sangria Deals

The beauty of sangria is that there’s so many different ways to make it and it’s totally easy to do at home with an extremely cheap bottle of wine.  But sometimes your apartment might be a tiny bit dirty and you don’t want to have friends over for drinks.  So

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