Wine

19 Oct 2010

Drinking Wine In Brooklyn: Jeremy Adona Reveals All (and more)!

Jeremy Adona is just the type of man you want to meet when navigating Brooklyn, especially when wine is concerned. He used to work at Artisanal Fromagerie and Bistro as well as one of Brooklyn’s best wine shops, Dandelion Wine, studied at the American Sommelier Association, and is now a

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 0
09 Oct 2010

Bring Wine and Get Cozy at Tartine in the West Village

BYOB makes everything more fun. Not just because you will inevitably and very easily get drunk, but because it lightens up the whole dining experience. Appetizers are suddenly possible! Dessert? Why the heck not! They’re the same price as the glass of wine you didn’t have to pay for (and

Jill S. 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
06 Oct 2010

How to Feel Rich

David Sedaris once said “To be broke in New York was to feel a constant, needling sense of failure, as you were regularly confronted by people who had not only more but much, much more.”  This is very true.  Due to the nature of the city you can pass by

BAS Writers 1
28 Aug 2010

City Winery Wants to Get you Drunk and Show you a Nice Time

Unless I accidentally sit in the wrong seat, it is unusual for me to walk into a bar and find three glasses of nice wine waiting for me on my table. Especially at a swanky spot, complete with prerequisite swanky spot twinkly lights. But this happened to me at City

Jill S. 0
20 Aug 2010

Live Music, Art and Kid Stuff at the FREE Rock Make Street Festival on Sunday!

You know how on most Sundays you sit at home getting day drunk on a mega bottle of wine and watch reruns of Tosh.0 until it gets dark out because there isn’t nearly enough sun to coax you off the couch, and then there’s those Sundays where there’s a million

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
22 Jul 2010

Beco: A Non-Cheesy Brazilian Alternative

I’m not sure if it’s because of all those terrible Brazilian restaurants in Midtown, but for some reason, whenever anyone mentions anything about going to a Brazilian restaurant, I’ll just assume it’s going to be incredibly meat-heavy, Pan-South American (as opposed to actually Brazilian), neon-lighted, and generally horrible.  UNTIL NOW.

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 0
27 Jun 2010

Happy Hour Bliss at Uva Enoteca

Tired of the same old boring mimosas at brunch?  Yeah, me neither.  But don’t $10 bottomless bellinis sound good too?  The key word being “bottomless,” of course.  Get on this deal immediately at the Saturday and Sunday brunch at Uva Enoteca, the Italian resto/wine bar in Lower Haight.  Guaranteed to

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1
21 Apr 2010

FREE Tapas at Picaro Tonight!

Like a little Wednesday with your wine?  Me too.  How about some tapas to go along with that buzz?  Check.  Tonight Tapeña Wine has got you covered with San Francisco Tapas Hour, a social meetup event for wine lovers/broke-asses at Picaro restaurant.  From 5:30pm-7:30pm, there will be FREE tapas for the

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0