Category Archives: Cheap Eats

New York On A Nickel A Day Pt 5: 75 cent pizza (people it’s bad)

I first noticed a pizza place advertising a 75 cent slice walking down 6th Avenue near Penn Station a few months ago. I don’t know if the 75 cent pizza itself is bad,  I mean it says bad things about … Continue reading

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Nando’s and Grime

“you went to Nando’s, and she parred off the meal” One of the things about listening to grime is you end up learning bits and pieces about life in London that you might not have known about. Slang (“IT’S A … Continue reading

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New York On A Nickel A Day Pt 4: 99 Cent Pizza

When one is writing about cheap places to eat in NYC, one can only avoid 99 cent pizza for so long.  I know this topic has been covered to death in various food and pizza blogs, but I’d be remiss … Continue reading

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New York On A Nickel A Day Pt 3: Habibi and Souk El Shater

Living in Queens is certainly a blessing for a man with a small budget and a large appetite.  Constantly battling over the title for “Most Diverse Place on Earth” with Toronto, Queens is home to good, cheap food from around … Continue reading

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Dive Bar Definitions

Nowadays any place that isn’t a fancy-pants lounge gets pegged as a dive, usually by a slumming bohemian or a slumming office drone. Attention assorted goofballs posting on Yelp: just because a place has the ballgame on and some old … Continue reading

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New York On A Nickel A Day Pt 2: Dumplings in Flushing

Spare a few coppers so I might buy some dumplings, good sir? I used to eat dumplings all the time from the place on Allen St, off of Delancey St.  I worked near there and they had one thing that … Continue reading

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New York On A Nickel A Day Pt 1: Taco Truck

Oh, think of all the lemon drops, peanut brittle, and ginger whips you could buy! I certainly can relate to not having enough ready money to fill one’s little tum-tum, so with that in mind I thought I’d point out … Continue reading

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