The Liu Sha Bao (流沙包), a.k.a. the molten lava egg custard bun, is your new favorite dim sum item

Today, we’re writing something we should have written months, if not years, ago; it’s a dedication to the heavenly dim sum item called Liu Sha Bao (流沙包) also known by one of its English names: the molten lava egg custard bun. Continue reading “The Liu Sha Bao (流沙包), a.k.a. the molten lava egg custard bun, is your new favorite dim sum item”

Tagged : / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

It costs approximately $32 to take a Lyft to/from LGA to Lower Manhattan

If you follow this site (wow, your life) then you know that I am a big proponent of Lyft and especially when compared to Uber. Specifically, when I do use Lyft, I use their “Line” service because it’s economically sensible. Continue reading “It costs approximately $32 to take a Lyft to/from LGA to Lower Manhattan”

Tagged : / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

How much does it cost to take a Lyft from San Francisco to SFO airport?

I’ve taken Lyft to San Francisco International (SFO) a handful of times and though it’s not the cheapest way to get to the airport, it’s cost-effective for the great conveniences it provides. Continue reading “How much does it cost to take a Lyft from San Francisco to SFO airport?”

Tagged : / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Get $50 off a Lyft from Las Vegas Airport to the strip with this promo code

Now you can officially take a Lyft from Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport to the Vegas strip – the first car sharing service to operate in Vegas. Continue reading “Get $50 off a Lyft from Las Vegas Airport to the strip with this promo code”

Tagged : / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Lyft retires $8 fares, teases new 50% promotion in “discount zones”

As quickly as $8 Lyft Lines replaced $5 Lyft Lines, they’re ending the more expensive promotion after just a couple weeks. Continue reading “Lyft retires $8 fares, teases new 50% promotion in “discount zones””

Tagged : / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Why you should take a Lyft (Line) from JFK to Manhattan

Those of you that read this site know that I prefer Lyft over Uber and specifically, the Lyft Line service is an efficient and reasonable transportation option. Continue reading “Why you should take a Lyft (Line) from JFK to Manhattan”

Tagged : / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Lyft increases ‘Lyft Line’ fares to $8 in New York City

Lyft has been threatening to end their $5 Lyft Line promotion for a few months now and they’ve finally pulled the plug on the five buck fares in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Continue reading “Lyft increases ‘Lyft Line’ fares to $8 in New York City”

Tagged : / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

I love using Lyft Line, but good luck getting a car during “Prime Time”

From the $5 hotspots to 10-minute match, it’s no secret that I much prefer Lyft Line over regular Lyft, and certainly over Uber. Continue reading “I love using Lyft Line, but good luck getting a car during “Prime Time””

Tagged : / / / / / / / / / / / /

Here’s 9 reasons you should choose to stay at the Bay Bridge Inn in San Francisco

I’ve stayed in dozens of cheap hotels/motels in my life; a line-up of Motel 6s, Econo Lodges and America’s Best Value Inns to keep the cost of accommodations low on vacations. Continue reading “Here’s 9 reasons you should choose to stay at the Bay Bridge Inn in San Francisco”

Tagged : / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Lyft’s 10 minute match: Wait a little longer, save more cash with Lyft Line

In the continued battle between Lyft and Uber, both ride-sharing companies are trying to one-up one another with features, promotions and benefits. Continue reading “Lyft’s 10 minute match: Wait a little longer, save more cash with Lyft Line”

Tagged : / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Cheap and tasty dumplings at Shu Jiao Fu Zhou Restaurant

Though Flushing (the city), Prosperity, Lam Zhou, Xi’an Famous Foods and Vanessa’s get a lot of the ink when it comes to cheap, tasty dumplings in New York City, I’d have to insert Shu Jiao Fu Zhou Cuisine Restaurant into the conversation. Continue reading “Cheap and tasty dumplings at Shu Jiao Fu Zhou Restaurant”

Tagged : / / / / / / / /