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Cheap Date – 6 January 2007 – Omelette du Fromage

We welcome 2007 with a delicious breakfast, featuring omelettes, bacon, and pancakes. You can leave your diet behind for one more day, can’t you? Keep those comments, emails, voice mails, and special notes coming! You can leave a comment below or drop us a line at You can also leave us a voice mail [...]

Cheap Date – 23 December 2006 – Cheap Update Part Deux

Because we can’t stay away from the microphones, we’re back with another Cheap Update! Tonight we talk about our visit to The Village at The Italian Village in Chicago and our evening at Shear Madness. Thanks as always for all your comments, emails, and voice mails! Leave a comment below, send an email to, [...]

Cheap Date – 9 December 2006 – The Cheap Update Show

Here’s a little update as to what we’ve been up to while on our break, and we even throw in a mini-review of the Ho-Chunk Casino and Resort in the Wisconsin Dells. We hope your holiday season is off to a rousing start! Let us know how things are in your world by leaving a [...]

Cheap Date – 21 October 2006 – A Jambalaya, If You Will

Beer Nuts and 7-ounce pints of beer. It just doesn’t get any better than this, pally. We talk about our meetup with Matt and Amy and Charley and Carol at Joe’s Bebop Cafe at Chicago’s Navy Pier. A great time was had by all. After filling up on jambalaya and whatnot, we headed up to [...]

Cheap Date – 14 October 2006 – The Land of Beer and Cheese

Did someone say “ROAD TRIP??” This week, we’re off to the city of Madison, Wisconsin to see what’s going on up there. Before we gas up and get on I-90, though, we tell you about the Tim Tam Slams we tried with the biscuits/cookies from listener Rachael. The Slam was explained to us by listener [...]

Cheap Date – 7 October 2006 – Under The Harvest Moon

Quick, look outside: when this show gets released, there will be a full moon in the sky. And as we sit under this bright October sky, we’ll make you hungry. We start with a bit;about the new Mario Batali line of cookware at Crate & Barrel, and then we go into the awesome pizza we [...]

Cheap Date – 5 October 2006 – The Rest of the Story

We pick up the story of our weekend. Enjoy. Send your comments to or write ‘em below. You can also call us at 206-203-3283. We love you guys. Seriously. This episode’s running time: 11:22. ]]>

Cheap Date – 30 September 2006 – A Couch in the Elevator

Our weekend in downtown Chicago turns out wonderfully in spite of the rain and post-wedding partygoers in the hallways in the middle of the night. We started out at the Drake Hotel and then moved on to the Museum of Science and Industry. We followed that up with a trip to Navy Pier, and then [...]

Cheap Date – 23 September 2006 – Cobbler and a Cup of Rosie

We get ourselves into a right two and eight with this week’s show. Lisa’s ambition gets the better of her and she makes a cobbler from scratch with apples we picked semi-locally. Then Joe talks about his new culinary toy and the circuitous route (the story, not the actual trip) that got him there. This [...]