Danny Jensen

Danny Jensen

Danny is a Los Angeles-based editor and writer who covers food, travel, and more for Cheapism. He’s the author of "Secret Los Angeles: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure" and "100 Things to Do in Los Angeles Before You Die, 2nd edition." His work can also be found on Thrillist, Time Out, TravelZoo, KCET, and elsewhere. He grew up in Boston and received his B.A. in English from Vassar College. He’ll sing you an opera aria if you ask nicely.

Danny has enjoyed DIY projects that save money since long before it was the cool thing to do. Whether he’s growing his own vegetables, pickling them or cooking elaborate dinners from scratch, he’s pretty convinced the food tastes better than spending a fortune on a night out. When he does go out, he has a knack for tracking down the best free events and concerts in town, along with finding delicious, cheap eats at holes-in-the-wall or food trucks. He’s also never met an impulse buy that he couldn’t pass up in favor of bargain hunting for a better deal. You can reach him at danny@cheapism.com.

  • Stories by Danny

Top Cheap Beers With Local Pride
Hopdoddy Burger
1948 Armour Bacon Vintage Print Ad America's Luxury Bacon
Famous Coca Cola advertisement on a building in Kings Cross suburb of Sydney
Female Left Hand Holding a Red Pen with Blue Ink, Doodling Flowers on a Blank Sheet Journal with the Right Hand Holding It
Cherlato truck with gold cone
Howlin' Ray's fried chicken sandwich
Happy black girl being fed with a carrot by her father.
How to Combat Seasonal Allergies
Classic Pie Recipes

22 Classic Pie Recipes