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.

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