The place: Bean Bag Café, 601 Divisadero (at Hayes), 563-3634
The hours: Daily, 3-10 p.m.
The deals: Pints of craft brews for $1.75; house wines are $3 on Fridays
The digs: Hip yet friendly neighborhood hangout complete with exposed brick, worn wood, sidewalk seating, and a bevy of black-clad hepcats writing in notebooks, reading Camus, or discussing earnest matters over mugs of java. There's also windowside counter seating affording urbane Western Addition vistas.