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Watching your wallet? Chowhounds discuss the best cheap eats in your area, plus recommendations and tips for eating and cooking on a budget.

Where to buy inexpensive whole vanilla beans?

by Pamela 10 years ago

Whole vanilla beans are awfully expensive. Trader Joe's didn't have any when I looked today, and the regular grocery...


davis_sq_pro commented 18 days ago

Any Quick Recipes Anyone?

by sarah_b98 2 months ago

Hello everyone! I’m a broke college student looking for easy recipes that I can make in between classes while on a bu...


Ttrockwood commented 2 months ago

Paris in September - Please comment on my choices

by rrems 4 months ago

My husband and I will be in Paris from the 28th to October 3 (Friday to Wednesday). We will have 7 or 8 restaurant m...


rrems commented 2 months ago

Dinner Recommendation in Newburyport, MA

by wendy k 3 months ago

My college room mates and I are meeting in Newburyport, MA for dinner (there will be 6 of us). Any suggestions for in...


wendy k commented 3 months ago

How much do you spend on groceries each month?

by Croissant 6 years ago

I am SHOCKED by the amount of money we spend at the grocery store and I'm wondering how this amount compares to the r...


theartster commented 3 months ago

Quiet, good food & drink, close to Bart, not too pricey

by luvwine4 5 months ago

Need to find a location in SF for friend's planning get-together. We don't have a lot of money but we love good food/...


luvwine4 commented 5 months ago

Best Restaurant <$50 per Head

by socialcapitalist 6 months ago

Hi There, I'm travelling to Paris with a group of 6 in July and was looking for a great restaurant where the all-i...


rrems commented 6 months ago

Bridal Shower

by Gail56 10 months ago

Looking for a place to hold a Bridal shower in 2018 for my daughter. Approximately 50 or less guests. Have a budget...


nsxtasy commented 10 months ago

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28 Delicious Dishes Around The World For $5 Or Less

by DavidT 10 months ago

If your are visiting any of the major world cities.

New Orleans on a serious budget

by baybritta 10 months ago

My husband and I are visiting New Orleans in April. While we are both foodies, our pocketbook just doesn't seem to k...


baybritta commented 10 months ago

Dinner for 50 in Somerville/Cambridge/East Arlington

by DavisSquare 1 year ago

Hello all. We are hosting about 50-odd people for a casual dinner (sit-down or buffet would be fine) on a Friday nigh...


sallyt commented 1 year ago

Washington DC on a budget. A review of several eateries in DC center.

by Rustscheff 1 year ago

Hello, I have been forced to live on USD 20 per hour after taxes and went to present research in Washington this week...

Mississippi Snopes

Mississippi Snopes commented 1 year ago

Theatre district avoiding subways

by SueFH 1 year ago

Coming to see Bruce on B'way and a few other shows next month, 11/16-19. I had knee replacement surgery yesterday an...


prima commented 1 year ago

Seattle area for a few days visiting friends

by quix 1 year ago

Hey everyone! I'm in a bit of a tricky situation. I'm a food lover (duh) but the friends that I'm visiting in Seattle...


quix commented 1 year ago

Best "cheap" gin?

by scratchie 8 years ago

I like Tanqueray just fine, but the last time I was in the liquor store, I was considering whether I really need to b...


BigG commented 1 year ago

What's a good quality yet affordable vodka?

by robky 6 years ago

I've been a bourbon drinker for as long as I can remember, and I still like my bourbon, but I started drinking vodka ...


BigG commented 1 year ago

Is there such thing as good cheap brandy?

by YAYME 6 years ago

If so is there anything you guys recommend? I usually like applejack, but I want a standard, not to pricy brandy for ...


BigG commented 1 year ago

bare bones pantry meals

by mizzdee 6 years ago

Years ago...when we first got married..dh and I hit a rough patch of very little money for wasnt pleasant but...


herby commented 1 year ago