Whether you're exploring a new city, rediscovering your own, or serving guests in your home, good eats can get pricey. Peruse below for some tips and tricks to eat better for less.

These Cheap & Easy Meals Have 5 Ingredients or Fewer

The only thing we like more than delicious is effortless—and OK, affordable is a major bonus. These easy 5 ingredient recipe ideas prove you don't have to choose when it comes to cheap and easy dinner...

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Grocery Cafe | Burmese in Jack London Square - Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Our beloved Grocery Cafe re-opens tonight at 5pm, Monday 7/31, for dinner at its new location in Jack London Square. Lunch service starts tomorrow. https://www.facebook.com/grocerycafe/posts/82307...

Thuận Phát Vietnamese Sandwiches | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

When I pulled into Happy Hen Diner yesterday, I noticed a new shop, Thuận Phát Vietnamese Sandwiches across the parking lot. Googling for info on it while I ate breakfast, I found BiteClub's piece ...

Newport Beach cheap & cheerful

by KarenDW 4 years ago

I'm heading to Newport Beach next week, for a conference, and would love recs for a super casual dinner mid-week. We already have reservations for Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, and most other meals...


by ccziv 4 years ago

Looking for good and inexpensive places to eat in Chelsea. Recs for good diners and delis welcome. Also curious about who you think has the best bagels in Chelsea. Planning to do a detailed, hyper ...

Inexpensive and near (Independent) bookstore in Durham?

by LulusMom 5 years ago

This is sort of an odd, 2 part question. At her school's auction Lulu got a chance to go book shopping with her teacher and a friend, and then dinner out with the teacher afterwards. So I'm looking...

Yan Yan Seafood Restaurant @ Judah and 28th Avenue [San Francisco]

by Cynsa 8 years ago

Yan Yan Seafood Restaurant 2241 Judah Street (between 27th Ave & 28th Ave) San Francisco, CA 94122 Neighborhood: Outer Sunset Mon-Sat 11 am - 9:30 pm Sun 5 pm - 9:30 pm Friends of a fell...

Good "cheap"/ inexpensive eats in the Monterey area.

by thechez5 6 years ago

I will be going on a road trip from Los Angeles to Monterey next weekend. I'll be stopping at Big Sur Bakery for lunch and grabbing some drinks at Nepenthe (only because I love the view there). Sho...

Thoughts on Delarosa on Yerba Buena Ln.

free sample addict aka Tracy L
by free sample addict aka Tracy L 4 years ago

Most of the posts I've read are several years old. How is Delarosa? Would it be impossible to get a table at 7:00 pm on a Saturday? Are there any other affordable Italian restaurants that are very...

Where to go in the French Quarter on a budget trip

by rlcole4346 4 years ago

My brother and sister-in-law are going to New Orleans this September. My brother has not been in years, and his wife has never been. Unlike MC and I, the two of them are definitely not foodies. The...

Cheap and Cheerful in Downtown Vancouver - Chinese or?

by islandgirl 4 years ago

My family is coming to visit from Toronto and I'm looking for some cheap and cheerful dining options in downtown Vancouver. They have expressed interest in Chinese (dim sum?) but other suggestion...

Looking for inexpensive seafood restaurant- Outer Banks, NC

by NadineS 13 years ago

We will be in Nags Head, on the Outer Banks of NC for a week starting on Labor Day weekend. We are looking for an inexpensive seafood restaurant - the kind of place where they put brown paper on t...

Toronto Life Best 100 Cheap Eats

pistachio peas
by pistachio peas 4 years ago

Not a fan of the magazine in general, but I'm wondering what people think of this list: http://torontolife.com/food/best-cheap-eats-in-toronto/

Lunch near Transit Museum

by Lizbet 4 years ago

Looking for an inexpensive place for lunch on Thursday near the Transit Museum, Boerum Place & Schermerhorn. Brooklyn Heights would also be fine. We like ethnic food, (Thai, Chinese, Indian, Midd...

free or inexpensive baking classes??

by AdamFoodie 14 years ago

I used the search function and did'nt find much(most baking and/or cooking classes are like $75 dollars), but are there any free or cheap baking classes that people can take just for fun? like at m...

Salads, 2016

by prima 5 years ago

Where are your current favourite salads found in TO? Open to salads at any pricepoint. Would especially love to hear recs for favourite take-out salads , as well as favourite salads in the An...

Cheap/Frugal Eats in San Francisco

by soccermom13 4 years ago

I've not seen any posts from the last few years on cheap/frugal eats in your wonderful city. I did find this list from SF Eater: https://sf.eater.com/maps/best-san-francisco-restaurants-cheap-eat...

Canton House Gourmet | Sunset - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Three weeks ago my intended quick lunch spot turned out to be closed on Tuesday. But a spot on the same block, Canton House Gourmet, was flying a "grand opening" banner. The posted menu featured a ...

AZ Cheap Eats

by chowgirl1 4 years ago

My 12 yr old and I are going on an Arizona adventure and looking for cheap eats. We're open to all kinds of cuisine, would love a fantastic, non-touristy Mexican place somewhere in the mix, and ha...

Two sisters in Chicago

by walkoffdinner 4 years ago

We will be in the Chicago area, thinking Wicker Park but open to other suggestions, in late June for 3 days. Took note of green apples itinerary. My sister is not necessarily a foodie but she ...

Recommended Bahn Mi in Little Saigon

by TenderNob 4 years ago

Looking for new recs for bahn mi. I've tried Saigon Sandwich, Lee's and Sing Sing. Hoang Dat is next on the list. What other places in the 'loin do Hounds like?