cheap food

City Guide

The 12 Best Cheap Eats in New York

New Yorkers can find a lot to complain about, but a lack of cheap food isn't one of them.
Munchies Staff
1.23.19
Food

I Tried to Eat Thrown Out Food for a Week

Two new apps want to be UberEATS meets dumpster diving, so I tested them out.
Rebecca Tucker
11.29.17
fruit

Plantains Are Cheap for Everyone But the People Who Pick Them

Despite their deliciousness and popularity throughout Latin cuisine, it's near-impossible to find organic or fair-trade plantains in stores, and the reasons why are sketchy at best.
Alicia Kennedy
9.22.17
Los Angeles

The 17 Best Places in LA to Eat on a Budget

The City of Angels isn't all gyms for dogs and exorbitantly expensive detox juices—it’s also quite possibly the greatest city in America to eat on a budget.
Munchies Staff
1.11.17
Boston

Where to Eat in Boston on a Budget

Want to get the best cheap eats available in Boston? The MUNCHIES Guide to Boston is here to help, from seafood to meat pies to Chinese food.
Munchies Staff
10.17.16
coffee

The Majority of People Might Just Genuinely Prefer Cheap Coffee

A full 67 percent of testers liked the cheap stuff better. When Rossen blind-tested three of his coworkers, all three of them preferred the cheap coffee.
Alex Swerdloff
8.26.16
restaurant industry

This Is Why Restaurants Charge So Much for Tiny Portions

When people complain about the prices at my restaurant, it happens because their expectations are not managed properly. We’re offering something that we believe is right: produce that comes only from London and its surrounding area.
Michael Sager
6.7.16
study

Debunking the Myth That Healthy Food Is Super Expensive

The study compared the cost over seven days of a plant-based, olive oil diet to the lowest-cost version of the USDA's MyPlate diet.
Alex Swerdloff
1.6.16
Asian cuisine

How-To: Make Prison Style Sweet and Sour Pork With Andy Roy

If you weren't locked up in Pelican Bay State Prison in the early 2000s, then today is the day you are going to learn how to make a prison-style sweet and sour pork. And we've got just the man to give you a tutorial: Andy Roy.
Andy Roy
4.29.14