Cutback Cuisine

The Wall Street Journal coins a phrase to describe how restaurants are dealing with rising food costs.

Hamburger as steak tartare, pasta instead of steak, and McDonald’s Dollar Menu items that cost - gulp - more than a dollar. Now’s the time to start scaling back your expectations.

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