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VPR Cafe: Eating On The Cheap

A traditional soup and sandwich combo at Maxi's in Waterbury.
Sally Pollak, courtesy
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A traditional soup and sandwich combo at Maxi's in Waterbury.

Cheap eats aren't always the best options when it comes to nutrition; however, restaurants do indeed exist where you can find a good, solid, quality meal that's affordable. Those descriptors are part of the criteria for the Seven Days food feature, "Dining on a Dime." In this podcast, we'll hear about some of their recent picks for grabbing a decent bite.        

Family restaurants, food trucks and breweries were some of the places food writer, Sally Pollak visited to search for one of those meals that also came in at $12 or less. Just hit the play button (above) to hear about her stops at:

Plus, Pollak spills the tea about the mystery behind the name of Magic Hat's #9 ale. She got the scoop straight from Magic Hat co-founder, Alan Newman.

Read more about these resonably-priced options in the following Seven Days features:

"First Bite: Sampling Dinner Dishes At Poco"

"Dining on a Dime: Magic Hat Artifactory"

"Dining on a Dime: Maxi's Restaurant"

"Commuters Fuel Up at Bradford's Vittles Espresso & Eatery"

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