Category Archives: Cheap Eats

Cheap Eats 2016

With so many great choices for delectable cuisine, we understand that it can be hard to stick to a budget when you’re hungry (and especially if you’re hangry). To help you out, we decided to take out the middleman and did all the legwork for you in searching out affordable, and more importantly delicious, eats from fantastic local restaurants. Just like we do every year, we’ve got you covered with dozens of meals that come in well below the $10 mark (and a few that weigh in at $12 and under*), so you don’t have to break that piggy bank. We may have put the kibosh on our diet, but it was a sacrifice we were willing to make for you, Bakersfield.

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Cheap Eats 2015

We ask a lot of people what they love about this town on a regular basis. Unsurprisingly, the most common answer we get is: the food. It’s with that spirit that we bring you this year’s Cheap Eats list, our compilation of great local Bakersfield restaurants (and the occasional food cart) that offer up big bites without charging big bucks, so you can explore more of the tastes your city has to offer.

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Cheap Eats: Dining on a Dime – Part 3

Part 3. Yes, Cheap Eats is a grueling albeit tasty job, but someone has to do it. It was made all the more challenging this year because it seems like the Bakersfield restaurant scene is only getting bigger and better. So we asked for the help of our awesome and food-lovin’ A-List members to suggest their top choices when they go out dinin’. And, as you’ll notice, some of these items tip the scales over the $10 mark—our usual limit—but since we value our readers so much, we made a few concessions here and there in the name of sating hunger!

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2014 Cheap Eats: Dining on a Dime – Part 1

The days are shorter, the nights are colder, but this time of year also means our annual Cheap Eats guide is back to light up your lunch hour! We’ve once again compiled a list of flavorful dishes from great restaurants that are guaranteed to fill you up without emptying your wallet. And we’ve got a few special dishes peppered throughout the list this year, but more on that later.

Speaking of pepper…get ready to whet your appetite!

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