Editor's note: We asked five Eating Our Words bloggers to head to Trader Joe's with $20 and write about what they were able to get. We've gathered their stories together here.
Katharine Shilcutt: Objective: Two meals for two for $20
My boyfriend and I hit Trader Joe's a little before 5 p.m. on a ... More >>
Today is not only Memorial Day, it's also the birthday of the voice behind many of the most beloved cartoon characters of all time. In his more than 50 years in Hollywood, Mel Blanc (1908-1989) gave audiences countless "Merry Melodies" via Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam, ... More >>
Take my money, sure...BUT NOT MY CIGARETTES, dammitA classic radio skit by Jack Benny (look him up, young'uns) had his miserly character being confronted by a robber.
"Your money or your life," says the robber.
Loooong pause. (Benny was the master of comic timing.)
"Well?" says the robber. ... More >>
Are you hungry for breakfast? Are you poor (or at least cheap)? Good news!
Just in time for the recession, all Denny's restaurants across the nation are offering their Grand Slam breakfast for free tomorrow only from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. That's two pancakes, two eggs, t ... More >>