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La Sandwichera in Caguas

In under$10 on January 25, 2009 at 5:23 PM


I'm currently teaching a class at a Cooking School in Caguas. During the 6 hour class we have a 1 hour break that comes around sometime after lunch. I went out for some grub, but the spots around the school were either out of their lunch specials or closing. I was actually on the hunt for a Subway (LOVE IT!) the students had told me was nearby, but I couldn't find it. I saw LA SANDWICHERA (The Sandwich Place) so I decided I might as well eat there. 

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under $10: Mandy’s BBQ

In under$10 on January 9, 2009 at 2:00 AM

IMG_0278Okay. This whole economic crisis is really getting out of hand. While on my writing hiatus (I apologize it took a while to get back), I've been wondering how I could manage to continue writing about eating out when the whole eating-out thing is verging on the point of being a luxury. Was that a run-on sentence? Anyway… You know something's wrong with the world when you're considering purchasing the 10 for $1.00 Ramen Noodle packs from the pharmacy. So sad. But a reality.

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Under $10: Los Gorditos

In under$10 on June 25, 2008 at 12:01 AM



One thing you have to hand to the island of Puerto Rico is the availability of good food for a decent price.  Simple, tasty, filling food for a few bucks is easily found through-out the island. Most of the time the food is Puerto Rican. At times it’s from a chain or not Puerto Rican. The point is, there are quite a few places out there where one can get a full meal, drink, and maybe even dessert or appetizer for less than $10 dollars. Oh, and receive great customer service as well. We decided to create a "Under $10" section to highlight these places. Which we’re sure will be welcomed given the current economic crunch we’re all feeling these days.


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