Friday, October 10, 2008

Your Forest Hills 72 Dining Recession Guide

Then: AJ's pizza.
Now: The Family Restaurant pizza.
Quality Difference: Tiny. AJ's not nearly as good since Sal left in the middle of the night.
Price Difference: 20% or $4 per pie.

Then: Bann Thai delivery.
Now: Mr. Tong's delievery.
Quality Difference: Medium. Bann Thai is not as good as it used to be, but still very fresh.
Price Difference: 40% or $20 per order.

Then: Bonnelle Bakery.
Now: Entemanns.
Price Difference: 75% or $6 per order.
Quality Difference: Large. But $14 for a pound of cookies is not in the budget.

Then: Natural produce.
Now: Trade Fair produce.
Price Difference: 50% or $10 per order.
Quality Difference: Huge. Might have to switch back.

Then: Sushi Oh!
Now: Stop and Shop Sushi Counter.
Price Difference: 50% or $12 per order.
Quality Difference: None. Stop and Shop Sushi is the best deal around.

Total savings: $52.