Here they are:
1) Order the least appetizing item on the menu.
2) Don't choose a place to eat based on the happy, beautiful people inside.
3) Strip malls offer better value than downtown eateries. Plus: Food trucks are awesome. (And if you're in Manhattan, stick to streets over avenues.)
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4) Ask around.
5) Avoid restaurants that put their budget into staff over the food.
6) Choose unpopular cuisines over similar popular cuisines (Vietnamese over Thai, Pakistani over Indian).
Though I know to keep in mind that he's focusing purely on getting the best value for your money, there are definitely occasions where terrible service or ambiance have ruined what would otherwise be a good meal, which make me question 2 and 5. And I don't know if I buy his argument forRead More »from Do You Know How to Eat Out?