Welcome to Kitchn’s Food Budget Diaries series, where we show you how people around the country spend money on what they eat and drink. Each post will follow one person for one week and will chronicle everything that person consumes and how much it costs them.
Location: New York, NY
Number of people in household: I live with one roommate, but we don’t buy groceries together.
Salary: $40,000 a year
Weekly food budget: $90 ($60 for groceries; $30 for eating out)